Dimitris Psathas

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Dimitris Psathas (Greek: Δημήτρης Ψαθάς) was a famous modern Greek satirist and playwright. He was born in Trabzon of Pontos in 1907 and died in Athens in 1979.

He went to Athens in 1923 and finished his studies whereby he devoted himself to both journalism and the theatre. In 1937, he published his first book Justice is in a good mood and the next year his next book Justice is in a bad mood. However, he became widely known with his book Madam Sousou. He wrote many theatrical plays with great success. He also wrote a 500-page historical chronicle about the resistance of his compatriots entitled Land of Pontos in 1996.