Kyriakos Pittakis was born in Psiri of Athens.
In 1821 he was in the revolution against the Ottomans. In 1824 he studied in the Ionian Academy of Corfu. In 1833, together with other prominent personalities, he founded the Archaeological Society.
He helped greatly with the establishment of the New Acropolis Museum.
He died on 23 October 1863. He was married to Catherine Makri, sister of Theresia.
Nicole Panayiotatou, Grade 2, 2nd Junior High School of Paralia