Giannis G. Kasimatis was a scholar and a publisher in Alexandria (Egypt). He founded the newspaper Ta Nea (1915-1924) together with D. Zachariadis, and was the publisher of other newspapers as well; he was a member of the “Nea Zoi” literary society (and a member of the editorial board of the Nea Zoi journal) up to 1910. He was one of the founders (together with Stefanos Pargas, among others) of the journal Grammata (1911). He wrote poetry and prose. He died in 1961.