Pavlos Karakostas was a Greek author from Perdikaki Valtou. He was a qualified teacher and served as a School Master and later as a School Adviser in Athens. He also studied political sciences at the Panteion University of Athens.
He served as well in many other positions of public interest(Head of the department for the foreign schools in the Ministry of Education 'especially colleges', general secretary of a committee of a certain Greek party for educational reforms, president of a teachers' association etc.).