Proveleggios was born in Exambela, Sifnos in 1850. He studied Literature at the University of Athens with graduate studies in Munich, Leipzig and Jena. He was offered a position at the Athens University but turned it down in favour of writing poetry and prose.
He served as a Member of Parliament from the Cyclades.
- Θησεύς - Theseus
- Το μήλον της έριδος - The Apple of Eris
- Νέα ποιήματα - New Poems
- Φαίδρα - Phaedra
- Χρυσοπηγή - Chrysopigi
- Το Αιγαίον - The Aegean
- Ο Άσωτος γιος - The Prodigal Son