Greek Independence Day, national holiday celebrated annually in Greece on March 25, commemorating the start of the War of Greek Independence in 1821. It coincides with the Greek Orthodox Church’s celebration of the Annunciation to the Theotokos, when the Archangel Gabriel appeared to Mary and told her that she would bear the son of God.

Greek Independence Day, national holiday celebrated annually in Greece on March…

Greek Independence Day, national holiday celebrated annually in Greece on March 25, commemorating the start of the War of Greek Independence in 1821. It coincides with the Greek Orthodox Church’s celebration of the Annunciation to the Theotokos, when the Archangel Gabriel appeared to Mary and told her that she would bear the son of God.

Greek Independence Day, national holiday celebrated annually in Greece on March…

Odysseas Androutsos (1788–1825) was a hero of the Greek War of Independence

Odysseas Androutsos (or Odysseus Androutsos); (Greek: Οδυσσέας Ανδρούτσος) was a hero of the Greek War of Independence

Greek soldier.

Selahlik silahlik or bensilah. Ottoman leather weapons belt (selahlik / silahlik) worn throughout the Ottoman Empire, made from layers of leather containing slips to hold a yatagan sword and other weapons.

This is a printabl history timeline poster covering the main events in the history of Ancient Greece    Copyright text does not appear on actual product    Two files included - one for printing on A3 paper and one for printing on A4 paper    No waiting for delivery simply purchase, download and print

This is a printabl history timeline poster covering the main events in the history of Ancient Greece Copyright text does not appear on actual product Two files included - one for printing on paper and one for printing on paper No waiting fo

Freedom or Death, words that started the Greek revolution in 1821, Kalavrita, Greece

Eleftheria i thanatos "freedom or death") is the motto of Greece. It arose during the Greek War of Independence in the where it was a war cry for the Greeks who rebelled against Ottoman rule

The Greek revolution

Dupré's depiction of Greek rebels hoisting the flag at Salona.

Athanasios Diakos (1788 – 24 April 1821), was a Greek military commander during the Greek War of Independence and a national hero,

Athanasios Diakos – 24 April was a Greek military commander during the Greek War of Independence and a national hero,

Laskarina Bouboulina was a Greek naval commander and revolutionary captain who fought in the successful Greek War of Independence against the Ottomans.

Oil Painting of Bouboulina, The National Historical Museum, Athens. Laskarina Bouboulina May 1771 – 22 May was a Greek naval commander, heroine of the Greek War of Independence in and an Admiral of the Imperial Russian Navy.

Andartiko, Greek resistance fighters

Andartiko, Greek resistance fighters (But it broke his heart as it broke the heart of every B. in Greece. ELAS set to work and smashed every other guerrilla organization it could get its filthy hands on.

Greek resistance fighters ww2

Andartiko, Greek resistance fighters (But it broke his heart as it broke the heart of every B. in Greece. ELAS set to work and smashed every other guerrilla organization it could get its filthy hands on.

Markos Botsaris (Greek: Μάρκος Μπότσαρης, c. 1788 – 21 August 1823) was a general and hero of the Greek War of Independence and captain of the Souliotes. Botsaris is among the most revered national heroes in Greece.

Markos Botsaris (Greek: Μάρκος Μπότσαρης, c. 1788 – 21 August was a general and hero of the Greek War of Independence and captain of the Souliotes. Botsaris is among the most revered national heroes in Greece.

Markos Botsaris (Greek: Μάρκος Μπότσαρης, c. 1788 – 21 August 1823) was a general and hero of the Greek War of Independence and captain of the Souliotes. Botsaris is among the most revered national heroes in Greece.

Markos Botsaris (Greek: Μάρκος Μπότσαρης, c. 1788 – 21 August was a general and hero of the Greek War of Independence and captain of the Souliotes. Botsaris is among the most revered national heroes in Greece.

Lord Byron travelled all over Europe especially in Italy where he lived for 7 years and then joined the Greek War of Independence fighting the Ottoman Empire, for which Greeks revere him as a national hero. He died one year later at age 36 from a fever contracted while in Missolonghi in Greece.

Lord Byron joined the Greek War of Independence fighting the Ottoman Empire, for which Greeks revere him as a national hero. He died one year later at age 36 from a fever contracted while in Missolonghi in Greece.

General Kolokotronis obtained this helmet when he served in the English army. He added the cross himself. ( the National Historical Museum, Athens, Greece)

General Kolokotronis obtained this helmet when he served in the English army. He added the cross himself. ( the National Historical Museum, Athens, Greece)

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