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.

Georgios Karaiskakis (Greek: Γεώργιος Καραϊσκάκης) born Georgios Iskos (Greek: Γεώργιος Ίσκος) (January 23, 1780 or January 23, 1782 – April 23, 1827) was a famous Greek tepht, armatolos, military commander, and a hero of the Greek War of Independence. Nickname: The Nun’s Son

Georgios Karaiskakis (Greek: Γεώργιος Καραϊσκάκης) born Georgios Iskos (Greek: Γεώργιος Ίσκος) (January 23, 1780 or January 23, 1782 – April 23, 1827) was a famous Greek tepht, armatolos, military commander, and a hero of the Greek War of Independence. Nickname: The Nun’s Son

Ρήγας Βελεστινλής (Φεραίος) (1757 – 1798): Πρόδρομος και πρωτεργάτης του Νεοελληνικού Διαφωτισμού, ο Αντώνιος Κυριαζής ή Κυρίτζης -όπως ήταν το πραγματικό όνομά του- γεννήθηκε το 1757 στο Βελεστίνο της Μαγνησίας.

Ρήγας Βελεστινλής (Φεραίος)

Ρήγας Βελεστινλής (Φεραίος) (1757 – 1798): Πρόδρομος και πρωτεργάτης του Νεοελληνικού Διαφωτισμού, ο Αντώνιος Κυριαζής ή Κυρίτζης -όπως ήταν το πραγματικό όνομά του- γεννήθηκε το 1757 στο Βελεστίνο της Μαγνησίας.

Athanasios (Massavetas) Diakos died in Battle of Alamana in 1821. He was executed. He was 33 years old when he died.

Athanasios (Massavetas) Diakos died in Battle of Alamana in He was executed. He was 33 years old when he died.

Theodoros Kolokotronis (3 April 1770 – 4 February 1843) Greek Independence Day Hero - My Hero.....

Theodoros Kolokotronis - was a Greek general and the pre-eminent leader of the Greek War of Independence against the Ottoman Empire.

Engraving of Laskarina Bouboulina, heroine of the Greek War of Independence, by Friedel, 1827.

Laskarina Bouboulina (Greek: Λασκαρίνα Μπουμπουλίνα, pronounced [laskaˈrina bubuˈlina]), 11 May 1771 – 22 May was a Greek naval commander, heroine of the Greek War of Independence in and posthumously, an Admiral of the Imperial Russian Navy.

Proclamation by Alexandros Ypsilantis (1792-1828), “Fight for Faith and Country”, issued in the military camp at Jassy on 24 February 1821.The first official proclamation of the Greek uprising. Benaki Museum (Main Building, 1 Koumbari st)  Marz 25th National Liberal Day, Greece

Proclamation by Alexandros Ypsilantis “Fight for Faith and Country”, issued in the military camp at Jassy on 24 February first official proclamation of the Greek uprising.

Μαργαρίτης Γεώργιος (1814 - 1884) Ο Γεώργιος Καραϊσκάκης ορμά έφιππος προς την Ακρόπολη, 1844 Λάδι σε μουσαμά. Συλλογή Ιδρύματος Ε. Κουτλίδη. Margaritis Georgios (1814 - 1884) Georgios Karaiskakis Mounted, Advances on the Acropolis, 1844 Oil on canvas. Ε. Koutlidis Foundation Collection

Μαργαρίτης Γεώργιος (1814 - 1884) Ο Γεώργιος Καραϊσκάκης ορμά έφιππος προς την Ακρόπολη, 1844 Λάδι σε μουσαμά. Συλλογή Ιδρύματος Ε. Κουτλίδη. Margaritis Georgios (1814 - 1884) Georgios Karaiskakis Mounted, Advances on the Acropolis, 1844 Oil on canvas. Ε. Koutlidis Foundation Collection

Λάζαρος Κουντουριώτης

Λάζαρος Κουντουριώτης

Athansios Diakos ranks among the world’s most historic warriors, giving his life to one of the most beautiful ideals known to mankind: Freedom

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

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