Laskarina Bouboulina (1771-1825) on 1000 Drachmai 1970 Banknote from Greece. Greek naval commander, heroine of the Greek War of Independence in 1821

Laskarina Bouboulina on 1000 Drachmai 1970 Banknote from Greece. Greek naval commander, heroine of the Greek War of Independence in 1821 Link to Wikipedia article here:.

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

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,

Eleftheria i thanatos "freedom or death" is the motto of Greece.It arose during the Greek War of Independence in the 1820s, where it was a war cry for the Greeks who rebelled against Ottoman rule.It was adopted after the Greek War of Independence. It is still in use today, and is a popular theory regarding the use of 9 stripes (for the 9 syllables of the motto) in the Greek flag.The motto symbolized and still symbolizes the resolve of the people of Greece against tyranny and oppression

Grateful Hellas, by Theodoros Vryzakis, 1958 [Greece personified as a woman, with revolutionaries who participated in the Greek War of Independence]

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.

9 Jan, Greeks  under Makrigiannis fight against Kioutahes pasha at Pireaus. from the sea side

9 Jan, under Makrigiannis fight against Kioutahes pasha at Pireaus. from the sea side

Kanellos Deligiannis  was a Greek magnate from the Morea and the son of Ioannis Deligiannis. He was one of the main organizer of the Greek War of Independence and a politician in the independent Kingdom of Greece.

Kanellos Deligiannis was a Greek magnate from the Morea and the son of Ioannis Deligiannis. He was one of the main organizer of the Greek War of Independence and a politician in the independent Kingdom of Greece.

Theodoros Kolokotronis; 3 April 1770 – 4 February 1843)  Greek general and the pre-eminent leader of the Greek War of Independence against the Ottoman Empire. Kolokotronis' greatest success was the defeat of the Ottoman army under Mahmud Dramali Pasha at the Battle of Dervenakia in 1822. In 1825, he was appointed commander-in-chief of the Greek forces in the Peloponnese. Today, Kolokotronis ranks among the most revered of the protagonists of the War of Independence.

Greek General Theodoros Kolokotronis supervising during the battle of Dervenakia

Manto Mavrogenous (Greek: Μαντώ Μαυρογένους) (1796 - July 1848) was a Greek heroine of the Greek War of Independence. A rich woman, she spent all her fortune for the Hellenic cause. Under her encouragement, her European friends contributed money and guns to the revolution.

Manto Mavrogenous (Greek: Μαντώ Μαυρογένους) (1796 - July 1848) was a Greek heroine of the Greek War of Independence. A rich woman, she spent all her fortune for the Hellenic cause. Under her encouragement, her European friends contributed money and guns to the revolution.

The oath of Filiki Eteria (Φιλική Εταιρία), an underground organization of the Greek 1821 revolution, carved in stone at a monument in Kolonaki, Athens

The oath of Filiki Eteria (Φιλική Εταιρία), an underground organization of the Greek 1821 revolution, carved in stone at a monument in Kolonaki, Athens

Rigas Feraios or Rigas Velestinlis (1757 – June 24, 1798) was a Greek writer, political thinker and revolutionary, active in the Modern Greek Enlightenment, remembered as a Greek national hero, a victim of the Balkan uprising against the Ottoman Empire and a forerunner of the Greek War of Independence.

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