Why a parade for Greek Independence. Ottoman Rule / Tourkokratia – Conditions for Greek Revolution (1453-1821)
Συντάκτης: Peter N. Yiannos, PhD 21 Φεβρουαρίου 2011 Time tends to fade the memory of events. Greek Independence was an historical event that defied its times. Despotic Europe with its Holy Alliance was dedicated and committed to the...
Papaflessas (Fair Gregory) fought bravely during the 1821 revolution. He commanded Greek forces at the battle of Maniaki where he was kiled. The Turkish troops feared him so much that they beheaded his body at the end of the battle to make sure that he was dead
Laskarina Bouboulina (Greek: Λασκαρίνα Μπουμπουλίνα, pronounced [laskaˈrina bubuˈlina]), 11 May 1771 – 22 May 1825) was a Greek naval commander, heroine of the Greek War of Independence in 1821, and an Admiral of the Imperial Russian Navy. She bought arms and ammunition at her own expense and brought them secretly to Spetses in her ships, to fight "for the sake of my nation."