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GREECE: Laskarina Bouboulina on 1000 Drachmai 1970 Banknote from Greece. Greek naval commander, heroine of the Greek War of Independence in Women we admire; influential women in history dolls Greek History, Women In History, Greek Independence, Empire Ottoman, Greece Pictures, Greek Culture, Greek Art, People Of The World, Madonna

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Odysseas Androutsos (or Odysseus Androutsos); (Greek: Οδυσσέας Ανδρούτσος) was a hero of the Greek War of Independence Caucasian Race, Greek Independence, Greek Warrior, Greek History, Greek Music, Leather Ottoman, Ancient Greece, Armour, Film

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

15 Historical Women They Should Have Taught You About In School - Wonderful and informative read! Great women of this world. They should be figures we were schooled about, not just men from History. Greek History, Women In History, Ancient History, History Icon, History Books, History Education, Teaching History, Modern History, History Facts

“Eleftheria y Thanatos” (“Freedom or Death”) The first woman Admiral

How come I didn’t know that?! … I’m always excited when I discover fascinating women from history of whom I was previously unaware. And in this case, I have to thank Joanna Lumley’s delightful and informative TV documentary series about Greece for introducing me to the extraordinary Admiral Laskarina Bouboulina. On following up the episode, I discovered Bouboulina’s links to Russia that added another dimension of interest – her connection with the diplomat Count Stroganov[off] - who may, or…

Greek Independence Day, national holiday celebrated annually in Greece on March… Greek Flag, Go Greek, Greek Life, Patras, Battle Of Crete, Greek Independence, Greece History, Greek Warrior, Greek Culture

March 25 - Eleftheria!!!!

A big holiday here.... March 25th - both the day of the Annunciation and the day of Greek Independence.... freedom from the hated Ottoman Turks in 1821. It was a perfect day for a parade - a sunny crystal clear day and the streets were full of children waving flags, street vendors hawking balloons, flags, and food, and row after row of proud young marchers in school uniforms or gorgeous historic costumes. The flag of Greece has not changed since the revolution against the Ottoman Empire in…

 Mitropoulos hoists the flag at Salona. Scene from the early stages of the Greek War of Independence by Louis Dupre Greek Independence, Greece History, Greek Warrior, Greek Music, Byzantine Art, Thessaloniki, Ancient Greece, Military History, Art History

12 must-see images of the Greek revolution - Hellenic American Leadership CouncilHellenic American Leadership Council

1. The Oath of Initiation into the Society by Dionysios Tsokos 2. Alexander Ypsilantis crosses the Pruth, by Peter von Hess 3. Greek boy defending his wounded father by Ary Scheffer 4. Uprising of Salona 1821″, by Louis Dupré 5. … Continue reading →

Athanasios Diakos – 24 April was a Greek military commander during the Greek War of Independence and a national hero, Monk Warrior, Greek Warrior, Greek Independence, Greek History, Greek Music, Byzantine Art, Greek Art, Alexander The Great, Important People

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

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. Greek History, Roman History, Monuments, Ancient Greek Costumes, Greek Traditional Dress, Greek Independence, Albanian Culture, Greek Warrior, Portraits

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.

"Ο θάνατος του Σουλιώτη αγωνιστή Λάμπρου Τζαβέλλα". Ελαιογραφία, αντίγραφο χαρακτικού του L. Lipparini. Εθνικό Ιστορικό Μουσείο , Αθήνα. “The death of Lambros Tzavellas”. Oil on canvas, copy from an engraving of L. Liparini. National Historical Museum Greek Traditional Dress, Greek Independence, Greek Paintings, Greek Warrior, Greek History, Greek Culture, 10 Picture, Greek Art, In Ancient Times

"Ο θάνατος του Σουλιώτη αγωνιστή Λάμπρου Τζαβέλλα". Ελαιογραφία, αντίγραφο χαρακτικού του L. Lipparini. Εθνικό Ιστορικό Μουσείο , Αθήνα. “The death of Lambros Tzavellas”. Oil on canvas, copy from an engraving of L. Liparini. National Historical Museum

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 Greek Independence, Greece History, Ottoman, Greek Warrior, Ancient Greece, Greek Mythology, First World, Religion, Hero

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

Kanellos Deligiannis was a Greek magnate from the Morea and the son of Ioannis Deligiannis. He was one of the main organisers of the Greek War of Independence and a politician in the independent Kingdom of Greece. Greek Independence, Archangel Gabriel, Old Faces, Greek History, Greek Culture, Ottoman Empire, Revolution, Hero, Albania

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.

Markos Botsaris (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. Greek Independence, Greek Warrior, Archangel Gabriel, Greek History, Byzantine Art, The Son Of Man, Military History, Vintage Pictures, World Cultures

Markos Botsaris (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.

Προσωπογραφία Νικηταρά του Τουρκοφάγου, έργο του Karl Krazeisen. Greek Independence, Greece History, Great Warriors, Ancient Mysteries, Important People, Ottoman Empire, Military History, Historical Photos, Old Photos

Προσωπογραφία Νικηταρά του Τουρκοφάγου, έργο του Karl Krazeisen.

Theodoros Kolokotronis - was a Greek general and the pre-eminent leader of the Greek War of Independence against the Ottoman Empire. National Historical Museum, Opera Software, Greek Independence, Greek Men, Greek Warrior, Greek History, Byzantine Art, Ottoman Empire, Macedonia

Theodoros Kolokotronis portrait, 1853, oil on canvas. Kolokotronis (3 April 1770 – 4 February 1843) was a Greek general and the pre-eminent leader of the Greek War of Independence against the Ottoman Empire. His 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. He ranks among the most revered of the protagonists of the War of Independence.