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:.

Islamic Pirate Queen: Sayyida al Hurra was a 16th-century Islamic pirate queen. She was a powerful force of the time and an equal ally of the famous pirate Barbarossa. Her real name is unknown; the title Sayyida al Hurra means “noble lady who is free and independent; the woman sovereign who bows to no superior authority.” #womenpirate #pirate #sophistication

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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.

David Chim Seymour - Orphans of the Greek War Circa 1948 - original photograph

David Chim Seymour - Orphans of the Greek War Circa 1948 - original photograph

Greek freedom fighters, May 19 is the day of remembrance of the Pontian Greek Genocide (1916-1923). Records kept mainly by priests show a minimum 350,000 Pontian Greeks exterminated by Turkish troops and Kurdish para-militaries. Other sources including foreign missionaries mention 500,000 deaths, most through deportation and forced marches into the Anatolian desert. Greek cities (Pafra, Samsous, Kerasous, and Trapezous) endured massacres and deportations that destroyed their populations.

Greek freedom fighters, May 19 is the day of remembrance of the Pontian Greek…

Odysseas Androutsos (or Odysseus Androutsos); (Greek: Οδυσσέας Ανδρούτσος) (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 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…

Freedom or Death, words that started the 1821 Greek revolution, 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

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#YaSascom Read more about Greek Independence Day (Ottoman Empire 1820's) at http://yasas.com/calendar/holidays/?greek-independence-day

Greek Independence Day (Revolution against Ottoman Empire March Greece became an independent nation in May

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 posthumously, an Admiral of the Imperial Russian Navy.

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.

Ο Ιωάννης Δυοβουνιώτης (1757-1831). Υπήρξε ένας από τους πρωταγωνιστές της ελληνικής νίκης στη μάχη των Βασιλικών. Αθήνα, Εθνικό Ιστορικό Μουσείο.

Ο Ιωάννης Δυοβουνιώτης (1757-1831). Υπήρξε ένας από τους πρωταγωνιστές της ελληνικής νίκης στη μάχη των Βασιλικών. Αθήνα, Εθνικό Ιστορικό Μουσείο.

Manto Mavrogenous 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. Lithography of Manto Mavrogenous by Adam Friedel, 1827

Manto Mavrogenous, Greek heroine of the Greek War of Independence. Lithography by Adam Friedel, 1827

Freedom or Death: by Theodor Vryzakis (1814-1878), the most symbolic painting of the Greek Revolution declaring war for independence from the Ottoman Empire)

Theodoros Vryzakis (oil painting, Benaki Museum, Athens) illustrates Bishop Germanos of old Patras blessing the Greek banner at Agia Lavra on the outset of the national revolt against the Turks on 25 March 1821

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