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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 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 soldier.

Greek soldier.

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 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.

anagnostaras, was a hero of the Greek War of Independence

anagnostaras, was a hero of the Greek War of Independence

Nikitaras was the nom de guerre of Nikitas Stamatelopoulos (1784 – 1849), a Greek revolutionary in the Greek War of Independence. Due to his fighting prowess, he was known as Tourkofagos, literally means "Turk-Eater".

Nikitaras was the nom de guerre of Nikitas Stamatelopoulos (1784 – 1849), a Greek revolutionary in the Greek War of Independence. Due to his fighting prowess, he was known as Tourkofagos, literally means "Turk-Eater".

Katerina "Rosa" Botzaris portrait by Stieler, 1841. Member of the Souliot Botsaris family (daughter of Greek independence hero Markos Botsaris), she was in the service of Queen Amalia of Greece.

Katerina "Rosa" Botzaris portrait by Stieler, 1841. Member of the Souliot Botsaris family (daughter of Greek independence hero Markos Botsaris), she was in the service of Queen Amalia of Greece.

Αναγνώστης Πετιμεζάς. Θάνατος του Πετμεζά. Peter Von Hess.

Αναγνώστης Πετιμεζάς. Θάνατος του Πετμεζά. Peter Von Hess.

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.

Ήρωες του 1821

Ήρωες του 1821

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

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

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