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,

Athansios Diakos ranks among the world’s most historic warriors, giving his life to one of the most beautiful ideals known to mankind: Freedom

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.

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.

"One hour of freedom is worth more than forty years of slavery and life in prison." - Here is part of The Patriotic Revolutionary Hymn of Regas Feraeos(1759 – 1798). Unfortunately, he was arrested for his revolutionary song by Austrian authorities, turned over to the Turks, tortured for days along with his friends and then killed by drowning in the river Danube. He did not live to see the revolution, but he sewed the seeds of freedom which grew in the hearts of Greeks and Phil-Hellenes…

The Greeks' motto was "Liberty or Death" so they fought many battles and a lot of them died, but they finally won. Now we are a free nation because our .

The Battle of Dervenakia (Greek: Μάχη των Δερβενακίων) was the Greek victory over the Ottoman forces on 26–28 July 1822, an important event in the Greek War of Independence. The destruction of Dramali Pasha's forces saved the heartland of the rebellion, the Morea, and secured it for the Greeks until the arrival of Ibrahim Pasha in 1825

The Battle of Dervenakia (Greek: Μάχη των Δερβενακίων) was the Greek victory over the Ottoman forces on 26–28 July 1822, an important event in the Greek War of Independence. The destruction of Dramali Pasha's forces saved the heartland of the rebellion, the Morea, and secured it for the Greeks until the arrival of Ibrahim Pasha in 1825

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 Battle of Alamana was fought between the Greeks and the Ottoman Empire during the Greek War of Independence on April 22, 1821.

The Battle of Alamana was fought between the Greeks and the Ottoman Empire during the Greek War of Independence on April

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.

Rigas Feraios 01 - Greek War of Independence - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The death of Markos Botsaris. Painting by Ludovico Lipparini, Civico Museo Sartorio, Trieste, Italy.

The death of Markos Bossaris during the Battle of Karpenisi, Greek War of Independence

Adamantios Korais (27 April 1748 – 6 April 1833) was a Greek humanist scholar credited with laying the foundations of Modern Greek literature and a major figure in the Greek Enlightenment. His activities paved the way for the Greek War of Independence and the emergence of a purified form of the Greek language. Encyclopædia Britannica asserts that "his influence on the modern Greek language and culture has been compared to that of Dante on Italian and Martin Luther on German

Adamantios Korais - was a Greek humanist scholar credited with laying the foundations of Modern Greek literature and a major figure in the Greek Enlightenment

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