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

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 – a Greek revolutionary in the Greek War of Independence. Due to his fighting prowess, he was known as Tourkofagos, literally means "Turk-Eater".

Dimitrios Papanikolis (1790–1855) was a naval hero of the Greek Revolution, famous for being the first to successfully employ a fireship to destroy an Ottoman ship of the line.

Dimitrios Papanikolis (born on Psara in 1790 - was a naval hero of the Greek War of Independence, famous for being the first to successfully employ a fireship to destroy an Ottoman ship of the line.

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.

Theodoros Kolokotronis April 1770 – 4 February Greek Independence Day Hero - My Hero.

Mounted Greek Warrior-(1856) Eugene Delacroix

Eugene Delacroix Mounted Greek Warrior, 1856 oil on canvas (Purchased by the Greek State with the contribution of Vasilis Goulandris and Stavros Niarchos, inv.

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

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

The Massacre at Chios is the second major oil painting by the French artist Eugène Delacroix. A military attack on the inhabitants of Chios by Ottoman forces commenced on 11 April, 1822 and was prosecuted for several months into the summer of the same year. The campaign resulted in the deaths of twenty thousand citizens, and the forced deportation into slavery of almost all the surviving seventy thousand inhabitants.

The Massacre at Chios 1824 Oil on canvas, 419 x 354 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris

"Markos Botsaris surprises the Ottoman camp and falls fatally wounded" by Eugène Delacroix.

Artist: Eugène Delacroix Title: Botzaris Surprises the Turkish Camp and Falls Fatally Wounded Object type: Painting Date: - Medium: oil on canvas Dimensions: Height: 650 mm in). Width: 730 mm in). Current location: Toledo Museum of Art Accession number:

Battle Scene From The Greek War of Independence by Georg Perlberg

Country: Greece -Greek War of Independence -(mainly) Britain, France, Russia, and Greek Revolutionaries vs. Ottoman Empire -Greeks were popular with the world, so therefore got support from the world (except the Ottoman Empire) Justin G.

Greece on the Ruins of Missolonghi  is an 1826 oil painting by French painter Eugène Delacroix.  This painting was inspired by the Third Siege of Missolonghi by the Ottoman forces in 1826, during which many people of the city after the long-time siege (almost a year) decided to attempt a mass breakout to escape famine and epidemics. The attempt resulted in a disaster, with the larger part of the Greeks slain.

Image: Ferdinand Victor Eugène Delacroix - Greece expiring on the Ruins of Missolonghi

Portrait of Dionysios Solomos (1798-1857). Solomos wrote in 1823 the Hymn to Liberty which later became the National Greek anthem.

Portrait of Dionysios Solomos Solomos wrote in 1823 the Hymn to Liberty which later became the National Greek anthem.

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