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

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

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.

Lord Byron (22 January 1788 – 19 April 1824),was an English poet and a leading figure in the Romantic movement.  He travelled all over Europe and joined the Greek War of Independence fighting the Ottoman Empire, for which Greeks revere him as a national hero. He died one year later at age 36 from a fever contracted while in Missolonghi in Greece.

1835 portrait of the poet George Gordon, Lord Byron, in Albanian costume, by Thomas Philips

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 - was a Greek general and the pre-eminent leader of the Greek War of Independence against the Ottoman Empire.

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

After the destruction of Psara by Nikolaos Gyzis, oil on canvas, National Gallery of Greece

After the destruction of Psara by Nikolaos Gyzis, oil on canvas, National Gallery of Greece

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