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".
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:
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.