Freedom or Death, words that started the 1821 Greek revolution, Kalavrita, Greece

Eleftheria i thanatos "freedom or death") is the motto of Greece. It arose during the Greek War of Independence in the where it was a war cry for the Greeks who rebelled against Ottoman rule

The statue of Theodoros Kolokotronis ( general and the pre-eminent leader of the Greek War of Independence against the Ottoman Empire)

The statue of Theodoros Kolokotronis ( general and the pre-eminent leader of the Greek War of Independence against the Ottoman Empire)

The statue of Theodoros Kolokotronis ( general and the pre-eminent leader of the Greek War of Independence against the Ottoman Empire)

The statue of Theodoros Kolokotronis ( general and the pre-eminent leader of the Greek War of Independence against the Ottoman Empire)

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.

General Yannis Makriyannis (1797–1864) was a Greek merchant, military officer, politician and author, best known today for his Memoirs. Starting from humble origins, he joined the Greek struggle for independence, achieving the rank of general and leading his men to notable victories

General Yannis Makriyannis was a Greek merchant, military officer, politician and author. A merchant is a businessperson who trades in commodities produced by others, in order to earn a profit.

"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 .

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