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Papaflessas: The Priest Turned Hero of the Greek War of Independence

Among the many heroes of the Greek War of Independence, Papaflessas was perhaps the most eccentric personality

The Battle of Valtetsi Determined Course of 1821 Greek Revolution

The Battle of Valtetsi was the first major victory of the 1821 Greek Revolution and determined the course of the War of Independence

Rigas Feraios: On the Trail of the Protomartyr of Greek Independence

Rigas Feraios was a Greek revolutionary who fought in the mountains and worked as a writer, merchant, and revolutionary agitator in the wide Balkan Diaspora forming in the states neighboring the Ottoman Empire. He had done it all. Like so...

The Philhellenism Museum: A Tribute to Americans Who Fought for Greece

The Philhellenism Museum in Athens presents the evolution of philhellenism from the Renaissance to the present day with an emphasis on its contribution to the War of Independence. The Museum supports classical education and the evolution of humanity on the...

Australia’s Scott Morrison Honors Greek Independence Day

Australia's Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, has issued a message addressed to Greek Australians and Hellenes around the world in honour of Greek Independence Day. Morrison drew back on last year’s bicentenary celebrations when Australia’s landmarks were lit in blue and...

Theodoros Kolokotronis: Ultimate Symbol of the Greek War of Independence

Theodoros Kolokotronis is undoubtedly the ultimate symbol of the Greek War of Independence, which took place from 1821 to 1830.

Valtetsi: The Den of the Greek War of Independence Rebels

Valtetsi, an isolated Peloponnesian village surrounded by mountains, was an ideal hiding place for rebels in the Greek War of Independence

Greek War of Independence: The Unsung Heroes

The Greek War of Independence had many heroes. The first names that come to mind are: Kolokotronis, Karaiskakis, Papaflessas, Bouboulina, Diakos, Kanaris

The Friendship Between Thomas Jefferson and Adamantios Korais

Philologist Adamantios Korais and Thomas Jefferson exchanged important correspondence during the Greek War of Independence.

The 20 Heroic Events That Defined the Greek War of Independence

The Greek War of Independence that begun in 1821 is full of memorable events, most of them bloody battles and heroic feats.