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Battle of Navarino

October 20 Marks 192 Years Since the Battle of Navarino

One of the most important battles in Greece’s War of Independence took place 192 years ago today, on October 20, 1827. It was on this date that a coalition of united European powers defeated the Ottoman Turkish naval forces in...

The Anniversary of the Battle of Navarino: A Major Victory in Greece's War of Independence

One of the most crucial dates in Greece's War of Independence is October 20, 1827. It was on this date that a coalition of European powers defeated the Ottoman naval forces in Navarino. After almost 400 years of Ottoman rule, the Greeks...

Why Greeks Do Not Celebrate the Battle of Navarino

The Battle of Navarino on October 20, 1827, was a great victory against Greece's Ottoman rulers, yet it is an event that is not celebrated by Greeks, simply because it was a victory of international diplomacy and foreign intervention,...