Greek War of Independence

Greek Diaspora Commemorates Homeland’s Bicentennial

Every year Greece and the Greek Diaspora celebrates its national day on March 25th. This day commemorates the start of the War of Independence.

Evzones Exhibit Opens Greek Bicentennial Year in Australia

The Bicentennial of the Greek War of Independence was marked recently with the opening of an exhibition showing the daily lives of Evzones

Alexandros Ypsilantis: The Greek Hero Who Sparked the War of Independence

Before the breakout of the War of Independence, Alexandros Ypsilantis decided that the first blow against the Ottomans should be outside Greece

Piraeus Bank Presents ’21 Lectures on ’21’

The Piraeus Bank celebrates the 200th Anniversary of the Greek War of Independence with a series of events

Heroes of the 1821 Revolution Adorn Athens’ National Garden

The open air exhibition in Athens titled 'History Has A Face' is already in progress in celebration of the 200th Anniversary of the Greek War of Independence

The Greek War of Independence Through American Eyes

Hellenic College Holy Cross and Stockton University will celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the Greek War of Independence with a special exhibition

Fireships: How Greece’s Daring Sailors Fought the Turkish Fleet

The fireships were a weapon of necessity used by the skilled sailors of the Greek navy to a devastating, asymmetric effect during the Greek War of Independence.

Prince Charles Invited to Greece to Celebrate Bicentennial of Independence

According to a royal source speaking to ITV, Prince Charles is "keen" on attending the bicentennial of Greece's War of Independence in the country. Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis invited Charles, Prince of Wales, to attend the parade honoring the...

The Friendship Between Thomas Jefferson and Adamantios Korais

Philologist Adamantios Korais and the third American President, Thomas Jefferson, exchanged important correspondence during the Greek War of Independence, sharing ideas on the concepts of democracy and liberty. The little-known friendship and exchange of ideas between the two men can be...

Philhellenes Who Fought in Greek War of Independence

Philhellenes who fought in the Greek War of Independence will be honored by a museum that will open its doors soon in Greece, in celebration of the bicentennial of the Greek War of Independence. The new "Museum of Philhellenism," which will...