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Laskarina Bouboulina

Mural of Greek Revolution Hero Bouboulina in Uruguay

A stunning mural of Laskarina Bouboulina, the heroic figure from the Greek War of Independence, now graces the streets of Montevideo, the capital city of Uruguay. The painting of the heroine of the Greek Revolution is found at the entrance...

Meet the Descendants of the Greek War of Independence Heroes

The descendants of legendary heroes of the Greek War of Independence Georgios Karaiskakis, Laskarina Bouboulina and Nikitaras.

Greece Honors Heroine of War of Independence 193 Years After her Death

Greece's Ministry of National Defence honored Laskarina Bouboulina, a heroine of the Greek War of Independence in 1821, by awarding her the rank of vice-admiral. The posthumous award, almost two centuries after her death, was in recognition of her role as revolutionary and...

Women of the 1821 Greek Revolution

The participation of women in the Greek Revolution was not always as mere moral support for the men in the bloody business of fighting Turks. Some ladies got their hands just as dirty in the struggle for freedom, and also...