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The American Slave Who Fought in the Greek War of Independence

Ayios Ioannis Church in Argos was the site of a commemoration of the life of notable former slave and American philhellene James Williams.

Lord Byron: The Romantic Poet Who Died for Greece

Lord Byron is one of the first and best-known philhellenes who actively participated in Greece’s War of Independence.

William St Clair: The Tireless Campaigner for the Return of the Parthenon Marbles

When William St. Clair passed away on June 30, 2021, Greece lost one of the most ardent campaigners for the return of the Parthenon Marbles. The Parthenon Marbles are a collection of sculptures taken from the Parthenon frieze by Lord...

Fly Over the Magical Ancient Temple of Poseidon at Sounion

A spectacular drone video showcasing the Temple of Poseidon captures the glory of the ancient monument situated on Cape Sounio.

John Kerry Awarded Lord Byron Prize for Philhellenism in Greece

On Wednesday, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis addressed former US Secretary of State John Kerry at the 2021 Lord Byron Award Ceremony. 

Lord Byron’s Donation to the Greek Cause Unearthed Two Centuries Later

A banknote unearthed by The Observer sheds new light on Lord Byron's generosity and commitment to the Greek War of Independence.

LEGO Celebrates Greek Bicentennial With Historical Figures

To celebrate Greek Bicentennial, Liam Jensen created LEGOS of three figures from the revolution - Kolokotronis, Mavrokordatos and Lord Byron.

Greek War of Independence Heroes Visited Iconic Ship USS Constitution

The USS Constitution had three distinguished visitors during its Mediterranean visit in 1827 -Kolokotronis, Canaris and Lord Byron.

Lord Byron Died for Greece 196 Years Ago Today

April 19, which coincides with Orthodox Easter Sunday in 2020, marks 196 years since Lord Byron, the most famous British Philhellene, died in Messolonghi in 1824. George Gordon, Lord Byron is one of the first and best-known personalities who loved...

Lord Byron: The Romantic Poet Who Died for Greece

Lord George Gordon Byron is one of the first and best-known philhellenes, who actively participated in Greece's War of Independence, eventually losing his life in Missolonghi on April 19, 1824. Born in 1788, George Gordon Byron became the leading figure...