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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

George Gordon, Lord 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, who had the title of Lord...

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...

Lord Byron: Celebrity in the Cause of Greek Independence

On Wednesday, March 11, a crowd gathered at the Customs House in Circular Quay, Sydney, to attend a lecture by Professor Will Christie regarding Lord Byron and his contribution to the Greek Independence. It was an incredibly interesting speech that was...

Scotland Independence: “The Curse of Minerva” to Britain Gets Fascinatingly Relevant in Lord Byron’s Poem

You may wonder what is the connection between the referendum for Scotland's Independent with Lord Elgin and Lord Byron, but the answer lies in the verses of an old poem that reveals a "Curse" which "will break Britain." With 309 verses,...