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

When William St Clair passed away on June 30, 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 Elgin...

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...