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Chios Massacre: The Worst Atrocity Committed by the Ottomans Against Greeks

The Chios massacre of 1822 was perhaps the worst atrocity carried out by the Ottomans against Greeks during the War of Independence. Approximately three-quarters of...

The 1821 Greek Revolution Began in Fierce Mountain Stronghold of Mani

The Greek uprising against oppressive Ottoman rule did not actually start in Kalavryta on March 25th, 1821 - as is often believed. Although that date...

Prominent Artists and Officials Added to Greece 2021 Committee

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Friday approved the expansion of the Greece 2021 committee, which is responsible for designing and supervising the celebrations to...

Greek War of Independence Battles Brought to Life Through Playmobil Toys

Key events from the 1821 Greek War of Independence have now been recreated with plastic Playmobil figurines and accessories within dioramas. The colorful recreations...

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...

Theodoros Kolokotronis: Ultimate Symbol of the Greek Revolution

Theodoros Kolokotronis, who lived from April 3, 1770 to Feb. 4, 1843, is undoubtedly the ultimate symbol of the Greek War of Independence, which...

The Real March 25th and Greece’s Liberation Is Not Like We Know It [video]

For us Greeks, March 25, 1821 is a date that fills us with national pride. It marks our liberation from Ottoman rule and the...

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