Marinos Mitralexis (1916 – September 19, 1948)From Messinia in the South-West of the Peloponnese, he…
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The entire Evzones Collection by Nick Bourdaniotis, a photographic exhibition, can be purchased in a beautifully presented coffee table book that is sure to become the perfect family heirloom.
June 21, 1824, the island of Psara, which had joined The Greek War of Independence on April 10, 1821, was invaded by the Turkish fleet, comprising 176 ships. At the time, it was estimated that there were 30,000 people on the island, 7,000 of which were locals and the rest refugees from Asia Minor and nearby Chios, which had been destroyed two years earlier.
Born on August 12, 1800 in Lampovo in Northern Epirus, Zappas was a fighter in the Greek War of Independence and later, a businessman, philanthropist, national benefactor and founder of the modern Olympic Games.