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Tag: Greek heroine

Lady of Ro

On this Day in 1982 a Greek Heroine passes away

Despina Achladioti known as the Lady of Ro (Κυρά της Ρω) was a passionate Greek woman born on the island of Kastellórizo in 1890. Before the start of World War II, in…

On this day, September 5, 1944 a Greek heroine is killed 5

On this day, September 5, 1944 a Greek heroine is killed

Iro Konstantopoulou was born on July 16th 1927, in Athens and became one of Greece’s heroines during the German Occupation. At thirteen years of age, when the Nazi Germans invaded Greece, despite her…

On this day July 16, 1927 a Greek heroine is born 8

On this day July 16, 1927 a Greek heroine is born

Iro Konstantopoulou was born on July 16th 1927, in Athens and became one of Greece’s heroines during the German Occupation. At thirteen years of age, when the Germans invaded Greece, despite her…

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