Tag: Greek War of Independence

What Greeks believe about the Greek War of Independence

What Greeks believe about the Greek War of Independence

Greek citizens’ perception and knowledge about the Revolution of 1821 are reflected in a survey by polling company MARC, on behalf the Center for Liberal Studies-Markos Dragoumis (KEFiM). The survey found that…

June 6, 1822: The revenge of the Chios Massacre

June 6, 1822: Revenge of the Chios Massacre

Konstantinos Kanaris was a Greek Admiral, patriot, and politician who lived during the period 1790-1877. He achieved prominence due to his heroism in the Greek War of Independence. In 1822, the Turks…

Bouboulina

On this day in 1825, Laskarina Bouboulina passes away

Laskarina Bouboulina (1771-1825) was a Greek revolutionary and naval commander. An Arvanite Greek born in a Constantinople prison, Bouboulina was the daughter of a ship captain from the island of Hydra. When…

Russia congratulates Greece on Independence Day

Russia congratulates Greece on Independence Day

Despite the disruption to daily life and the postponement of Greek National Day celebrations, Russian President Vladimir Putin sent congratulatory messages to President of the Greek Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou and Prime Minister…

The National Symbols of Greece

The National Symbols of Greece: Flag, Emblem and Anthem

On the occasion of the National Day of Greece, where the country celebrates the anniversary of its War of Independence against the Ottoman Turks, Greek City Times presents some interesting facts about…

March 25, Greek Independence Day

Commemorating March 25, Greek Independence Day

Each year on March 25, Greeks all over the world celebrate Greek Independence Day, which is a national holiday in Greece. Today marks the 199th anniversary of Greek Independence Day. This is…

Sergey Lavrov

Greece and Russia shake hands on renewing relations

Greece’s Foreign Affairs Minister Nikos Dendias met with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov in Moscow on Wednesday in an effort to restart relations. Following their meeting, both ministers held a joint press…

Commemorating Greek Independence Day, March 25 16

Commemorating Greek Independence Day, March 25

Each year on March 25, Greeks all over the world celebrate Greek Independence Day, which is a national holiday in Greece. Today marks the 198th anniversary of Greek Independence Day. This is…