Tag: Ottoman rule

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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…

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US President issues proclamation on Greek Independence Day

Donald Trump, Prime Minister of the United States has issued a proclamation on Greek Independence Day: A National Day of Celebration of Greek and American Democracy, which you can read here- Our…

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…

Commemorating Greek Independence Day, March 25 6

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…

President attends 106th celebration of independence of Konitsa  11

President attends 106th celebration of independence of Konitsa 

Greece’s President Prokopios Pavlopoulos attended on Sunday the celebrations of the 106th anniversary since the liberation of the city of Konitsa from the Ottoman rule. The anniversary, Pavlopoulos said during his address,…

Scientists rush to save Greek cemetery and church in Italy 13

Scientists rush to save Greek cemetery and church in Italy

A team of architects and civil engineers from Greece and Italy are racing against time and under extreme weather conditions to preserve and protect the historic Greek cemetery and church of Livorno,…