Greek War o Unthirldom

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Greek War o Unthirldom
Theodoros Vryzakis (ile pentin, 1852, Benaki Museum, Athens) illustrates Bishop Germanos o auld Patras blessin the Greek banner at Agia Lavra on the ootset o the naitional revolt against the Turks on 25 Mairch 1821.
Date22 Februar 1821 – 12 September 1829 [1]
(8 years, 6 months and 3 weeks)
LocationThe Balkans (mainly Greece) an the Aegean Sea.
Result Greek victory an establishment o the First Hellenic Republic
(recogneetion o sovereignty: Lunnon Protocol, Treaty o Constantinople)

Greek Revolution flag.svg Greek revolutionaries (1821)
Greece First Hellenic Republic (frae 1822)

 Roushie Empire
 Unitit Kinrick


Ottoman Empire Ottoman Empire
Flag of Egypt (1844-1867).svg Eyalet o Egyp

(Anly in naval battles):

Tunisian flag till 1831.svg Beylik o Tunis
AlgierRegency.svg Regency o Algiers

Flag of Tripoli 18th century.svg Tripolitanie
Commanders an leaders
Filiki Eteria flag.svg Filiki Eteria
Greece Alexandros Mavrokordatos
Greece Ioannis Kapodistrias (from 1828)
Greece Theodoros Kolokotronis
Greece Alexander Ypsilantis
Greece Demetrius Ypsilantis
Greece Georgios Karaiskakis 
Greece Richard Church
Greece Thomas Cochrane
Greece Andreas Vokos Miaoulis
Greece Constantine Kanaris
Greece Markos Botsaris 
Ottoman Empire Sultan Mahmud II
Flag of Egypt (1844-1867).svg Muhammad Ali Pasha
Ottoman Empire Omer Vrioni
Ottoman Empire Mahmud Dramali Pasha
Ottoman Empire Hursid Pasha
Ottoman Empire Husrev Pasha
Ottoman Empire Reşid Mehmed Pasha
Flag of Egypt (1844-1867).svg Ibrahim Pasha
Unkent Flag of Egypt (1844-1867).svg Eyalet o Egyp:
17,000 men[2]
400 ships, of which 54 battleships[2]
Casualties an losses
est. 25,000 dead[3] est. 20,000 dead[3]
Civilian daiths: estimated as heich as 105,000[3]

The Greek War o Unthirldom, forby kent as the Greek Revolution (Greek: Ελληνική Επανάσταση; Ottoman: يونان عصياني Yunan İsyanı Greek Uprising), wis a successfu war o unthirldom waged bi the Greek revolutionaries atween 1821 an 1832 against the Ottoman Empire.

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  1. Note: Greece offeecially adoptit the Gregorian calendar on 16 Februar 1923 (which became 1 Mairch). Aw dates prior tae that, unless specifically denotit, are Auld Style.
  2. a b The War Chronicles: From Flintlocks to Machine Guns: A Global Reference of ... , Joseph Cummins, 2009, p.60
  3. a b c The War Chronicles: From Flintlocks to Machine Guns: A Global Reference of ... , Joseph Cummins, 2009, p.50