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Greek War of Independence
The Greek War of Independence, also known as the Greek Revolution was a successful war of independence waged by the Greek revolutionaries between...
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1770
5.26.1770
The Orlov Revolt, an attempt to revolt against the Ottoman Empire before the Greek War of Independence, ends in disaster for the Greeks.
1821
3.21.1821
First revolutionary act in Monastery of Agia Lavra, Kalavryta, Greek War of Independence.
3.23.1821
Greek War of Independence: Battle and fall of city of Kalamata.
3.25.1821
(Julian Calendar) Greece revolts against the Ottoman Empire, beginning the Greek War of Independence.
5.8.1821
Greek War of Independence: The Greeks defeat the Turks at the Battle of Gravia.
5.12.1821
The first big battle of the Greek War of Independence against the Turks occurs in Valtetsi.
1822
1.14.1822
Greek War of Independence: Acrocorinth is captured by Theodoros Kolokotronis and Demetrius Ypsilanti.
1.15.1822
Greek War of Independence: Demetrius Ypsilanti is elected president of the legislative assembly.
5.16.1822
Greek War of Independence: The Turks capture the Greek town of Souli.
1824
6.21.1824
Greek War of Independence: Egyptian forces capture Psara in the Aegean Sea.
1834
4.3.1834
The generals in the Greek War of Independence stand trial for treason.
1924
3.25.1924
On the anniversary of Greek Independence, Alexandros Papanastasiou proclaims the Second Hellenic Republic.