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Precious -- NYC Greek Independence Day Parade

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Lord Byron travelled all over Europe especially in Italy where he lived for 7 years and then joined the Greek War of Independence fighting the Ottoman Empire, for which Greeks revere him as a national hero. He died one year later at age 36 from a fever contracted while in Missolonghi in Greece.

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Greek Independence Day, national holiday celebrated annually in Greece on March 25, commemorating the start of the War of Greek Independence in 1821. It coincides with the Greek Orthodox Church’s celebration of the Annunciation to the Theotokos, when the Archangel Gabriel appeared to Mary and told her that she would bear the son of God.

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Θρύλος της Αγίας Λαύρας - Βικιπαίδεια

Athanasios Diakos (1788 – 24 April 1821), was a Greek military commander during the Greek War of Independence and a national hero,

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12 must-see images of the Greek revolution | Hellenic American Leadership Council

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Greek fighters--perhaps blackshirts. Despite daunting odds, Greek rebels are fierce.

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Odysseas Androutsos (or Odysseus Androutsos); (Greek: Οδυσσέας Ανδρούτσος) (1788–1825) was a hero of the Greek War of Independence

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Why a parade for Greek Independence. Ottoman Rule / Tourkokratia - Conditions for Greek Revolution (1453-1821)

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