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

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In preparation for Greek Independence Day...a Greek flag cake!! Made by The Sweet Spot, Athens

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Laskarina Bouboulina (1771-1825) on 1000 Drachmai 1970 Banknote from Greece. Greek naval commander, heroine of the Greek War of Independence in 1821

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

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Follow Today is March 25th, the celebration of Greek Independence Day and it draws inspiration from one of the holiest days for the Greeks, the Annuciation of the Theotokos. On this day, Gabriel the archangel announced to Mary that she will bear a child. The Bishop of Patra, Germanos sparked the struggle for Greek Independance …

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

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