Lord Byron’s Last Poem

Lord Byron wrote his last poem a few month before his 36th birthday and his death at Messolonghi, Greece. Greece has honoured him by celebrating 'Byron Day' on 19 April.

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IOANNIS KAPODISTRIAS – A Symbolic Figure

  Much can be said about the life and career of Ioannis Kapodistrias (Greek: Ιωάννης Καποδιστριας). He was the Foreign Affairs Minister for Alexander I of Russia during the most important part of European history as it was…

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Princess Alice of Battenberg

  We are often intrigued by the lives of royalty. We remember many of them for the tumultuous lives they lead or for the heritage that they leave behind. One such royal was Princess Alice of Battenberg, born…

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HONOURING IOANNIS GIANNOPOULOS

  A special function was organised at the Apostolopoulou Cultural Centre of the Municipality of Tripoli Arcadia to honour a prominent Greek of the Diaspora, Ioannis Giannopoulos, who was born in Arcadia, Morea. He is honoured because he…

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SPIRO LOUIS AND HIS TROPHIES

  Spiro Louis was the winner of the Marathon race in the first modern Olympic Games that were held in Athens Greece from 6-15 April 1896. It was a vision that became a reality for the French philhellene,…

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