Theodoros Kolokotronis

Military Officer, Military Person

1770 – 1843

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Who was Theodoros Kolokotronis?

Theodoros Kolokotronis was a Greek general and the pre-eminent leader of the Greek War of Independence against the Ottoman Empire.

Kolokotronis' greatest success was the defeat of the Ottoman army under Mahmud Dramali Pasha at the Battle of Dervenakia in 1822. In 1825, he was appointed commander-in-chief of the Greek forces in the Peloponnese. Today, Kolokotronis ranks among the most revered of the protagonists of the War of Independence.

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Born
Apr 3, 1770
Morea
Also known as
  • The old man of Morea
  • Theodōros Kolokotrōnēs
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Spouses
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Nationality
  • Greece
Profession
Lived in
  • Peloponnese
Died
Feb 4, 1843
Athens
Resting place
Proto Nekrotafio

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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