Eleftherios Venizelos
Eleftherios Venizelos (full name Elefthérios Kyriákou Venizélos, Greek: Ἐλευθέριος Κυριάκου Βενιζέλος; [elefˈθerios ciriˈaku veniˈzelos]; 23 August 1864 – 18 March 1936) was an eminent Greek leade...
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History of Crete
The History of Crete goes back to the 7th millennium BC, preceding the ancient Minoan civilization by more than four millennia. The Minoan civilization was the first civilization in Europe and the fir...
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Greco-Turkish War (1897)
The Greco-Turkish War of 1897, also called the Thirty Days' War and known in Greece as the Black '97 or the Unfortunate War, was a war fought between the Kingdom of Greece and Ottoman Empire. Its imme...
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Cretan State
The Cretan State (Greek: Κρητική Πολιτεία, Kritiki Politia; Ottoman Turkish: كريد دولتى, Girit Devleti), was established in 1898, following the intervention by the Great Powers (Brita...
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Theriso revolt
The Theriso revolt (Greek: Η Επανάσταση του Θερίσου) was an insurrection that broke out in March 1905 against the government of Crete, then an autonomous state under Ottoman suzerainty. The revolt...
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Goudi coup
The Goudi coup (Greek: κίνημα στο Γουδί) was a military coup d'état that took place in Greece on the night of 28 August [O.S. 15 August] 1909, starting at the barracks in Goudi, ...
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Balkan Wars
The Balkan Wars were two conflicts that took place in the Balkan Peninsula in south-eastern Europe in 1912 and 1913. Four Balkan states defeated the Ottoman Empire in the first war; one of the four, ...
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Balkan League
The Balkan League (Bulgarian: Балкански съюз Balkanski sŭyuz, Greek: Βαλκανική Συμμαχία Balkaniki Symmachia, Serbian: Балкански савез Balkanski savez) was an alliance formed by a series of...
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First Balkan War
The First Balkan War (Turkish: Birinci Balkan Savaşı, Bulgarian: Балканска война, Serbian: Први балкански рат Prvi Balkanski rat, Greek: Α΄ Βαλκανικός πόλεμος), which lasted from Octob...
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Second Balkan War
The Second Balkan War was a conflict which broke out when Bulgaria, dissatisfied with its share of the spoils of the First Balkan War, attacked its former allies, Serbia and Greece, on 16 (O.S.)/29 Ju...
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Balkans Campaign (World War I)
The Balkans Campaign of World War I was fought between the Central Powers, represented by Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, Germany and the Ottoman Empire on one side and the Allies, represented by France, ...
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Macedonian front (World War I)
The Macedonian Front of World War I, also known as the Salonica Front, was formed as a result of an attempt by the Allied Powers to aid Serbia, in the autumn of 1915, against the combined attack of Ge...
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National Schism
The National Schism (Greek: Εθνικός Διχασμός, Ethnikos Dikhasmos, sometimes called The Great Division) was a series of disagreements between King Constantine I and Prime Minister Eleftherios Veni...
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Movement of National Defence
The Provisional Government of National Defence (Greek: Προσωρινή Κυβέρνηση της Εθνικής Αμύνης) was a parallel administration set up in the city of Thessaloniki by former Prime Minister Eleftherios...
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Noemvriana
The Noemvriana (Greek: Νοεμβριανά, "November Events") of November–December 1916, or the Greek Vespers, was a political dispute, which led to an armed confrontation in Athens between the royalist g...
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Paris Peace Conference, 1919
The Paris Peace Conference was the meeting of the Allied victors, following the end of World War I to set the peace terms for the defeated Central Powers following the armistices of 1918. It took plac...
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Greco-Turkish War (1919-1922)
The Greco-Turkish War of 1919–1922, known as the Western Front (Turkish: Batı Cephesi) of the Turkish War of Independence in Turkey and the Asia Minor Campaign (Greek: Μικρασιατική Εκστρατεία)...
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Great Fire of Smyrna
The Great Fire of Smyrna or the Catastrophe of Smyrna (Greek: Καταστροφή της Σμύρνης, "Smyrna Catastrophe"; Turkish: 1922 İzmir Yangını, "1922 Izmir Fire"; Armenian: Զմյուռնիոյ Մեծ Հրդեհ)...
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Greek legislative election, 1912
Parliamentary elections were held in Greece on 11 March 1912. The Liberal Party won 146 of the 181 seats. Eleftherios Venizelos remained Prime Minister, having assumed office on 18 October 1910.
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Battle of Dumlupinar
The Battle of Dumlupınar (Greek: Μάχη του Τουμλού Μπουνάρ; Turkish: Dumlupınar (Meydan) Muharebesi or Başkumandanlık Meydan Muharebesi, literally "Field Battle of the Commander-in-Chief") was ...
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Eleftherios Venizelos Museum of Chalepa
Eleftherios Venizelos Museum of Chalepa is a planned museum in Chania, Crete, Greece. It is the paternal house of Eleftherios Venizelos, where he lived from 1880 to 1910, and occasionally, from 1927 t...
Konstantinos Raktivan
Konstantinos Raktivan (Greek: Κωνσταντίνος Ρακτιβάν; 1865 – 21 May 1935) was a Greek jurist and politician, who served as cabinet minister, as the de facto first Governor-General of Macedonia, pre...
Greece in the Balkan Wars
The participation of Greece in the Balkan Wars of 1912–1913 is one of the most important episodes in modern Greek history, as it allowed the Greek state to almost double its size and achieve most of i...
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Greek legislative election, May 1915
Parliamentary elections were held in Greece on 31 May 1915. Eleftherios Venizelos and his Liberal Party achieved a landslide victory, winning 187 of the 316 seats in Parliament. However, despite the v...
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Eleftherios Venizelos Historical Museum
The Eleftherios Venizelos Museum is a museum in Eleutherias Park, Athens, Greece. It was founded in 1986 and houses a library, a collection of photographs and personal items of Eleftherios Venizelos.<...
Greek Senate election, 1929
Senate elections were held in Greece on 21 April 1929. The Senate was a new institution introduced with the Greek Constitution of 1927 and these were the first elections for it. The result was a victo...
Sofoklis Venizelos
Sofoklis Venizelos (Greek: Σοφοκλής Βενιζέλος, also transliterated as Sophocles Venizelos) (3 November 1894 – 7 February 1964) was a Greek politician, who three times served as Prime Minister of G...
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Rise of nationalism under the Ottoman Empire
The rise of the Western notion of nationalism under the Ottoman Empire eventually caused the breakdown of the Ottoman millet concept. An understanding of the concept of the nationhood prevalent in the...
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Turkish advance on Smyrna
The Great Offensive (Turkish: Büyük Taarruz) was the largest and final military operation of the Turkish War of Independence, fought between the Turkish Armed Forces loyal to the Government of the...
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Crete Eyalet
The island of Crete (Ottoman Turkish: گریت; Girīt) was declared an Ottoman province (eyalet) in 1646, after the Ottomans managed to conquer the western part of the island as part of the Cretan War...
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