Siege of Nice
The Siege of Nice occurred in 1543 and was part of the Italian War of 1542–46 in which Francis I and Suleiman the Magnificent collaborated in a Franco-Ottoman alliance against the Holy Roman Emperor C...
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Konstantinos Kenteris
Konstandinos Kenderis, also spelled as Konstadinos Kederis (Greek: Κωνσταντίνος Κεντέρης [konsta'dinos ce'deris]; born July 11, 1973) is a former Greek athlete. He won gold medals in the 200 metre...
Hermon di Giovanno
Hermon di Giovanno (born Hermolaus Ionides, Greek: Ερμόλαος Ιωνίδης; c. 1900; died April 4, 1968) was a Greek mystic painter.He was born in Mytilene, Lesbos Island, Greece, but lived for most of h...
Theoctiste of Lesbos
Theoktiste of Lesbos (Greek: Θεοκτίστη η Λεσβία) is a saint of the Eastern Orthodox Church and the Catholic Church.
According to her hagiography, she was born in Methymna on the island of Lesb...
Stratis Myrivilis
Stratis Myrivilis (Greek: Στράτης Μυριβήλης, pseudonym of Efstratios Stamatopoulos (Ευστράτιος Σταματόπουλος); 30 June 1890 – 19 July 1969) was a Greek writer. He wrote mostly fiction: novels, nov...
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Djemal Pasha
Ahmed Gamal Pasha (Ottoman Turkish: احمد جمال پاشا, modern Turkish: Ahmet Cemal Paşa; 6 May 1872 – 21 July 1922), commonly known as Djemal Pasha to Turks, and Jamal Basha in the Arab world, wa...
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Longus
Longus, sometimes Longos (Greek: Λόγγος), was the author of an ancient Greek novel or romance, Daphnis and Chloe. Nothing is known of his life; it is assumed that he lived on the isle of Lesbos (...
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Sinai and Palestine Campaign
The Sinai and Palestine Campaign of the Middle Eastern theatre of World War I was fought between the British Empire and the Ottoman Empire supported by the German Empire. It started with an Ottoman at...
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Georgios Emmanouil Kaldis
Georgios Emmanouil Kaldis (Greek: Γεώργιος Εμμανουήλ Καλδής, 1875–1953) was a Greek lawyer, journalist, politician, and member of the Greek Parliament from 1915 to 1928 in the Liberal Party (Komma...
Germanos Karavangelis
Germanos Karavangelis (Greek: Γερμανός Καραβαγγέλης, also transliterated as Yermanos and Karavaggelis or Karavagelis, 1866–1935) was born in Stipsi, Lesbos.He was a metropolitan bishop of Kastoria...
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Theophilos Hatzimihail
Theophilos Hatzimihail (Greek: Θεόφιλος Χατζημιχαήλ or Θεόφιλος Κεφαλάς; born c. 1870, Vareia, near Mytilene, island of Lesbos; died in Vareia, Greece, 24 March, 1934), known simply as Theophilos...
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Sappho
Sappho (/ˈsæfoʊ/; Attic Greek Σαπφώ [sapːʰɔ̌ː], Aeolic Greek Ψάπφω, Psappho [psápːʰɔː]) was a Greek lyric poet, born on the island of Lesbos. The Alexandrians included her in the list of nine lyric po...
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Hüseyin Hilmi Pasha
Hüseyin Hilmi Pasha (Ottoman Turkish: حسین حلمی پاشا, also spelled Hussein Hilmi Pasha) (1 April 1855 – 1922) was an Ottoman statesman of Greek descent and twice Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire...
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Domenico Gattilusio
Domenico Gattilusio (died 1458) was the fifth Lord of Lesbos from 1455 to 1458. He was a son of Dorino I Gattilusio and Orietta Doria.
Domenico served as regent for his father after the latter bec...
Patriarch Parthenius III of Constantinople
Parthenius III (Greek: Παρθένιος Γ΄) was Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople in 1656–1657. In 1657 he was charged with treason by the Ottoman Sultan and hanged, after refusing to abjure his own...
Fall of Tlemcen (1517)
The Fall of Tlemcen occurred in 1517, when the Ottoman corsair Oruç Barbarossa captured the city of Tlemcen from its sultan, Abu Zayan, the last member of the Banu Zayan lineage. The fall of Tlemcen f...
Asclepiodotus of Lesbos
Asclepiodotus (Greek: Ἀσκληπιόδοτος) of Lesbos was an ally of Mithridates VI of Pontus during the First Mithridatic War of 90-85 BC. He was close to Mithridates, and had once entertained him as a gues...
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Georgios Jakobides
Georgios Jakobides (Γεώργιος Ιακωβίδης, Lesbos 11 January 1853 - Athens 13 December 1932) was a painter and one of the main representatives of the Greek artistic movement of the Munich School. He foun...
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Ottoman wintering in Toulon
The Ottoman wintering in Toulon occurred during the winter of 1543–44, following the Franco-Ottoman Siege of Nice, as part of the combined operations under the Franco-Ottoman alliance.
The Ottoman...
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Francesco II Gattilusio
Francesco II Gattilusio (born Giacomo Gattilusio or Jacopo c. 1365 – 26 October 1403/1404) was the second Lord of Lesbos from 1384 to his death. He was the third son of Francesco I Gattilusio and Mari...