Theodoros Kolokotronis

Apr 3, 1770 - Feb 4, 1843

Theodoros Kolokotronis was a Greek general and the pre-eminent leader of the Greek War of Independence against the Ottoman Empire. Kolokotronis's 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 Peloponnese. Today, Kolokotronis ranks among the most prominent figures in Greece's War of Independence.
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“The Greeks are crazy but their God is wise.”

Theodoros Kolokotronis
Apr 3, 1770 - Feb 4, 1843
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