Bozzaris

Bozzaris

[boh-zar-is, -zahr-]
Bozzaris, Marcos, c.1788-1823, Greek patriot. Exiled from his native Epirus in 1803, he joined Ali Pasha in 1820 and later was prominent in the Greek War of Independence, notably in the defense of Mesolóngion (1822-23) and at Karpenísion, where he defeated the Turks with a handful of men but died in battle.

19th century

1801 to 1825

1826 to 1850

1851 to 1875

1876 to 1900

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