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Markos Botsaris

1790 - 1823

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Markos Botsaris (Greek: Μάρκος Μπότσαρης; c. 1788/1790 – 21 August 1823) was a Souliot chieftain, general of the Greek revolutionary army and hero of the Greek War of Independence. He played a key role in relieving the First Siege of Missolonghi in 1822–1823 and was awarded the title of General of Western Greece by the revolutionary Greek government. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Markos Botsaris has received more than 212,485 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Markos Botsaris is the 806th most popular military personnel, the 398th most popular biography from Greece and the 30th most popular Greek Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Markos Botsaris ranks 806 out of 1,468Before him are Friedrich Graf von Wrangel, Osami Nagano, Albert Leo Schlageter, Francisco Gómez de Sandoval, 1st Duke of Lerma, Cleombrotus, and Artabazos II. After him are Wilhelm Souchon, Ōtani Yoshitsugu, Wilhelm Ritter von Thoma, Takasugi Shinsaku, Vasili Mitrokhin, and Erhard Raus.

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Among people born in 1790, Markos Botsaris ranks 19Before him are Adolph Diesterweg, Leopold, Prince of Salerno, Gideon Mantell, John Austin, José Antonio Páez, and Marquis de Custine. After him are Keisai Eisen, William Parry, Manuel Blanco Encalada, Karol Lipiński, Nassau William Senior, and Juan Álvarez. Among people deceased in 1823, Markos Botsaris ranks 18Before him are Edmund Cartwright, Rafael del Riego, Pierre-Paul Prud'hon, Karl Leonhard Reinhold, Princess Amélie Louise of Arenberg, and Adam Kazimierz Czartoryski. After him are Friedrich Arnold Brockhaus, William Playfair, Daniel Steibelt, Luis María de Borbón y Vallabriga, Zacharias Werner, and Johann Baptist Allgaier.

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Among people born in Greece, Markos Botsaris ranks 398 out of 936Before him are Aspasia Manos (1896), Eleni Karaindrou (1941), Antalcidas (-500), Aristobulus of Cassandreia (-375), Cleombrotus (-600), and Michail Stasinopoulos (1903). After him are Aristyllus (-400), Nikolaos Gyzis (1842), Kresilas (-480), Dorieus (-600), Isaeus (-420), and Costas Simitis (1936).


Among military personnels born in Greece, Markos Botsaris ranks 30Before him are Müezzinzade Ali Pasha (null), Peucestas (-390), Iphicrates (-415), Peithon (-355), Callicratidas (-500), and Cleombrotus (-600). After him are Xanthippus of Carthage (-300), Clearchus of Sparta (-401), Dimitrios Loundras (1885), Georgios Karaiskakis (1780), Gylippus (-500), and Dimitrios Ioannidis (1923).