See also:leader in the War of Greek Independence, was
See also:born at
See also:Agrapha in 1782 . During the earlier stages of the war he served in the Morea, and had a somewhat discreditable
See also:share in the intrigues which divided the Greek leaders . But he showed a sense of the
See also:necessity for providing the
See also:country with a
See also:government, and was a steady supporter of
See also:Capo d'
See also:Istria . His most honourable services were performed in the
See also:middle and later stages of the war . He helped to raise the first
See also:siege of Missolonghi in 1823, and did his best to save the
See also:town in the second siege in 1826 . In that
See also:year he commanded the patriot forces in
See also:Rumelia, and though he failed to co-operate effectually with other chiefs, or with the
See also:foreign sympathizers fighting for the Greeks, he gained some successes against the
See also:Turks which were very welcome amid the disasters of the
See also:time . He took a share in the unsuccessful attempts to raise the siege of Athens in 1827, and made an effort to prevent the disastrous
See also:massacre of the
See also:Turkish garrison of fort S Spiridion . He was shot in
See also:action on the 4th of May 1827 .
See also:Finlay speaks of him as a capable
See also:partisan leader who had
See also:great influence over his men, and describes him as of " middle
See also:size, thin, dark-complexioned, with a bright expressive animal
See also:eye which indicated gipsy
See also:blood." See G . Finlay,
See also:History of the Greek Revolution (
See also:London, 1861) .
KARAGEORGE (in Servian, Karadyordye) (c. 1766-1817)...
VUK STEFANOVICH KARAJICH (1787-1864)
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