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Domna Visvizi: "The Bouboulina of Thrace" who spent all her fortune for the Greek revolution

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Domna Visvizi: "The Bouboulina of Thrace" who spent all her fortune for the Greek revolution

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23 March 2021

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2021

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Domna Visvizi, the chieftain from Thrace. A beautiful noblewoman who refused the comfort of a rich life, was initiated into the principles of the Philiki Etairea and gave her entire fortune to the struggle, has been called “The Bouboulina of Thrace”. After the Greek Revolution, she settled in Ermoupouli, Syros, while it is said that she lived the last years of her life in Piraeus, where she died exhausted and forgotten at the age of 66.

(Edited and translated extract from article from bovary.gr website)

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