Bouboulina: Heroine of the Greek War of Independence. On May 11th 1777, a Greek woman, Skevo Pinotsis, entered Constantinople jail to visit her dying husband, Stavianos, incarcerated by the Turks for his participation in the failed revolution of 1769-70. Whilst there, she gave birth to a daughter, Laskarina. After such a humble start in life, Laskarina … Continue reading Blog 16 08/08/2015 Bouboulina: Heroine of the Greek War of Independence.
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