Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Fact of the Day: Lord Hero Byron

While Lord Byron became famous to the world because of his poetry, in Greece (not his native England) he's considered a national hero. That's because he joined the Greek War of Independence which ended up freeing Greece from the control of the Ottoman Empire. 

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  1. I'm not sure if I've heard about him before.

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  2. Isn't his correct name Lord Byron?
    I learnt about his work in English literature lessons in high school.

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  3. Interesting, being a hero in another country than your home country! Thank you for stopping by my blog :)

    xxx
    E from Helsinki, Finland
    http://helsinkidragonfly.blogspot.fi/

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  4. I have never heard of him although I have been to Greece which is a country filled with monuments and arts dedicated to many heros.

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  5. I studied his poetry in school, interesting.

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  6. Knew he was a poet but not any more than that

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  7. Interesting, I only know of him from a literature point of view!

    -Kati

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  8. And I'm sure my ancestors are thankful for that!

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  9. He didn't do much for Greece other than die of fever.

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  10. He had a somewhat controversial life, I think. He did live his short life to the fullest.

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