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Venizelos' Early Life and Political Career in Crete, 1864–1910

A. Lilly Macrakis

in Eleftherios Venizelos

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print June 2006 | ISBN: 9780748624782
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748671267 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624782.003.0003
Venizelos' Early Life and Political Career in Crete, 1864–1910

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This chapter discusses Venizelos' early life and political career in Crete. It covers his childhood and youth; law career; his articles as a journalist at the newspaper Lefka Ori; his entry into politics; his participation in the armed rebellion on 23 January 1897; and his recognition as a national hero with the revolution of 1897, the final rebellion of the Cretans against the Turks.

Keywords: Eleftherios Venizelos; political activity; law career; armed rebellion; Turks

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