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The Greek War of Independence in Macedonia – 1821

  Macedonia, while under the rule of the Ottoman empire, was mainly inhabited by Greeks, Turks and Bulgars. There was also a significant Jewish population in the city of Thessaloniki most of whom arrived there from Spain in the late 15th century. Macedonians [the ethnic Greek population of Macedonia] expected to be liberated and join the newly founded Greek state as […]

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