Who's Who Greek Revolution of 1821

Odysseas Androutsos 1788-1824

Patriots and Warriors

AndroutsosPerhaps one of the best military strategists of the revolution Androutsos most famous encounter with Ottoman troops was his famous stand at the Inn of Gravia where he, with a small band of about 100 guerillas, held back the advance of more than 3,000 Turkish troops for over a week.

His area of activity emcompassed primarily central Greece (Sterea Ellada).

A victim of political infighting, Androutsos was imprisoned by his fellow Greeks and died in 1825.