Get it on Google Play
New! Download Unionpedia on your Android™ device!
Faster access than browser!

Dimitrios Papanikolis

Index Dimitrios Papanikolis

Dimitrios Papanikolis (Δημήτριος Παπανικολής) (1790–1855) was a naval hero of the Greek Revolution, famous for being the first to successfully employ a fireship to destroy an Ottoman ship of the line. [1]

17 relations: Athens, Barbary Coast, Battle of Gerontas, Dionysios Tsokos, Eresos, Fire ship, Greece, Greek submarine Papanikolis (Y-2), Greek War of Independence, Hellenic Navy, Lesbos, Ottoman Empire, Ottoman Navy, Psara, Ship of the line, Zakynthos, 3 September 1843 Revolution.


Athens (Αθήνα, Athína; Ἀθῆναι, Athênai) is the capital and largest city of Greece.

New!!: Dimitrios Papanikolis and Athens · See more »

Barbary Coast

The Barbary Coast, or Berber Coast, was the term used by Europeans from the 16th until the early 19th century to refer to much of the collective land of the Berber people.

New!!: Dimitrios Papanikolis and Barbary Coast · See more »

Battle of Gerontas

The Battle of Gerontas (Ναυμαχία του Γέροντα) was a naval battle fought close to the island of Leros in the southeast Aegean Sea.

New!!: Dimitrios Papanikolis and Battle of Gerontas · See more »

Dionysios Tsokos

Dionysios Tsokos (Greek: Διονύσιος Τσόκος; c.1814/20 in Zakynthos – 1862 in Athens) was a Greek painter; one of the first to gain recognition in the post-Ottoman period.

New!!: Dimitrios Papanikolis and Dionysios Tsokos · See more »


Eresos (Ερεσός) and its twin beach village Skala Eresou are located in the southwest part of the Greek island of Lesbos.

New!!: Dimitrios Papanikolis and Eresos · See more »

Fire ship

A fire ship or fireship, used in the days of wooden rowed or sailing ships, was a ship filled with combustibles, deliberately set on fire and steered (or, when possible, allowed to drift) into an enemy fleet, in order to destroy ships, or to create panic and make the enemy break formation.

New!!: Dimitrios Papanikolis and Fire ship · See more »


No description.

New!!: Dimitrios Papanikolis and Greece · See more »

Greek submarine Papanikolis (Y-2)

Papanikolis (Y-2 Παπανικολής) was one of the most successful Greek submarines during the Second World War.

New!!: Dimitrios Papanikolis and Greek submarine Papanikolis (Y-2) · See more »

Greek War of Independence

The Greek War of Independence, also known as the Greek Revolution (Ελληνική Επανάσταση, Elliniki Epanastasi, or also referred to by Greeks in the 19th century as the Αγώνας, Agonas, "Struggle"; Ottoman: يونان عصياني Yunan İsyanı, "Greek Uprising"), was a successful war of independence waged by Greek revolutionaries against the Ottoman Empire between 1821 and 1830.

New!!: Dimitrios Papanikolis and Greek War of Independence · See more »

Hellenic Navy

The Hellenic Navy (HN; Πολεμικό Ναυτικό, Polemikó Naftikó, abbreviated ΠΝ) is the naval force of Greece, part of the Hellenic Armed Forces.

New!!: Dimitrios Papanikolis and Hellenic Navy · See more »


Lesbos (Λέσβος), or Lezbolar in Turkish sometimes referred to as Mytilene after its capital, is a Greek island located in the northeastern Aegean Sea.

New!!: Dimitrios Papanikolis and Lesbos · See more »

Ottoman Empire

The Ottoman Empire (دولت عليه عثمانیه,, literally The Exalted Ottoman State; Modern Turkish: Osmanlı İmparatorluğu or Osmanlı Devleti), also historically known in Western Europe as the Turkish Empire"The Ottoman Empire-also known in Europe as the Turkish Empire" or simply Turkey, was a state that controlled much of Southeast Europe, Western Asia and North Africa between the 14th and early 20th centuries.

New!!: Dimitrios Papanikolis and Ottoman Empire · See more »

Ottoman Navy

The Ottoman Navy (Osmanlı Donanması or Donanma-yı Humâyûn), also known as the Ottoman Fleet, was established in the early 14th century after the Ottoman Empire first expanded to reach the sea in 1323 by capturing Karamürsel, the site of the first Ottoman naval shipyard and the nucleus of the future Navy.

New!!: Dimitrios Papanikolis and Ottoman Navy · See more »


Psara (Ψαρά, Psará,; formerly known as Ψύρα, Psyra, or Ψυρίη, Psyriī) is a Greek island in the Aegean Sea.

New!!: Dimitrios Papanikolis and Psara · See more »

Ship of the line

A ship of the line was a type of naval warship constructed from the 17th through to the mid-19th century to take part in the naval tactic known as the line of battle, in which two columns of opposing warships would manoeuvre to bring the greatest weight of broadside firepower to bear.

New!!: Dimitrios Papanikolis and Ship of the line · See more »


Zakynthos (Ζάκυνθος, Zákynthos, Zacìnto) or Zante (Τζάντε, Tzánte, Zante; from Venetian), is a Greek island in the Ionian Sea.

New!!: Dimitrios Papanikolis and Zakynthos · See more »

3 September 1843 Revolution

The 3 September 1843 Revolution (Επανάσταση της 3ης Σεπτεμβρίου 1843; N.S. 13 September), was an uprising by the Hellenic Army in Athens, supported by large sections of the people, against the autocratic rule of King Otto.

New!!: Dimitrios Papanikolis and 3 September 1843 Revolution · See more »


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dimitrios_Papanikolis

Hey! We are on Facebook now! »