- a town in W Greece, on the Gulf of Patras: Byron died here 1824.
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He commanded around 600 Suliotes in preparations for a siege of Lepanto, a fortified town to the east of Missolonghi.Poet and Rake, Lord Byron Was Also an Interventionist With Brains and Savvy
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Missolonghi nurtured the poet in his youth and led him to the threshold of manhood.
Then follows Missolonghi with its calm lagoon and the haunts of his boyhood.
He died of fever at Missolonghi on April 19, at the age of thirty-six.
When Byron died, Missolonghi had been delivered from its first siege.
Ibrahim settled down to the siege of Nauplia and of Missolonghi.
- a town in W Greece, near the Gulf of Patras: famous for its defence against the Turks in 1822–23 and 1825–26 and for its association with Lord Byron, who died here in 1824. Pop (municipality): 18 354 (2001)Modern Greek name: Mesolóngion
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