Battle of Kalamata
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|Battle of Kalamata 1821|
|Part of the Greek War of Independence|
Petros Mavromichalis revolts Messenia by Peter von Hess.
|Greek rebels||Ottoman Empire|
|Commanders and leaders|
|Petros Mavromichalis||Thanasios Kolokotronis|
|Casualties and losses|
The Battle of Kalamata took place on 23rd March 1821 between the Greek irregular revolutionary forces and the Ottoman forces of the city. It was one of the first events of the Greek War of Independence. The result was the capture of the city by the Greeks. Kalamata became the first city to be liberated.