- Konstantinos Gkofas
name = Konstantinos Gkofas
birth_date = 1790
birth_place = Pteri south of
Aigio, (now Greece)
death_date = 1865 (age 82)
occupation = Greek revolutionary leader
Konstantinos Gkofas (Greek: Κωνσταντίνος Γκόφας, 17th century - 1824) was a Greek revolutionary leader and a soldier during the
Greek War of Independenceand a politician.
He was born in Pteri south of
Aigioand was the brother of Christos Gofas. He work with the Petmezadesand founded to preserve one of the from the Turks during the robbery of 1806. During the start of the Greek War of Independencein 1821, he participated with Dimitrios Meletopoulosand battled several battles in the Peloponnese. He took part in the Sieges of Patras, Corinth, Tripoli and the battles of Akrata, Dramali, Messenia, Battle of Dolianaand in August 8, 1827in Kafkaria (.
Under the deeds of those, he was awarded the Silver Aristeio. Uses under the actions for the revolution was addressed in "under the service of the Revolutionary Commission" and with the claim in
March 27, 1865which he when he did not took part in any rewards for the deeds, that much and the rejection of his father. Dimitrios Gkofas as a officer paid for the salary and the supplying of soldiers. In the claim which happened by the truch from 1804 by Dimitrios Meletopoulos in which marked the services as long as Gkoufas and as long as his father, acquiesence in all of that space... known and the edge of subjection on its " in the battles. In which he from the total land from the newly formed Greek Government. From 1826, he was elected only in Pteri and entered the common important spot between the superior of the city.
He had six sons, Themistiklos, a landowner who died early, Michail Gkofas, a trader which finance for forty years and the first council president,
Panagos Gkofasfor many years, Greek consul to Tbilisiand in Batumialong with Spyridon, Vasileios and Leonidas Gkofas in which survives many relatives.
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