(i) Greece had been a part of the Ottoman Empire since the 15th Century.
(ii) Struggle for independence began in 1821.
(iii) Greece got support from Greeks living in exile and West-Europeans who had sympathies for ancient Greek culture.
(iv) Poets and artists lauded Greece as the cradle of European civilisation and mobilized public opinion to support its fight against Muslim Empire.
(v) The English Poet-Lord Byron, organised funds, fought in war and died of fever in 1824.
(vi) The treaty of Constantinople of 1832 recognized Greece as an independent nation.