Vassilis Sbokos (1785-1858;): From Anogia in Mylopotamos, where he was already active before 1821. He fought in the two battles of Sklavokambos in 1822 and in the battle of Gazi, near Heraklion, in April 1823. He probably later fought in the Peloponnese, while in 1828 he was appointed co-leader of Mylopotamos with Alexandris Andreadakis.

The Orthodox Christian Cretans took part in the Greek Revolution, but the island was not integrated into the Greek state established in 1830. Crete remained a possession of the Ottoman Empire, with repeated uprisings by the Greek inhabitants, until 1898, when it gained its autonomy (Cretan State), before eventually being incorporated into the Kingdom of Greece in 1913.
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