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|X. Macedonia from the Greek War of Independence (1821) to Liberation (1913)|
|1821-8 ||The Macedonians join with the rest of the Greeks in the common
struggle to throw off the Ottoman yoke.
||1870 ||The independent Bulgarian Church, known as the Exarchate, is established and Bulgaria starts to manifest
expansionist designs on Macedonia.
||1903 ||Many Greek areas in western and northern Macedonia are ravaged after the suppression of the Ilinden Uprising
on the Feast of the Prophet Elijah.
||1904-8 ||The Greeks struggle to prevent Slavonic expansion into Macedonia.Volunteers from both occupied and free
Greece join in the Macedonian struggle.
||1912-13 ||Balkan Wars.Macedonia is liberated from Ottoman rule.
||August 10, 1913 ||The Treaty of Bucharest officially establishes the borders of the Balkan nations in Macedonia.
Most of the former Turkish provinces of Thessaloniki and Monastir now belongs to Greece.