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    • The Four Horsemen

    • Riding to Liberty in Post-Napoleonic Europe
    • By: Richard Stites
    • Narrated by: Greg Wagland
    • Length: 21 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In a series of revolts starting in 1820, four military officers rode forth on horseback from obscure European towns to bring political freedom and a constitution to Spain, Naples, and Russia; and national independence to the Greeks. The men who launched these exploits from Andalusia to the snowy fields of Ukraine - Colonel Rafael del Riego, General Guglielmo Pepe, General Alexandros Ypsilanti, and Colonel Sergei Muraviev-Apostol - all hoped to overturn the old order.

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