Yannis Makriyannis (1794 - 1864) was a warrior, merchant, politician, general and hero of the Greek Revolution of 1821.
The Born To the 1794 settlement of Avoriti Krokyleiou Doris and the family name was Triantafyllou. When his father was killed in 1804, engaged the secretary of Ali Pasha, Athanasios Lidoriki near where he grew up in Arta and Ioannina. The 1817-1820 was initiated in the Friendly Society and sent to Patras to participate in preparations for the revolution. became interested in trade and in three years has acquired considerable wealth from it.