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Makarios III

Line breaks: Ma|ka¦rios III
Pronunciation: /məˈkɑːrɪɒs
 
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  • (1913–77), Greek Cypriot archbishop and statesman, first President of the republic of Cyprus 1960–77; born Mikhail Christodolou Mouskos. He reorganized the movement for enosis (union of Cyprus with Greece) and was exiled 1956-9 by the British for allegedly supporting the EOKA terrorist campaign.

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