Spyros Kyprianou

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Kyprianou, Spyros


Born Oct. 28, 1932, in Limassol. Cypriot state figure.

After graduating from the law faculty at the University of Athens, Kyprianou studied law in London. Between 1954 and 1959 he represented on an unofficial basis the Greek community of Cyprus alternately in London and in New York. Kyprianou served as minister of foreign affairs of the Republic of Cyprus from 1960 to 1972. In September 1976 he was elected chairman of the House of Representatives, the country’s parliament. After the death of Archbishop Makarios on Aug. 3, 1977, he was made acting president. Kyprianou became president of the Republic of Cypruson Aug. 31, 1977.

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