Nicos Anastasiades

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Nicos Anastasiades
Νίκος Αναστασιάδης
7th President of Cyprus
Incumbent
Assumed office
28 February 2013
Preceded by Demetris Christofias
President of the Democratic Rally
In office
8 June 1997 – 28 February 2013
Preceded by Yiannakis Matsis
Succeeded by Averof Neofytou
Personal details
Born 27 September 1946 (1946-09-27) (age 67)
Pera Pedi, Cyprus
Political party Democratic Rally
Spouse(s) Andri Moustakoudes
Children
  • Elsa
  • Ino
Alma mater University College London
Religion Greek Orthodox
Website www.anastasiades.com.cy

Nicos Anastasiades (born 27 September 1946) is a Cypriot politician who has been President of Cyprus since 2013. Previously, he was leader of the center-right political party Democratic Rally (DISY).

Anastasiades was born on 27 September 1946 in Pera Pedi, Cyprus. He studied at National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and at the University College London. Anastasiades is married to Andri Moustakoudes.

Anastasiades was first elected to the House of Representatives in 1981 and has been leader of his party since 8 June 1997.[1]

Anastasiades earned 673 votes (86.73%) and MEP Theocharous 103 (13.27%). On the first round of the presidential election on 17 February 2013, Anastasiades won 45% of votes, while Stavros Malas and George Lillikas earned 26.9% and 24.9%, respectively.[2] He won in the second round with 57.48% of the vote.

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