President of Cyprus

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President of the Republic of Cyprus
Πρόεδρος της Κυπριακής Δημοκρατίας  (Greek)
Kıbrıs Cumhuriyeti Cumhurbaşkanı  (Turkish)
Coat of Arms of Cyprus.svg
Coat of arms of Cyprus
ANASTASIADES Nicos.jpg
Incumbent
Nicos Anastasiades

since 28 February 2013
Residence Presidential Palace
Appointer Direct popular vote
Term length Five years, renewable once
Inaugural holder Makarios III
Formation 16 August 1960
Website www.presidency.gov.cy

The President of Cyprus is the head of state and the head of government of the Republic of Cyprus. The office was created in 1960, after Cyprus gained its independence from the United Kingdom. The current President of Cyprus is Nicos Anastasiades.

List of Presidents[change | change source]

# Name Picture Term start Term end Political Party
1 Archbishop Makarios III Makarios III and Robert F. Wagner NYWTS cropped.jpg 16 August 1960 15 July 1974
(deposed)
None
Glafcos Clerides (acting) Coat of Arms of Cyprus.svg 23 July 1974 7 December 1974 United Unified Party
(1) Archbishop Makarios III Makarios III and Robert F. Wagner NYWTS cropped.jpg 7 December 1974
(restored)
3 August 1977
(died in office)
None
2 Spyros Kyprianou Coat of Arms of Cyprus.svg 3 September 1977 28 February 1988 Democratic Party
3 George Vasiliou Coat of Arms of Cyprus.svg 28 February 1988 28 February 1993 United Democrats
4 Glafcos Clerides Coat of Arms of Cyprus.svg 28 February 1993 28 February 2003 Democratic Rally
5 Tassos Papadopoulos Tassos Papadopoulos.jpg 28 February 2003 28 February 2008 Democratic Party
6 Dimitris Christofias Dimitris Christofias.jpg 28 February 2008 28 February 2013 Progressive Party of Working People
7 Nicos Anastasiades ANASTASIADES Nicos.jpg 28 February 2013 Incumbent Democratic Rally

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