Nicos Anastasiades

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Nicos Anastasiades
Νίκος Αναστασιάδης
Nicos Anastasiades at EPP HQ.jpg
7th President of Cyprus
Assumed office
28 February 2013
Preceded byDemetris Christofias
President of the Democratic Rally
In office
8 June 1997 – 28 February 2013
Preceded byYiannakis Matsis
Succeeded byAverof Neofytou
Member of the House of Representatives from Limassol
In office
8 June 1981 – 28 February 2013
Personal details
Born (1946-09-27) 27 September 1946 (age 72)
Pera Pedi, British Cyprus
Political partyCentre Union (before 1976)
Democratic Rally (1976–present)
Spouse(s)Andri Moustakoudes
Children2
Alma materUniversity of Athens
University College London

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.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Nicos Anastasiades". Economist Conferences, CEMEA. Retrieved 25 February 2013.
  2. "Nicos Anastasiades winner of first round of elections in Cyprus". Nasdaq. Retrieved 25 February 2013.

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