Spyros Kyprianou

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Spyros Kyprianou
Σπύρος Κυπριανού
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2nd President of Cyprus
In office
3 September 1977 – 28 February 1988
Vice President vacant
Preceded by Makarios III
Succeeded by George Vasiliou
8th President of the House of Representatives
In office
June, 1996 – 2000
Preceded by Alexis Galanos
Succeeded by Demetris Christofias
3rd President of the House of Representatives
In office
June, 1976 – 1977
Preceded by Tassos Papadopoulos
Succeeded by Alekos Michaelides
1st President of DIKO
In office
1976–2000
Succeeded by Tassos Papadopoulos
Personal details
Born (1932-10-28)28 October 1932
Limassol
Died (2002-03-12)12 March 2002 (aged 69)
Nicosia
Political party Democratic Party (Dimokratikon Komma)
Religion Cypriot Orthodox

Spyros Achilleos Kyprianou (or Cyprianou) (Greek: Σπύρος Κυπριανού; 28 October 1932 – 12 March 2002) was an Cypriot politician. He was one of the most important politicians of modern Cyprus. He served as the second President of the Republic of Cyprus from 1977 to 1988.

Spyros Kyprianou died on 12 March 2002 after a long fight with prostate cancer.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "OBITUARY: Spyros Kyprianou, defiant to the last". Cyprus Mail. 13 March 2002. Retrieved 15 August 2008.