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Ma·kar·i·os III

 (mə-kăr′ē-əs, -ōs′, mä-kä′rē-ôs) Originally Mikhail Khristodolou Mouskos. 1913-1977.
Cypriot prelate and politician. Archbishop of the Orthodox Church of Cyprus (1950-1977), he supported the political unification of Cyprus and Greece and was the first president of independent Cyprus (1959-1977).

Makarios III

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(Biography) original name Mikhail Christodoulou Mouskos. 1913–77, Cypriot archbishop, patriarch, and statesman; first president of the republic of Cyprus (1960–74; 1974–77)
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Last month cleaners at Nicosia's Archbishop Makarios III hospital went on a work stoppage which was interrupted after they received reassurances more staff would be hired, and last December, Limassol general hospital's cleaners also downed tools over the same problem.
1970 Cyprus President Archbishop Makarios III escapes assassination as terrorists shoot down his helicopter.
Cyprus, under British control since 1878, gained independence after a referendum, with Archbishop Makarios III elected its first president.
The pediatric clinic of the Archbishop Makarios III Hospital in Nicosia and King's College Hospital in London have signed a memorandum of cooperation in the sectors of liver and gastrointestinal diseases.
Turkey sent its armed forces to Cyprus on July 20, 1974 in order to reverse a coup sponsored by the military junta in Athens that had overthrown the Cypriot President Archbishop Makarios III.
MIKHAIL KHRISTODOLOU MOUSKOS, born to a Greek Cypriot farming family in 1913, was in his mid-thirties in 1950 when he became primate of the Greek Orthodox Church of Cyprus as Archbishop Makarios III.
There are several sites while you're there, including the grave of Cyprus' first president, Archbishop Makarios III and Kykko Monastery - but it's worth noting that bare legs and shoulders are not permitted inside the abbey, so remember to cover up.
He was a member of a three man medical team escorting a seriously ill six-day-old baby in an ambulance from the Archbishop Makarios III Hospital in Nicosia to an RAF hospital.
The Limassol exhibition, Portraits: Aura of Life and Death, will present the work of 37 artists from the State Gallery collections, the Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation and the Pierides Museum, along with archives from prominent private collections, archaeological remains from the Cyprus Museum and the Limassol Archaeological Museum, Byzantine icons from the Archbishop Makarios III Foundation, historical documents from Pattichion Municipal Museum -- Historical Archive Limassol (CVAR) and the Phivos Stavrides Archives.
In 1974, following a short-lived military coup against the Republic's first President, the late Archbishop Makarios III, Turkish troops invaded the island's northern part.
Its main proponent was Archbishop Makarios III, who swore after his coronation in 1950 to make Enosis a reality.
A 12-hour work stoppage planned by hourly-paid workers at Nicosia's Archbishop Makarios III hospital was called off on Thursday following the intervention of Health Minister Giorgos Pamboridis.