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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).
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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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|Noun||1.||Makarios III - Greek Orthodox bishop and archbishop of Cyprus and the first president of independent Cyprus (1913-1977)|
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