from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Makarios III Originally Mikhail Khristodolou Mouskos. 1913-1977. Cypriot prelate and politician. Bishop 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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- n. Greek Orthodox bishop and archbishop of Cyprus and the first president of independent Cyprus (1913-1977)
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On July 15, 1974 the military junta in Greece staged a coup against then Cypriot President Archbishop Makarios III, a move perceived as provocative enough by Turkey to invade the island under the pretenses of Greece having violated the Treaty of Guarantees put in place when Cyprus gained independence from Great Britain in 1960.
They died during the July 15, 1974, coup to overthrow Archbishop Makarios III.
Order of Makarios III, the island's highest honour.
The EOKA struggle, which started on April 1st 1955 and continued until Februay 1959, was headed by the political leader, Archbishop Makarios III and by the military leader George Grivas Dhigenis.
The visit takes place two days before the anniversary of the July 15 of 1974 military coup against the then President of Cyprus, Archbishop Makarios III.
The EOKA struggle, which started on April 1st 1955 and continued until Februay 1959, was headed by the political leader, Archbishop Makarios III and by the military leader George
The first President of the Republic of Cyprus, Archibishop Makarios III, served here as a novice.
Late Greek Cypriot leader Tassos Papadopoulos had decorated Skouris with the government's Grand Collar of the Order of Makarios III in 2006.