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  Makarios III - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Makarios was Archbishop and Primate of the autocephalous Cypriot Orthodox Church (1950-1977) and first President of the Republic of Cyprus (1960-1977).
In 1950, Makarios was elected Archbishop of Cyprus.
Makarios, characterised in the British press as a crooked Greek priest and viewed with suspicion by the British authorities, was exiled to the Seychelles on 9 March.
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 Makarios III - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Makarios was archbishop and primate of the autocephalous Cypriot Orthodox Church from 1950 until his death.
Though in March 1961 Cyprus was admitted as member of the British Commonwealth and Makarios represented the island at the Commonwealth Prime Ministers΄ Conference, in September 1961 he participated in the Belgrade Conference of Heads of State of Non-Aligned Countries.
In 1977, Makarios and Rauf Denktash signed high level agreements on the resolution of the Cyprus dispute, agreeing that the future solution would be a bi-communal, bi-zonal federation.
www.eastcleveland.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Makarios   (556 words)

 Cyprus History: Archbishop Makarios on the invasion of Cyprus by Greece
Archbishop Makarios on the invasion of Cyprus by Greece
Makarios, who also declared Greece as an invader said that the coup organised by the military regime of Greece on 15 July 1974 was put into effect by the Greek officers serving in and commanding the Cyprus National Guard.
Makarios, who was supposed to be the president of Greek and Turkish Cypriots, was himself responsible for bringing the Greek soldiers to Cyprus in 1964, which started the first invasion of Cyprus by Greece.
www.cypnet.com /.ncyprus/history/republic/makarios-speech.html   (3655 words)

 Makarios III -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
He was bishop of Kition from 1948 and archbishop of Cyprus from 1950.
Makarios was again a candidate at the 1968 election.
In 1977, Makarios and (Click link for more info and facts about Rauf Denktash) Rauf Denktash signed high level agreements on the resolution of the Cyprus dispute, agreeing that the future solution would be a bi-communal, bi-zonal federation.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/m/ma/makarios_iii2.htm   (465 words)

 Hellenic Cyprus
Born Michael Mouskos, Makarios was elected bishop of Kition in 1948 and in 1950 Makarios became the Archbishop of Cyprus whereupon he took an oath in church that he would achieve ENOSIS before his death.
In 1953 Makarios managed to secure the support of the Greek government and created a movement for ENOSIS, this movement was called EOKA and in 1954 a Greek officer named Georgios Grivas arrived in Cyprus to become the leader of the EOKA movement.
Archbishop Makarios, President of Cyprus, died on 3rd August 1977.
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 Makarios III   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Makarios was the adopted name of Mihail Khristodoulou Mouskos (August 13 1913 - August 3 1977).
Makarios was archbishop and primate of the autocephalous Cypriot Orthodox Church from 1950 until his death, a Cypriote patriot always referred to by Cypriotes as "His Beatitude," who first pressed for union with Greece (the enosis movement, then for independence of Cyprus from the UK.
The British exiled him to the Seychelles in 1956 on charges of collusion acts of terrorism connected with his organization; on his release (with his promise not to return to Cyprus) his public arrival in Athens was an emotional occasion for Hellenic patriotism.
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 Mikhail Makarios III
He was ordained in 1946 and in 1950 he became Archbishop and Primate of Cyprus.
Makarios returned to Cyprus in 1959, and became Prime Minister.
Throughout it all, Makarios maintained his dual role of head of state and head of church.
www.multied.com /bio/people/Makarios.html   (81 words)

 BBC ON THIS DAY | 14 | 1959: Makarios elected president of Cyprus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
It has been a remarkable turnaround for the Archbishop, who three-and-a-half years ago was deported to the Seychelles by the British authorities for his refusal to renounce the violent campaign by EOKA terrorists to rid the island of its colonial rulers.
Archbishop Makarios and Dr Kutchuk formally negotiated Cyprus's independence from Britain, which was officially declared at midnight on 15 August 1960.
In 1974, Makarios was briefly deposed in a coup by Greek Cypriots seeking unification with Greece. /onthisday/hi/dates/stories/december/14/newsid_3747000/3747247.stm   (517 words)

 Theology Today - Vol 31, No. 4 - January 1975 - CRITICSCORNER - A Profile of Makarios
Makarios is the son of a Cypriot shepherd farmer.
Following the death of Archbishop Makarios II in 1950, Makarios III was elected to succeed him as the youngest archbishop and ethnarch in Cypriot history.
The Archbishop's role of clerical leadership in secular areas of life is in fact contrary to the historic Byzantine understanding of church-state relations which might be described as a dynarch or symphonia between two coordinated powers.
theologytoday.ptsem.edu /jan1975/v31-4-criticscorner5.htm   (1166 words)

President Makarios’ life-long struggle for the true political independence of Cyprus, social and religious justice for all people and his personal devotion to the service of humankind were admired by the many friends who will remember him for a long time.
As Archbishop Makarios came to know of the existence of the African Orthodox Church, he felt the need to spread the Orthodox faith and love; the spirit of peace and freedom, which was his deepest wish and desire.
Archbishop Makarios spent about five months in exile, during which he was trying to find a peaceful solution of the Cyprus problem.
www.greekorthodox-alexandria.org /Mission/archmakarios_kenya_en.htm   (4799 words)

 Archbishop Makarios of Cyprus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Archbishop Makarios III of Cyprus became the nation's first President when Britain granted the island independence in 1959.
George Grivas (also in photo), leader of the enosis movement, launched a terrorist campaign aimed at overthrowing Makarios, finally succeeding in July of 1974, when a Greek Junta-sponsored coup deposes Makarios declaring that he is dead in the rubble of his palace.
When Makarios died in August of 1977 of a heart attack the funeral is interrupted by a rainstorm, unheard of in Cyprus for that month.
ahistoryofgreece.com /biography/makarios.htm   (355 words)

 banners   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Archbishop Makarios was already showing his deepest desire, which he would very soon communicate to the Patriarchate of Alexandria, as the whole of the African continent was under its jurisdiction.
Archbishop Makarios’ next visit to Kenya was delayed due to the Turkish invasion of Cyprus, and it was not until August 1976 that he had an opportunity to see the buildings of the Seminary as well as of the Technical School completed.
The full significance of the meaning of the life of Archbishop Makarios, his work for Africa and the renewal of Christian vision is something which cannot yet be seen, but which we may come to see if we are faithful to the vision that he himself both saw and followed.
www.greece.org /GOPATALEX/Mission/archmakarios_kenya_en.htm   (4816 words)

 Makarios III. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Born Michael Mouskos, Makarios was elected bishop of Kition in 1948 and archbishop of Cyprus in 1950.
Leader of the Greek Cypriots in the movement for enosis (union with Greece), he was exiled by the British in 1956 on charges of encouraging terrorism.
After his term of office had expired in 1965 and had been extended to 1968, Makarios was reelected in 1968 and 1973.
www.bartleby.com /65/ma/Makarios.html   (255 words)

 BBC ON THIS DAY | 9 | 1956: Britain deports Cyprus Archbishop
The archbishop was arrested when he arrived at Nicosia airport to board an airliner for Athens after refusing to denounce the use of violence.
Archbishop Makarios has been a leading figure in Cyprus's campaign for enosis and the right of the Cypriot people to self-determination.
One of the main sticking points in the talks was the Archbishop's demand for an amnesty for four terrorists facing the dearth penalty for political offences involving death and murder.
news.bbc.co.uk /go/click/rss/1.0/-/onthisday/low/dates/stories/march/9/newsid_3745000/3745505.stm   (685 words)

 Makarios, III Biography / Biography of Makarios, III Biography Biography
His Beatitude, Makarios III (1913-1977), archbishop and ethnarch of the Orthodox Church of Cyprus and the first president of the Republic of Cyprus, 1959-1977, championed the campaign to unite the island politically with Greece for a quarter-century.
Archbishop Makarios III was born Michael Christodoulou Mouskos on August 13, 1913, the son of a goatherder in the village of Ano Panayia, near Paphos in western Cyprus.
At age 13, after a primary education in the village, he was accepted as a novice in the famed monastery of Kykko and began a brilliant career as a student.
www.bookrags.com /biography-makarios-iii/index.html   (235 words)

 A Brief Chronology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Makarios elected as Archbishop of Cyprus and he was leading covert activities for Enosis (annexation of Cyprus by Greece).
EOKA gunmen under the leadership of Makarios and Grivas, aided and abetted by Greece, murdered ruthlessly and indiscriminately.
July 15, Greek officers illegally stationed in Cyprus stage a coup against the Greek Cypriot Government of Archbishop Makarios with the aim of immediate annexation of Cyprus with Greece.
www.cm.gov.nc.tr /CM/cyprus/CHRON.HTM   (755 words)

 Archbishop Makarios   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
In Christianity, an archbishop is an elevated bishop heading a diocese of particular importancedue to either its size, history, or both, called an archdiocese.
Archbishops do not necessarily have more power than bishops, but they are in charge of more prestigious dioceses.
In the Slavic Eastern churches (both Catholic and Orthodox) Archgishop s andmetropolitans are distinct, although a metropolitan may be referred to as metropolitan Archbashop.
www.bodawg.com /point/6798-archbishop-makarios.html   (219 words)

 Makarios III - Enpsychlopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Makarios was Archbishop and Primate of the autocephalous Cypriot Orthodox Church (1950-77) and first President of the Republic of Cyprus (1960-77).
This was seen in the US as unpredictability and a tendency towards Communism and Makarios was vilifed as a ‘Castro of the Mediterranean’, although he had by now been rehabilitated in the British press and was affectionately nicknamed ‘Black Mak’ on account of his clerical garb.
Makarios III died unexpectedly on 3 August 1977 of a heart attack.
www.grohol.com /psypsych/Archbishop_Makarios   (1787 words)

 For Those Interested in Archbishop Makarios   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
We want to convince him that he must be tough with Makarios, because it will help us box him in--the best argument (to avoid suspicion that we are pro-Turk) is that we think UN prestige suffers and a bad precedent is set when the UN is "used" in this fashion.
We wonder whether Makarios, even if he recognized need for outside help in maintaining order, would agree to receive allied force as long as he thought he might get UN or Commonwealth force, latter presumably to have Asian and African participation.
US appeal to Makarios: I have known Makarios for many years and Sir Hugh Foot, now in New York, confirms view that regardless of above contingencies he is real key to peace in Cyprus.
www.talkaboutreligion.com /group/alt.religion.christian.east-orthodox/messages/257734.html   (1335 words)

 TIME Magazine Archive Article -- A Clerical Delay -- Dec. 08, 1967   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Archbishop Makarios, the bearded President of Cyprus, is a man with a strong sense of the dramatic.
Makarios had raised no insurmountable objections to the agreement during his two meetings with Vance earlier in the week.
Makarios objected to the disbanding of the Greek Cypriot National Guard, his main instrument of power, so long as the Turks were allowed to keep 650 men stationed on Cyprus and the Greeks 950.
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 Obituary: Spyros Kyprianou
After succeeding his hero, Archbishop Makarios, as president of Cyprus, he led economic recovery but twice passed up the chance of peace.
Spyros Kyprianou, who has died of cancer aged 69, was the president of Cyprus for 11 years and the man who chose, twice, to pass over the opportunity of reunifying the island when its estranged Greek and Turkish communities came the closest ever to making peace.
As the right-hand man of Archbishop Makarios - the politician priest who was to become the island republic's first leader in 1960 - he had advocated enosis, union with Greece, back in the 1950s.
www.buzzle.com /editorials/3-14-2002-13008.asp?viewPage=1   (607 words)

 Timeline Cyprus
1956 Mar 9, British authorities arrested and deported Archbishop Makarios from Cyprus to the Seychelles.
Archbishop Makarios became the 1st post independence president and chose Spyros Kyprianou (28) as foreign minister.
1977 Archbishop Makarios died and Spyros Kyprianou was elected to serve the last few months of the 5-year presidential term.
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 Assembly of Turkish American Associations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
On July 28, 1960 Makarios, the Greek Cypriot president, said: "The independence agreements do not form the goal they are the present and not the future.
The aim of the Greek Cypriots was to reduce the Turkish Cypriot people to the status of a mere minority, wholly subject to the control of the Greek Cypriots, pending ultimate destruction or expulsion of the Turkish Cypriots from the island.
Judging from the English newspapers and many others, the feeling is very strong indeed against Makarios and his so-called government, and nothing would please the British people more than to see him toppled and the Cyprus problem solved by the direct dealings between the Turks and the Greeks.
www.ataa.org /ataa/ref/cyprus/cyprus_genocide.html   (2896 words)

 Biography of His Eminence Makarios, Metropollitan of Kenya and Irinoupolis
Archbishop Makarios of Kenya and Irinoupolis (Dr. A.
On the 20th of July, 1992 Deacon Makarios was ordained to the Priesthood, in the Church of St. Makarios of the Patriarchal Seminary in Nairobi by the Patriarchal Exarch.
On July 25th, 1992, in the same Church, he was consecrated as Bishop of Riruta by the Metropolitan of Axum Petros and the Bishop of Uganda Theodoros.
www.orthodoxresearchinstitute.org /resources/hierarchs/alexandria/current/bio_makarios_tillyrides_metr_kenya.htm   (597 words)

 Our Lady of the Roses, The Early Years, The Holy Man...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
7, "Makarios is Safe in Sniper Attack: Pilot of Cyprus Leader Shot in Assassination Attempt," by Richard Eder.
The bearded Archbishop, his fl robes spotted with the pilot's blood, accompanied the pilot to Nicosia General Hospital, where he was in critical condition.
"The attempt, shortly after 7 A.M., occurred while President Makarios was leaving for memorial services at a monastery outside Nicosia for Gregoris Afxentiou, who was killed in the war for independence from Britain in the late nineteen-fifties.
www.roses.org /messages/early/early013.htm   (440 words)

 Britain and Greece wanted Makarios off the island   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
THE British and Greek governments wanted Archbishop Makarios off the island in the aftermath of the 1974 Turkish invasion and had considered offering him the leadership of the Commonwealth as consolation, the declassified documents revealed.
Wilson had said that if the Archbishop were to return to Cyprus, he would remain President for a limited period only and stand down after Presidential elections.
The Greek King also revealed that Makarios had in 1966 asked him to speak to Egyptian President Nasser about the possibility of his election as Patriarch of Alexandria, a post to which he wished to retire.
www.lobbyforcyprus.org /press/press2005/cywe_070105_makarios.htm   (344 words)

Makarios (1913-1977) was elected Bishop of Kitium in 1948, becoming Archbishop of the Greek Cypriots in 1950.
After Cyprus became independent in 1959, the Greek Orthodox Archbishop was elected its first President, serving from August 6, 1960 until he was overthrown by Cypriot troops led by Greek officers on July 15, 1974.
Makarios returned to the presidency eight days later, on July 23, 1974, serving until his death on August 3, 1977.
www.galleryofhistory.com /archive/9_2001/leaders/ARCHBISHOP_MAKARIOS.htm   (214 words)

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