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  Makarios III
Mouskos was born in the village of Panayia in the Paphos district on 13 August 1913.
Makarios undoubtedly had common political ground with EOKA and was acquainted with its leader, the Greek soldier and politician George Grivas, but the extent of his involvement is unclear and disputed.
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
Makarios (born Mihalis Christodoulou Mouskos, August 13, 1913—August 3, 1977) 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. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-07
Born Michael Mouskos, Makarios was elected bishop of Kition in 1948 and archbishop of Cyprus in 1950.
Makarios pursued a neutralist policy, favoring a peaceful solution between the island’s Greek and Turkish communities.
After his term of office had expired in 1965 and had been extended to 1968, Makarios was reelected in 1968 and 1973.
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 Makarios III - Phantis
Makarios, characterised in the British press as a crooked Greek priest and viewed with suspicion by the British authorities, was seized at Lefkosia Airport and exiled to the Seychelles on March 9.
Makarios fled and was replaced by Nikos Sampson, a newspaper editor and former freedom fighter during the EOKA era.
Makarios III died unexpectedly on August 3, 1977 of a heart attack.
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 AllRefer.com - Makarios III (Modern Greek History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Born Michael Mouskos, Makarios was elected bishop of Kition in 1948 and archbishop of Cyprus in 1950.
Makarios pursued a neutralist policy, favoring a peaceful solution between the island's Greek and Turkish communities.
After his term of office had expired in 1965 and had been extended to 1968, Makarios was reelected in 1968 and 1973.
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 Mikhail Makarios III
Makarios returned to Cyprus in 1959, and became Prime Minister.
With the exception of a short interval in 1974, Makarios remained head of state until his death.
Throughout it all, Makarios maintained his dual role of head of state and head of church.
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 Ecclesiastical coup - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
At the session of the Holy Synod of the Orthodox Church of Cyprus held on March 2nd, 1972, Bishop Anthemos of Kition, Bishop Kyprianos of Kyrenia, and Bishop Gennadios of Paphos, tabled a motion proposing that Archbishop Makarios III resign the Presidency of the Republic of Cyprus.
Makarios replied on March 6th, stating that the Synod the three Bishops had called was unconstitutional and therefore any decision it reached would be invalid.
When Makarios was forced to flee the island after the military coup of July 15th 1974, the three disrobed bishops entered the limelight again.
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 Makarios III - FREE Makarios III Biography | Encyclopedia.com: Facts, Pictures, Information!
Makarios III, 1913-77, Orthodox Eastern archbishop and Cypriot statesman, first president of Cyprus (1960-77).
Orthodox Church of Cyprus as Archbishop Makarios III.
Archbishop Makarios III was born Michael Christodoulou Mouskos on August 13, 1913...
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Archbishop Makarios was born on August 13, 1913, in the village of Panayia, in Paphos district.
As a consequence, Archbishop Makarios was exiled to the Seychelles in the Indian Ocean on March, 9, 1956.
In the meantime, Archbishop Makarios was elected first President of the Republic on December 13, 1959, and was officially established as President on August 16, 1960, the day of the proclamation of the Cyprus Republic.
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 Mikhail K.M. Makarios III (1913-1977)
Makarios (born Mihalis Christodoulou Mouskos, August 13, 1913—August 3, 1977) was archbishop and primate of the autocephalous Cypriot Orthodox Church (1950-1977) and first President of the Republic of Cyprus (1960-1977).
Mouskos was born in the village of Panayia in the Paphos district on August 13, 1913.
This was seen in the US as unpredictability and a tendency towards Communism and Makarios was vilified 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.
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 Makarios III - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Makarios III (1913-77), Cypriot Greek leader who was Orthodox archbishop of Cyprus and first president of Cyprus.
Makarios III (Greek : Μακάριος Γ), born Mihail Christodoulou Mouskos (Greek: Μιχαήλ Χριστοδούλου Μούσκος) on August 13, 1913, Paphos, Cyprus...
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 Theology Today - Vol 31, No. 4 - January 1975 - CRITICSCORNER - A Profile of Makarios   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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.
Makarios himself is disarming at this point; he views the presidency as temporary, forced upon him by circumstances.
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 Makarios III Biography Summary
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....
Makarios III (Greek: Μακάριος Γ`; Μιχαήλ Χριστοδούλου Μούσκος, Mihalis Christodoulou Mouskos), b.
Archie Elliott III, a handcuffed man who was fatally shot by two police officers in Prince George's County, died of 14 gunshot wounds in the chest, back, buttocks, arm and right hand, according to an autopsy report released yesterday.
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Makarios III (1913-1977), Cypriot Greek leader who was Orthodox archbishop of Cyprus and first President of Cyprus.
This report on the deportation of Makarios III appeared in The Times on March 10, 1956.
In 1948 the Bishop of Citium of Cyprus, Mihail Mouskos, later Makarios III, began to organize support for enosis through the Church of Cyprus to...
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 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.
George Grivas, leader of the ENOSIS movement, launched a campaign aimed at overthrowing Makarios, this time it was called EOKA B. This effort finally succeeded (July, 1974), when a Greek-sponsored coup deposed Makarios.
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 Cyprus - Phantis
In November 1963, Makarios declared the constitution as unworkable and suggested 13 amendments.
The relationship between the junta and Makarios was very uneasy as each side found it hard to conceal their dislike for the other.
Makarios then, in the Summer of that year, proceeded to demand that the junta withdraw all officers from the National Guard that displeased him.
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 MAKARIOS III
Makarios, originally named Mihail Christodolou Mouskos, was born Aug. 13, 1913, in Ano Panaya, Paphos, Cyprus, the son of a shepherd.
Working for enosis (union) with Greece, long desired by the Greek Cypriot majority, Makarios repeatedly urged Britain, which controlled Cyprus, and the UN to allow a plebiscite.
Meanwhile, Makarios organized a patriotic youth group, which participated in terrorist attacks, and began to accept Communist support.
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 HowStuffWorks "Makarios III"
Makarios, muh KAR ee uhs, III (1913-1977), a Greek Orthodox clergyman, became the first president of Cyprus in 1959.
In July 1974, Cypriot troops led by Greek officers overthrew him, and he was forced to flee the country.
While Makarios was out of office, Turkish troops took over a large part of northeastern Cyprus.
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 Makarios III – FREE Makarios III Information | Encyclopedia.com: Find Makarios III Research
Appointed Greek Orthodox Archbishop of Cyprus in 1950, he led the movement for enosis (union with Greece), and the British deported him in 1956.
Makarios was elected president when Cyprus gained independence in 1959, but was briefly overthrown (1974) by Greek Cypriots still demanding enosis.
The coup provoked unrest among Turkish Cypriots and led to a Turkish invasion and the partition of Cyprus into Greek and Turkish sections, which Makarios was powerless to prevent.
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 Archbishop Makarios of Cyprus
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.
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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.
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 mission
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.
The leader of the struggle for the independence of the island was Archbishop Makarios, who was at the same time the head of the Orthodox Church of Cyprus and the “Ethnarch” - the leader of the Nation.
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.
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 Cyprus: History
Makarios was elected president in 1959 and reelected in 1968 and 1973.
Grivas died in Jan., 1974, and although EOKA was split between hard-liners and moderates, it continued to be dominated by Greek officers.
Makarios remained president until his death in 1977 and was succeeded by Spyros
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 Growth of the Enosis Movement - History - Cyprus - Middle East: cyprus island, cyprus history, cyprus search, cyprus ...
In 1948 the bishop of Citium of Cyprus, Mihail Mouskos, later Makarios III, began to organize support for enosis through the Church of Cyprus to exclude Communist influence and to restore the temporal power of the church.
In October, Bishop Mouskos was elected archbishop primate of Cyprus, with the title Makarios III, and he soon became the recognized leader of the enosis movement.
Early in 1956 the British government exiled Archbishop Makarios and the bishop of Kyrenia to the Seychelles Islands on the ground that the church leaders were responsible for the enosis demonstrations.
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