President of Cyprus

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President of the Republic of Cyprus
Πρόεδρος της Κυπριακής Δημοκρατίας  (Greek)
Kıbrıs Cumhuriyeti Cumhurbaşkanı  (Turkish)
Flag of Cyprus.svg
Flag of Cyprus
Nicos Anastasiades at EPP HQ.jpg
Incumbent
Nicos Anastasiades

since 28 February 2013
ResidencePresidential Palace
AppointerDirect popular vote
Term lengthFive years, renewable once
Inaugural holderMakarios III
Formation16 August 1960
Websitewww.presidency.gov.cy
 
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President of the Republic of Cyprus
Πρόεδρος της Κυπριακής Δημοκρατίας  (Greek)
Kıbrıs Cumhuriyeti Cumhurbaşkanı  (Turkish)
Flag of Cyprus.svg
Flag of Cyprus
Nicos Anastasiades at EPP HQ.jpg
Incumbent
Nicos Anastasiades

since 28 February 2013
ResidencePresidential Palace
AppointerDirect popular vote
Term lengthFive years, renewable once
Inaugural holderMakarios III
Formation16 August 1960
Websitewww.presidency.gov.cy
Coat of Arms of Cyprus.svg
This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Cyprus

The President of Cyprus is the head of state and the head of government of the Republic of Cyprus. The office was created in 1960, after Cyprus gained its independence from the United Kingdom. Currently, the President of Cyprus is Nicos Anastasiades. Unique among member states of the European Union, the President of Cyprus possesses considerable power; Cyprus is along with France the only EU states with a presidential system of government.

List[edit]

#Name
(Born–Died)
PictureTook OfficeLeft OfficeParty
1Archbishop Makarios III
(1913–1977)
Makarios III and Robert F. Wagner NYWTS cropped.jpg16 August 196015 July 1974
(deposed)
None
Glafcos Clerides
(1919–2013)
(acting)
Glafcos Clerides.jpg23 July 19747 December 1974United Unified Party
(1)Archbishop Makarios III
(1913–1977)
Makarios III and Robert F. Wagner NYWTS cropped.jpg7 December 1974
(restored)
3 August 1977
(died in office)
None
2Spyros Kyprianou
(1932–2002)
Coat of Arms of Cyprus.svg3 September 197728 February 1988Democratic Party
3George Vasiliou
(1931–)
Coat of Arms of Cyprus.svg28 February 198828 February 1993United Democrats
4Glafcos Clerides
(1919–2013)
Glafcos Clerides.jpg28 February 199328 February 2003Democratic Rally
5Tassos Papadopoulos
(1934–2008)
Tassos Papadopoulos.jpg28 February 200328 February 2008Democratic Party
6Demetris Christofias
(1946–)
Dimitris Christofias.jpg28 February 200828 February 2013Progressive Party of Working People
7Nicos Anastasiades
(1946–)
Nicos Anastasiades at EPP HQ.jpg28 February 2013IncumbentDemocratic Rally

Latest election[edit]

e • d Summary of the 17-24 February 2013 Cypriot presidential election results
Candidate and nominating parties1st round2nd round
Votes%Votes%
Nicos Anastasiades - DISY200,59145.46236,96557.48
Stavros Malas - AKEL118,75526.91175,26742.52
Giorgos Lillikas - EDEK109,99624.93
Giorgos Charalambous - ELAM3,8990.88
Praxoula Antoniadou - EDI2,6780.61
Makaria-Andri Stylianou - Independent1,8980.43
Lakis Ioannou - LASOK1,2780.29
Solon Gregoriou - Independent7920.18
Kostas Kyriacou - Independent7220.16
Andreas Efstratiou - Independent4340.10
Loukas Stavrou - Independent2130.05
Valid votes441,212100.00412,232100.00
Blank votes4,4600.9818,0404.05
Invalid votes7,8261.7314,7373.31
Turnout (out of 545,491 registered votes)453,49883.14445,00981.58
Source: Cypriot Government (http://www.ekloges.gov.cy)

Statistics[edit]

#PresidentDate of birthAge at inauguration
(first term)
Time in office
(total)
Age at retirement
(last term)
Date of deathLongevity
1Mouskos, MichailMakarios III19130813August 13, 1913(August 13, 1913)47 00347 years, 3 days16 32016 years, 211 days65 17663 years, 355 days19770803August 3, 197723,36663 years, 355 days
2Kyprianou, SpyrosSpyros Kyprianou19321028October 28, 1932(October 28, 1932)44 31044 years, 310 days10 17810 years, 178 days55 12355 years, 123 days20020312March 12, 200225,33769 years, 135 days
3Vassiliou, GeorgiosGeorgios Vassiliou19310520May 20, 1931(May 20, 1931)56 28456 years, 284 days05 0005 years, 0 days61 28461 years, 284 daysLiving30,58483 years, 268 days (Living)
4Clerides, GlafcosGlafcos Clerides19190424April 24, 1919(April 24, 1919)73 31073 years, 310 days10 00010 years, 0 days83 31083 years, 310 days20131115November 15, 201334,53994 years, 204 days
5Papadopoulos, TassosTassos Papadopoulos19340107January 7, 1934(January 7, 1934)69 05269 years, 52 days05 0005 years, 0 days74 05274 years, 52 days20081212December 12, 200827,36874 years, 340 days
6Christofias, DemetrisDemetris Christofias19460829August 29, 1946(August 29, 1946)61 18361 years, 183 days05 0005 years, 0 days66 18366 years, 183 daysLiving25,00468 years, 167 days (Living)
7Anastasiades, NicosNicos Anastasiades19460927September 27, 1946(September 27, 1946)66 15466 years, 154 days01 199 3491 year, 349 days (Ongoing)IncumbentLiving24,97568 years, 138 days (Living)

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