President of Cyprus


President Nicos Anastasiades of CyprusNicos Anastasiades

Date of Birth: 27 September 1946
Birth Place: Pera Pedi, Cyprus
Political Party: Democratic Rally
Arrival in Power: 28 February 2013
Religion: Greek Orthodox
Profession: Lawyer

Biography:

Nicos Anastasiades was born in Pera Pedi, Cyprus, in 1946. Nicos Anastasiades is the seventh and current President of the Republic of Cyprus. He studied law at the National and Kaposdistrian University of Athens and he also studied at University College London.

Nicos Anastasiades was first elected to Cyprus' House of Representatives in 1981, and has lead his political party the Democratic Rally in since 1997. In the 2013 Presidential elections he won the first round of voting with 45% of the votes and then went on to win the second round with 57.48% of the votes.


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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nicos_Anastasiades

Updated on: February 15th, 2015

President of Northern Cyprus


President Dervis Eroglu of Northern CyprusDervis Eroglu

Date of Birth: 1938
Birth Place: Famagusta, Cyprus
Political Party: National Unity Party
Arrival in Power: 23 April 2010
Religion: NA
Profession: Physician

Biography:


Dervis Eroglu was born in Famagusta, Cyprus, in 1938. Dervis Eroglu is the third and current President of Northern Cyprus. He studied medicine at the University of Istanbul.

Before becoming president he was prime minister for several terms including from 1985-1994 and from 1996-2004, and briefly before becoming president in 2009. Dervis Eroglu was elected president in 2010.


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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dervi%C5%9F_Ero%C4%9Flu

Updated on: February 15th, 2015

Former President of Cyprus


Dimitris ChristofiasDimitris Christofias

Date of Birth: 29 August 1946
Birth Place: Dhikomo, Cyprus
Political Party: The Progressive Party of the Working People of Cyprus
Arrival in Power: 28 February 2008
Religion: Atheist
Profession: Politician

Biography:


Dimitris Christofias was born in Dhikomo, Cyprus, in 1946. Dimitris Christofias is the sixth and current President of the Republic of Cyprus. He studied in Moscow where he obtained a PhD in history. He joined cyprus' communist party in his youth, and with time held several key posts in the party.

Dimitris Christofias was first elected to the house of representatives in 1991, he was re-elected in 1996, 2001 and 2006. He ran in the 2008 presidential elections and eventually won in the second round of voting. His main policy was to begin talks about reuniting the island.


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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dimitris_Christofias

Updated on: February 15th, 2015