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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. He 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. He 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: December 14, 2011

 

 

President of Northern Cyprus


Dervis ErogluDervis 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. He 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. He was elected president in 2010.



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

Updated on: December 14, 2011