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Makarios III
b. August 13, 1913 – d. August 3, 1977 • Bishop • Greek Orthodox
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Makarios III
Makarios III (1913–1977)Orthodox archbishop; first president of the Republic of CyprusBorn Mihail Christodoulou Mouskos near Paphos, Makarios was ordained priest in 1946, was recalled from studies in the United States on election as bishop of Kition in 1948, and became archbishop and primate of the