Tassos Papadopoulos

5th President of the Republic of Cyprus (1934-2008)

Tassos (Efstathios) Nikolaou Papadopoulos (Greek: Τάσσος (Ευστάθιος) Νικολάου Παπαδόπουλος; 7 January 1934 – 12 December 2008)[1][2] was a Cypriot politician. He served as the fifth President of the Republic of Cyprus from February 28, 2003 to February 28, 2008.

Tassos Papadopoulos
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5th President of Cyprus
In office
28 February 2003 – 28 February 2008
Vice Presidentvacant
Preceded byGlafcos Clerides
Succeeded byDimitris Christofias
2nd President of the House of Representatives
In office
Preceded byGlafcos Clerides
Succeeded bySpyros Kyprianou
2nd President of DIKO
In office
Preceded bySpyros Kyprianou
Succeeded byMarios Karoyian
Personal details
Born(1934-01-07)7 January 1934
Nicosia, Cyprus
Died12 December 2008(2008-12-12) (aged 74)
Nicosia, Cyprus
Political partyDemocratic Party
Spouse(s)Foteini Papadopoulou
Alma materKing's College London

Papadopoulos died on 12 December 2008 from a type of lung cancer in Nicosia, Cyprus, aged 74.


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