First President of the Republic of Cyprus as well as archbishop and primate of a Greek Orthodox church in Cyprus.
He was an educated man, studying at the Pancyprian Gymnasium and later studying at the University of Athens in theology and law.
He was able to survive four assassination attempts on his life while serving as President before a heart attack unexpectedly led to his death.
He was born in Panagia, Paphos, Cyprus.
Marcos Baghdatis is a famous Cyprus native as well.