Demetris Christofias

1946 - 2019

Demetris Christofias

Demetris Christofias, also spelled Dimitris Christofias (Greek: Δημήτρης Χριστόφιας [ðiˈmitɾis xɾiˈstofças]; 29 August 1946 – 21 June 2019), was a Cypriot politician who served as the sixth President of Cyprus from 2008 to 2013. Christofias was the General Secretary of Akel (Progressive Party of Working People) and was the European Union's and Cyprus' first — and so far only — communist head of state. He won the 2008 Cypriot presidential elections in the second round of voting. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Demetris Christofias has received more than 98,227 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,218th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Demetris Christofias ranks 2,202 out of 14,801Before him are Külüg Khan, Robert, King of Naples, Johannes Rau, Francisco Solano López, Prince Felix of Bourbon-Parma, and Lennart Meri. After him are Vojislav Koštunica, Tancred, King of Sicily, Eric I of Denmark, Jovanka Broz, Lin Zexu, and Lala Mustafa Pasha.

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Among people born in 1946, Demetris Christofias ranks 49Before him are Queen Anne-Marie of Greece, Dolly Parton, Peter Singer, Nicos Anastasiades, Arrigo Sacchi, and Chris Slade. After him are Masoud Barzani, Tansu Çiller, Charles Dance, Barry Gibb, Julian Barnes, and Uri Geller. Among people deceased in 2019, Demetris Christofias ranks 27Before him are Albert Finney, Manfred Eigen, Andrea Camilleri, Ágnes Heller, Alan García, and Zhores Alferov. After him are Valentina Cortese, Šaban Šaulić, Godfried Danneels, César Pelli, Luke Perry, and Paul Greengard.

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In Cyprus

Among people born in Cyprus, Demetris Christofias ranks 7 out of 53Before him are Zeno of Citium (-334), Barnabas (1), Theodora (500), Makarios III (1913), Saint Spyridon (270), and Nicos Anastasiades (1946). After him are Rauf Denktaş (1924), Tassos Papadopoulos (1934), Michael Cacoyannis (1922), Alparslan Türkeş (1917), Mustafa Akıncı (1947), and Derviş Eroğlu (1938).


Among politicians born in Cyprus, Demetris Christofias ranks 3Before him are Makarios III (1913) and Nicos Anastasiades (1946). After him are Rauf Denktaş (1924), Tassos Papadopoulos (1934), Alparslan Türkeş (1917), Mustafa Akıncı (1947), Derviş Eroğlu (1938), Glafcos Clerides (1919), Leo V, King of Armenia (1342), Peter I of Cyprus (1328), and Isaac Komnenos of Cyprus (1155).

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