POLITICIAN

Nikos Sampson

1935 - 2001

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Nikos Sampson (Greek: Νίκος Σαμψών; 16 December 1935 – 9 May 2001) was the de facto president of Cyprus who succeeded Archbishop Makarios, appointed as President of Cyprus by the Greek military leaders of the coup d'état against Makarios, on July 15, 1974. Sampson was a journalist and a member of EOKA, which rose against the British colonial administration, seeking Enosis (Union) of the island of Cyprus with Greece. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nikos Sampson has received more than 217,769 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Nikos Sampson is the 7,472nd most popular politician (up from 7,838th in 2019), the 22nd most popular biography from Cyprus (up from 24th in 2019) and the 15th most popular Cypriot Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Nikos Sampson ranks 7,472 out of 15,710Before him are Jeanine Áñez, Petronilla of Aquitaine, Roger Borsa, Jordi Pujol, Albert Alcibiades, Margrave of Brandenburg-Kulmbach, and Mandane of Media. After him are Taqi al-Din al-Nabhani, David VI of Georgia, Bertrand Barère, Jean-Frédéric Phélypeaux, Count of Maurepas, Mutimir of Serbia, and Prusias II of Bithynia.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1935, Nikos Sampson ranks 130Before him are Khalil al-Wazir, Giovanni Lajolo, Paula Rego, Geoffrey Lewis, Peter Boyle, and John Phillips. After him are Charles Grodin, Serge Klarsfeld, Oleg Tabakov, Ferdinand Alexander Porsche, Helmut Lachenmann, and Don Norman. Among people deceased in 2001, Nikos Sampson ranks 73Before him are Jaroslav Drobný, Juan Bosch, Marcos Pérez Jiménez, Bill Hewlett, Giuseppe Sinopoli, and John Phillips. After him are Stefan Heym, Francisco Varela, Alexey Maresyev, Jean-Pierre Aumont, David Lewis, and Birendra of Nepal.

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In Cyprus

Among people born in Cyprus, Nikos Sampson ranks 22 out of 57Before him are Glafcos Clerides (1919), Isaac Komnenos of Cyprus (1155), Evagoras I (-435), Peter I of Cyprus (1328), Christopher A. Pissarides (1948), and Henry I of Cyprus (1217). After him are Derviş Eroğlu (1938), Spyros Kyprianou (1932), John II of Cyprus (1418), Marie of Lusignan, Queen of Aragon (1273), George Vassiliou (1931), and Anna Vissi (1957).

Among POLITICIANS In Cyprus

Among politicians born in Cyprus, Nikos Sampson ranks 15Before him are Leo V, King of Armenia (1342), Glafcos Clerides (1919), Isaac Komnenos of Cyprus (1155), Evagoras I (-435), Peter I of Cyprus (1328), and Henry I of Cyprus (1217). After him are Derviş Eroğlu (1938), Spyros Kyprianou (1932), John II of Cyprus (1418), Marie of Lusignan, Queen of Aragon (1273), George Vassiliou (1931), and Mehmet Ali Talat (1952).