Glafcos Clerides

Glafcos Clerides

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Glafcos Ioannou Clerides is a Greek-Cypriot politician and the fourth President of the Republic of Cyprus. Clerides was the eldest son of the lawyer and statesman Yiannis Clerides. During World War II, he served in the British Royal Air Force. In 1942 his airplane was shot down over Germany and he was captured. He remained a prisoner of war until the end of the war. His name was mentioned in dispatches for distinguished services. Following the war, he studied law at King's College London graduating in 1948, and later practiced law in Cyprus. He was a member of the EOKA organization that sought the liberation of Cyprus from British Rule and participated in the struggle under the pseudonym "Ypereides."show more

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  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 168g
  • Fec Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134973920
  • 9786134973922