Makarios III - Cancun, Mexico
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member denben
N 21° 09.700 W 086° 49.528
16Q E 518119 N 2340049
Quick Description: The statue of Arzobispo (Archbishop) Makarios III is located on the grounds of the Benito Juarez City Hall in Cancun, Mexico.
Location: Quintana Roo, Mexico
Date Posted: 4/8/2018 5:12:24 PM
Waymark Code: WMY2N6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff
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Long Description:
Born Michael Christodoulou Mouskos, Makarios III (13 August 1913 – 3 August 1977) was a Greek Cypriot clergyman and politician, who served as the Archbishop and Primate of the autocephalous Church of Cyprus (1950–1977) and as the first President of Cyprus (1960–1977). In his three terms as President he survived four assassination attempts and a coup d'état. He is widely regarded by Greek Cypriots as the Father of the Nation or "Ethnarch".

The bronze bust of Archbishop Makarios III sits on a large stone base on the grounds of the Benito Juarez City Hall in Cancun.

Source: (visit link)
Associated Religion(s): Orthodox Church

Statue Location: Benito Juarez City Hall

Entrance Fee: Free

Artist: Not listed

Website: Not listed

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