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The Order of Makarios III (Greek: ΤΑΓΜΑ ΜΑΚΑΡΙΟΥ Γ') is the highest order of merit awarded by Cyprus. Established in 1991, the order is named after the first President of Cyprus, Archbishop Makarios III.

Order of Makarios III
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Order of Makarios III grand commander star (Cyprus) - Tallinn Museum of Orders.jpg
badge and star of Grand Commander
TypeOrder of merit
Country Cyprus
GrandmasterPresident of Cyprus
Precedence
Next (higher)None
Next (lower)Order of Merit of the Republic of Cyprus
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Ribbon of the order

GradesEdit

The Order of Makarios III is awarded in the following six grades:[1][2]

  • Grand Collar of the Order of Makarios III
  • Grand Cross of the Order of Makarios III
  • Grand Commander of the Order of Makarios III
  • Commander of the Order of Makarios III
  • Officer of the Order of Makarios III
  • Knight of the Order of Makarios III

Notable recipientsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Orders and Distinctions: Order of Makarious III". Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cyprus. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04.
  2. ^ "Orders and Distinctions: Order of Makarious III". Presidency of the Republic of Cyprus.
  3. ^ a b Congressional Record, V. 153, Pt. 15, July 25, 2007 to July 30, 2007. p. 20990. Retrieved March 5, 2015