Yiannakis Omirou (Greek: Γιαννάκης Ομήρου; born 18 September 1951) is a Greek-Cypriot politician. He was president of the Cypriot parliament from 2011 to 2016 and was leader of political party EDEK between 2001 and 2015.
|11th President of the House of Representatives|
2 June 2011 – 2 June 2016
|Preceded by||Marios Garoyian|
|Succeeded by||Demetris Syllouris|
|2nd President of EDEK|
|Preceded by||Vassos Lyssarides|
|Succeeded by||Marinos Sizopoulos|
|Born||18 September 1951|
Omirou was born in Paphos and studied law at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He was an active member of the resistance movement against the 1974 coup. He is single and speaks English fluently.
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