GRIVAS, Georgios

Wednesday, 20. June 2012 Website Admin

Georgios Grivas / © PIO Republic of Cyprus(*23. May 1889 in Trikomo; † 27. January 1974, Limassol) also called Dighenis.

In his meaning a Cypriot patriot who helped bring Cyprus independence in 1960. His goal was Enosis (union with Greece). Grivas organized EOKA, (Ethnikí Orgánosis Kipriakoú Agónos) about 1955, after leading a right-wing resistance group in the Athens.

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