Succeeded byMarinos Sizopoulos RoleCypriot Politician Political partyEDEK
Born18 September 1951 (age 64)
Paphos, Cyprus (1951-09-18) EducationNational and Kapodistrian University of Athens PartyMovement for Social Democracy
Party leaders leave the presidency as Cyprus tries to find bailout solution, comments
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.
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.