Leonidas Papakostas (Λεωνίδας Παπακώστας) bust


Προτομή Παπακώστα Λεωνίδα (24)n Προτομή Παπακώστα Λεωνίδα (15)n

 Artist: Leonidas Spanos 

Location: Chlorakas Agios Georgios church yard. Pafos district. 

Dimensions: 167 cm x 40 cm x 30 cm

CategoryEOKA 1955-59

Photography: Evangelia Matthopoulou

The unveiling of the memorial took place on June 5th 2011. On a nearby commemorative plaque is quoted a note of General Georgios Grivas, dated August1971: “I remember him the night of my disembarking at Chlorakas coast. During my short stay there he was overwhelmed with joy with my call to arms”.

Selected sources:
~ Κρατικό Αρχείο Κύπρου, Αρχείο Πολιτιστικών Υπηρεσιών Υπουργείου Παιδείας & Πολιτισμού (State Archive of Cyprus): 268/1968/11, Meeting Minutes June 28, 1993.