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1945
 
1946
 
1947
 
1948
King Paul of Greece declares that Cyprus wishes to carry out enosis (union) with Greece
1949
 
1950
 
1951
 
1952
Turkey and Greece join NATO
1953
 
1954
Greece's UN representative requested that General Assembly's next session include self-determination for Cypriots. (Solsten)
1955
EOKA Greek nationalist group attacks British military and infrastructure for ultimate independence from Britain.
1956
Egypt nationalizes the Suez Canal. Study the transportation routes and flow of goods within and without Cyrpus.
1957
 
1958
Turkish population begins to shift throughout Cyprus
1959
Z├╝rich Agreement signed.
1960
Cyprus gains independence from the British Empire. (Landmark Event)
1961
 
1962
 
1963
Makarios proposes the 13 Amendments
1964
UN establishes peace-keeping force in Cyprus
1965
 
1966
 
1967
 
1968
 
1969
 
1970
 
1971
 
1972
 
1973
 
1974
President overthrown and Turkey invades northern Cyprus. Nicosia is partitioned.

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