Renos Lysiotis, son of Xanthus Lyssiotis lyric poet, was born in Larnaca in 1931. He studied law in London and worked as a lawyer and with trade. He took an active part in the struggle of EOKA 1955-1959 and he was imprisoned for his actions. He published three books.
In 2016, he published his book “My Marshal, I surrender” and 19 other stories, with highlights from the period of struggle.