Ecumenical Patriarchs of Constantinople

On May 11, 330 the town of Constantinople was consecrated by the Roman emperor Constantine I on the site of an already-existing city, Byzantium, thus becoming the capital of the East Roman Empire...
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Patriarch Anastasius of Constantinople
Anastasios was the patriarch of Constantinople from 730 to 754. The patriarchate of Constantinople is a high position in the eastern branch of Christianity. He succeeded Germanos I (715–730). Anast...
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Metrophanes II of Constantinople
Metrophanes II served as Bishop of Cyzicus in Asia Minor when he was called to join the delegation of bishops attending the Council of Florence. He was appointed by the Emperor John VIII in May 1440 a...
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Joachim III of Constantinople
Joachim III the Magnificent (Greek: Ιωακείμ Γ' ο Μεγαλοπρεπής; 1834 – 1912) was Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople from 1878 to 1884 and from 1901 to 1912.He was born in Constantinople in 1834...
Raphael I of Constantinople
Raphael I (Greek: Ραφαήλ Α΄) was Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople from 1475 to 1476. He was a Serb and he is therefore sometimes considered an intruder.
Raphael was a Serbian monk. He pr...
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Anthimus II of Constantinople
Anthimus II (Greek: Άνθιμος Β΄) was Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople for a few months in 1623.
Anthimus was born in Constantinople to a noble and rich family. Before he was elected as Pa...
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Patriarch John IV of Constantinople
John IV (died September 2, 595), also known as John Nesteutes (John the Faster), was the 33rd bishop or Patriarch of Constantinople (April 11, 582 – 595). He was the first to assume the title Ecumenic...
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Cyril III of Constantinople
Cyril III (Greek: Κύριλλος Γ΄), surnamed Spanos (Σπανός), was Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople for two short terms in 1652 and 1654. He hailed from Xanthi and also served as bishop of Corint...
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Gabriel II of Constantinople
Gabriel II (Greek: Γαβριήλ Β΄) was Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople for one week in 1657.In 1659 he was hanged by the Ottoman Sultan for having baptized a converted Muslim, and after refusin...
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Eustratius Garidas
Eustratius Garidas (Greek: Εὐστράτιος Γαριδᾶς), was Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople between 1081 and 1084. A monk, he was elevated to the patriarchal throne through the influence of mother...
Germanus II of Constantinople
Germanus II Nauplius (Greek: Γερμανός Β΄ Ναύπλιος) was Patriarch of Constantinople (in exile at Nicaea) from 1223 until his death in June 1240.He was born at Anaplous in the second half of the 12t...
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Patriarch Tarasios of Constantinople
Saint Tarasios (or Saint Tarasius) (Greek: Άγιος Ταράσιος) (c. 730 – 25 February 806) was Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople from 25 December 784 until his death on 25 February 806.
Tarasi...
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Nikephoros I of Constantinople
St. Nikephoros I or Nicephorus I (Greek: Νικηφόρος Α΄, Nikēphoros I ), (c. 758 – April 5, 828) was a Christian Byzantine writer and Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople from April 12, 806, to ...
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John XII of Constantinople
John XII was the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople from 1294 to 1303. John XII was born in Sozopolis on the western Black Sea coast (now Sozopol, Bulgaria). Prior to becoming patriarch, he was kn...
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Joachim II of Constantinople
Joachim II was Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople from 1860 to 1863 and from 1873 to 1878.
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Meletius I Pegas
Meletius I Pegas (Greek: Μελέτιος Πηγάς) served as Greek Patriarch of Alexandria between 1590 and 1601. Simultaneously from 1597 to 1598 he served also as locum tenens of the Ecumenical Patriarcha...
List of Ecumenical Patriarchs of Constantinople

On May 11, 330 the town of Constantinople was consecrated by the Roman emperor Constantine I on the site of an already-existing city, Byzantium, thus becoming the capital of the East Roman Empire...
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Joseph I of Constantinople
Joseph I Galesiotes (Greek: Ἰωσὴφ Α´ Γαλησιώτης; died 23 March 1283) was a Byzantine monk who served twice as Patriarch of Constantinople, from 1266 to 1275 and from 1282 until shortly before his ...
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Photios II of Constantinople
Photios II (Greek: Φώτιος Β΄) was Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople from 7 October 1929 until 26 December 1935.
He was born in 1874 and baptized as Dimitrios Maniatis. After finishing ele...
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Anthimus VII of Constantinople
Anthimus VII or Anthimos VII Tsatsos, (c. 1835, Filiates - December 1913) was the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople from 1895 to 1896. He died in Halki, Turkey.In 1895, he criticized the encyclic...
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Constantine Leichoudes
Constantine III Leichoudes (Greek: Κωνσταντίνος Λειχούδης) was the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople from 1059 to 1063.Born in Constantinople, he was a fellow student of Michael Psellus and J...
Callistus II of Constantinople
Callistus II Xanthopoulos or Xanthopulus (Greek: Κάλλιστος Β' Ξανθόπουλος) was a Byzantine Hesychast monk and spiritual writer who reigned as Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople in 1397. He was...
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Anthimus I of Constantinople
Anthimus I was a Miaphysite patriarch of Constantinople from 535–536. He was the bishop or archbishop of Trebizond before accession to the Constantinople see. He was deposed by Pope Agapetus I before ...
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Maximus III of Constantinople
Maximus III (Greek: Μάξιμος Γ΄), born Manuel Christonymos (Greek: Μανουήλ Χριστώνυμος), was Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople from 1476 to his death in 1482, and a scholar. He is honoured...
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Joannicius I of Constantinople
Joannicius I (Greek: Ἰωαννίκιος Α΄, died c. 1526) was Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople briefly in 1524–1525. He is sometimes considered an intruder.
Patriarch Jeremias I, shortly after h...
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Sophronius III of Constantinople
Sophronius III served as Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople from 1863 to 1866. He was elected Greek Patriarch of Alexandria on 30 May 1870. He served there as Sophronius IV until 1899. He establis...
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Antony III of Constantinople
Anthony III the Studite or Antony III Studites (Greek: Ἀντώνιος Γ´ Στουδίτης; died 983) was the Patriarch of Constantinople from 974 to 979. He died in Constantinople.
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Michael IV of Constantinople
Michael IV Autoreianos (Greek: Μιχαήλ Ἀυτωρειανός) was the Patriarch of Constantinople from 1206 to his death in 1212.Michael was a well-educated man and a member of the literary circle around Eus...
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Metrophanes III of Constantinople
Metrophanes III of Byzantium (Greek: Μητροφάνης Γ΄ o Βυζάντιος, 1520–1580) was Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople two times, from 1565 to 1572 and from 1579 to 1580.
Metrophanes was ...
Benjamin I of Constantinople
Benjamin I (Greek: Βενιαμίν Α΄, 18 January 1871 – 17 February 1946) was Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople from 1936 till 1946.During his patriarchate, in 1941, a great fire destroyed the Patr...
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