List of Greek Orthodox Patriarchs of Alexandria
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List of Greek Orthodox Patriarchs of Alexandria

The Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Alexandria has the title Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and all Africa.

The following list contains all the incumbents of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria.

Hierarchs of Alexandria before the Council of Chalcedon

Archbishops

  1. Mark the Evangelist (43-68)
  2. Anianus (68-82)
  3. Avilius (83-95)
  4. Kedronus (96-106)
  5. Primus (106-118)
  6. Justus (118-129)
  7. Eumenes (131-141)
  8. Markianos (142-152)
  9. Celadion (152-166)
  10. Agrippinus (167-178)
  11. Julian (178-189)
  12. Demetrius I (189-232)
  13. Heraclas (232-248)
  14. Dionysius (248-264)
  15. Maximus (265-282)
  16. Theonas (282-300)
  17. Peter I (300-311)
  18. Achillas (312-313)

Patriarchs

In 325, the 6th canon of the First Ecumenical Council granted to Alexandria the jurisdiction over all the provinces of Egypt.
  1. Alexander I (313-326) First ecumenical Council occurred
  2. vacant (326-328)
  3. Athanasius I (328-339) Served as a Deacon for the First Council; became Pope of Alexandria
    Gregory of Cappadocia (339-346), Arian Patriarch; not accepted by the adherents of the Nicene creed (and thus not counted by Coptic Orthodox, Byzantine Orthodox or Catholic lineages).
    Athanasius I (346-373) (restored)
  4. Peter II (373-380)
    Lucius of Alexandria (373-377), an Arian installed by the Emperor and not recognized by the adherents of the Nicene Creed
  5. Timothy I (380-385) Second Ecumenical Council occurred
  6. Theophilus I (385-412)
  7. Cyril I (412-444) Third Ecumenical Council occurred
  8. Dioscorus I (444-451) Fourth Ecumenical Council occurred - Schism between Eastern Orthodoxy and Oriental Orthodoxy - Dioscorus was deposed by the Council of Chalcedon

Greek Orthodox patriarchs of Alexandria after Chalcedon

  1. Proterius (451-457)
  2. vacant (457-460)
  3. Timothy III Salophakiolos (460-475)
    vacant (475-477)
    Timothy III Salophakiolos (477-482) (restored)
  4. John I Talaias (482)
    vacant (482-536)[dubious ]
  5. Gainas (536-537)
  6. Paul (537-542)
  7. Zoilus (542-551)
  8. Apollinarius (551-569)
  9. John IV (569-579)
    vacant (579-581)
  10. Eulogius I (581-608)
  11. Theodore I (608-610)
  12. John V the Merciful (610-621)
  13. George I (621-630)
  14. Cyrus (631-641) Islam entered Egypt
    vacant (641-642)
  15. Peter IV (642-651)
    Theodore II
  16. Peter V
  17. Peter VI
    Theophylactus
    Onopsus
  18. Cosmas I (727-768)
  19. Politianus (768-813)
  20. Eustatius (813-817)
  21. Christopher I (817-841)
  22. Sophronius I (841-860)
  23. Michael I (860-870)
  24. Michael II (870-903)
    vacant (903-907)
  25. Christodoulos (907-932)
  26. Eutychius (932-940)
  27. Sophronius II (941)
  28. Isaac (941-954)
  29. Job (954-960)
    vacant (960-963)
  30. Elias I (963-1000)
  31. Arsenius (1000-1010)
  32. Theophilus (1010-1020)
  33. George II (1021-1051)
  34. Leontius (1052-1059)
  35. Alexander II (1059-1062)
  36. John VI Kodonatos (1062-1100)
    Eulogius II (1100-1117) Coadjutor?
  37. Cyril II (1100- )
  38. Sabbas (1117- )
    Theodosius II ( -1137) Coadjutor?
  39. Sophronius III (1137-1171)
  40. Elias II (1171-1175)
  41. Eleutherius (1175-1180)
  42. Mark III (1180-1209)
  43. Nicholas I (1210-1243)
  44. Gregory I (1243-1263)
  45. Nicholas II (1263-1276)
  46. Athanasius III (1276-1316)
  47. Gregory II (1316-1354)
  48. Gregory III (1354-1366)
  49. Niphon (1366-1385)
  50. Mark IV (1385-1389)
  51. Nicholas III (1389-1398)
  52. Gregory IV (1398-1412)
  53. Nicholas IV (1412-1417)
  54. Athanasius IV (1417-1425)
  55. Mark V (1425-1435)
  56. Philotheus (1435-1459)
  57. Mark VI (1459-1484)
  58. Gregory V (1484-1486)
  59. Joachim Pany (1486-1567)
    vacant (1567-1569)
  60. Silvester (1569-1590)
  61. Meletius I (1590-1601)
  62. Cyril III Loucaris (1601-1620)
  63. Gerasimus I Spartaliotes (1620-1636)
  64. Metrophanes Kritikopoulos (1636-1639)
  65. Nicephorus (1639-1645)
  66. Joannicius (1645-1657)
  67. Paisius (1657-1678)
  68. Parthenius I (1678-1688)
  69. Gerasimus II Paladas (1688-1710)
  70. Samuel Kapasoulis (1710-1712)
  71. Cosmas II (1712-1714)
    Samuel (restored) (1714-1723)
    Cosmas II (restored) (1723-1736)
  72. Cosmas III (1737-1746)
  73. Matthew Psaltis (1746-1766)
  74. Cyprian (1766-1783)
  75. Gerasimus III Gimaris (1783-1788)
  76. Parthenius II Pankostas (1788-1805)
  77. Theophilus III Pankostas (1805-1825)
  78. Hierotheus I (1825-1845)
  79. Artemius (1845-1847)
  80. Hierotheus II (1847-1858)
  81. Callinicus (1858-1861)
  82. Jacob (1861-1865)
  83. Nicanor (1866-1869)
  84. Sophronius IV (1870-1899)
  85. Photius (1900-1925)
  86. Meletius II Metaxakis (1926-1935)
  87. Nicholas V (1936-1939)
  88. Christopher II (1939-1966)
    vacant (1966-1968)
  89. Nicholas VI (1968-1986)
  90. Parthenius III (1986-1996)
  91. Peter VII (1997-2004)
  92. Theodore II (2004-present)

See also

References

  • "Chronological List of Patriarches of Alexandria". Official web site of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria and All Africa. Retrieved .

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