List of Greek Orthodox Patriarchs of Alexandria

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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.

Greek Orthodox Patriarchs of Alexandria[edit]

  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)
  19. Alexander I (313–326) First ecumenical Council occurred
    vacant (326–328)
  20. 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)
  21. 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
  22. Timothy I (380–385) Second Ecumenical Council occurred
  23. Theophilus I (385–412)
  24. Cyril I (412–444) Third Ecumenical Council occurred
  25. Dioscorus I (444–451) Fourth Ecumenical Council occurred - Schism between Eastern Orthodoxy and Oriental Orthodoxy - Dioscorus was deposed by the Council of Chalcedon
  26. Proterius (451–457)
  27. Timothy II Aelurus (457–460)
  28. Timothy III Salophakiolos (460–475)
    Timothy II Aelurus (restored in opposition) (475–477)
    Timothy III Salophakiolos (477–482) (restored)
    Peter III Mongus (in opposition) (477)
  29. John I Talaias (482)
  30. Peter III Mongus (482–490) (restored)
  31. Athanasius II Kelitis (490–496)
  32. John II the Monk (496–505)
  33. John III of Nicea (505–516)
  34. Dioscorus II the Younger (516–517)
  35. Timothy IV (517–535)
  36. Theodosius I (535–536)
  37. Gainas (536–537)
  38. Paul (537–542)
  39. Zoilus (542–551)
  40. Apollinarius (551–569)
  41. John IV (569–579)
    vacant (579–581)
  42. Eulogius I (581–608)
  43. Theodore I (608–610)
  44. John V the Merciful (610–621)
  45. George I (621–630)
  46. Cyrus (631–641) Islam entered Egypt
    vacant (641–642)
  47. Peter IV (642–651)
    Theodore II
  48. Peter V
  49. Peter VI
    Theophylactus
    Onopsus
  50. Cosmas I (727–768)
  51. Politianus (768–813)
  52. Eustatius (813–817)
  53. Christopher I (817–841)
  54. Sophronius I (841–860)
  55. Michael I (860–870)
  56. Michael II (870–903)
    vacant (903–907)
  57. Christodoulos (907–932)
  58. Eutychius (932–940)
  59. Sophronius II (941)
  60. Isaac (941–954)
  61. Job (954–960)
    vacant (960–963)
  62. Elias I (963–1000)
  63. Arsenius (1000–1010)
  64. Theophilus (1010–1020)
  65. George II (1021–1051)
  66. Leontius (1052–1059)
  67. Alexander II (1059–1062)
  68. John VI Kodonatos (1062–1100)
    Eulogius (1100–1117) Coadjutor?
  69. Cyril II (1100– )
  70. Sabbas (1117– )
    Theodosius II ( –1137) Coadjutor?
  71. Sophronius III (1137–1171)
  72. Elias II (1171–1175)
  73. Eleutherius (1175–1180)
  74. Mark III (1180–1209)
  75. Nicholas I (1210–1243)
  76. Gregory I (1243–1263)
  77. Nicholas II (1263–1276)
  78. Athanasius III (1276–1316)
  79. Gregory II (1316–1354)
  80. Gregory III (1354–1366)
  81. Niphon (1366–1385)
  82. Mark IV (1385–1389)
  83. Nicholas III (1389–1398)
  84. Gregory IV (1398–1412)
  85. Nicholas IV (1412–1417)
  86. Athanasius IV (1417–1425)
  87. Mark V (1425–1435)
  88. Philotheus (1435–1459)
  89. Mark VI (1459–1484)
  90. Gregory V (1484–1486)
  91. Joachim Pany (1486–1567)
    vacant (1567–1569)
  92. Silvester (1569–1590)
  93. Meletius I (1590–1601)
  94. Cyril III Loucaris (1601–1620)
  95. Gerasimus I Spartaliotes (1620–1636)
  96. Metrophanes Kritikopoulos (1636–1639)
  97. Nicephorus (1639–1645)
  98. Joannicius (1645–1657)
  99. Paisius (1657–1678)
  100. Parthenius I (1678–1688)
  101. Gerasimus II Paladas (1688–1710)
  102. Samuel Kapasoulis (1710–1712)
  103. Cosmas II (1712–1714)
    Samuel (restored) (1714–1723)
    Cosmas II (restored) (1723–1736)
  104. Cosmas III (1737–1746)
  105. Matthew Psaltis (1746–1766)
  106. Cyprian (1766–1783)
  107. Gerasimus III Gimaris (1783–1788)
  108. Parthenius II Pankostas (1788–1805)
  109. Theophilus III Pankostas (1805–1825)
  110. Hierotheus I (1825–1845)
  111. Artemius (1845–1847)
  112. Hierotheus II (1847–1858)
  113. Callinicus (1858–1861)
  114. Jacob (1861–1865)
  115. Nicanor (1866–1869)
  116. Sophronius IV (1870–1899)
  117. Photius (1900–1925)
  118. Meletius II Metaxakis (1926–1935)
  119. Nicholas V (1936–1939)
  120. Christopher II (1939–1966)
    vacant (1966–1968)
  121. Nicholas VI (1968–1986)
  122. Parthenius III (1987–1996)
  123. Peter VII (1997–2004)
  124. Theodore II (2004–present)

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