Metropolitanate of Belgrade

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Metropolitanate of Belgrade
Београдска митрополија
Beogradska mitropolija
Location
Territory Serbia
Headquarters Belgrade, Serbia
Information
Denomination Eastern Orthodox
Sui iuris church Self-governing Orthodox Metropolitanate
Established 1766
Dissolved 1920
Language Church Slavonic
Serbian

The Metropolitanate of Belgrade (Serbian: Београдска митрополија or Beogradska mitropolija) was a metropolitanate of the Orthodox Church that existed between 1766 and 1920. It was formed in 1766, when Patriarchate of Peć was abolished by the Ottoman Empire. The Metropolitanate of Belgrade existed until 1920, when it was merged with Patriarchate of Karlovci to form the Patriarchate of Serbia. The seat of the Metropolitanate was in Belgrade, Serbia.

Eparchies[edit]

It included the following eparchies:

Metropolitans[edit]

Name Start of Reign End of Reign Birth Name Title
Jeremija
Jeremiah
1766 1784 Metropolitan of Belgrade
Dionizije I
Dionysius I
1785 1791 Metropolitan of Belgrade
Metodije
Methodius
1791 1801 Metropolitan of Belgrade
Leontije
Leontius
1801 1813 Leontije Lambrović Metropolitan of Belgrade
Dionizije II
Dionysius II
1813 1815 Metropolitan of Belgrade
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Agathangelos
Agatangel
1815 1825 Metropolitan of Belgrade
Kiril
Cyril
1825 1827 Metropolitan of Belgrade
Anthimos
Antim
1827 1830 Metropolitan of Belgrade
Melentije
Melenthius
1830 1833 Melentije Pavlović Metropolitan of Belgrade
Petar
Peter
1833 1859 Petar Jovanović Metropolitan of Belgrade
Mihailo
Michael
1859 1881 Mihailo Jovanović Metropolitan of Belgrade (First Tenure)
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Teodosije
Theodosius
1883 1889 Teodosije Mraović Metropolitan of Belgrade
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Mihailo
Michael
1889 1898 Mihailo Jovanović Metropolitan of Belgrade (Second Tenure)
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Inokentije
Innocentius
1898 1905 Inokentije Pavlović Metropolitan of Belgrade
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Dimitrije
Demetrius
1905 1930 Dimitrije Pavlović Metropolitan of Belgrade (1905-1920)
Archbishop of Peć, Metropolitan of Belgrade and Karlovci,
and Patriarch of all Serbia (1920-1930)
49th Patriarch of Serbs (41st Patriarch of Peć)

See also[edit]