Benjamin I of Constantinople

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Benjamin I of Constantinople
Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople
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ChurchChurch of Constantinople
In office18 January 1936 – 17 February 1946
PredecessorPhotius II of Constantinople
SuccessorMaximus V of Constantinople
Personal details
Born18 January 1871
Died17 February 1946

Benjamin I (Greek: Βενιαμίν Αʹ, 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 Patriarchal Palace in Fener. A new palace was erected in 1989 by P. Aggelopoulos.

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Eastern Orthodox Church titles
Preceded by
Photius II
Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople
1936–1946
Succeeded by
Maximus V