Pope John XVII of Alexandria

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John XVII of Alexandria
Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark
Papacy began12 January 1727
Papacy ended20 April 1745
PredecessorPeter VI
SuccessorMark VII
Personal details
BornMallawi, Egypt
Died20 April 1745
Egypt
BuriedSaint Mercurius Church in Coptic Cairo
NationalityEgyptian
DenominationCoptic Orthodox Christian
ResidenceSaint Mary Church (Haret Elroum)

Pope John XVII of Alexandria (Abba Youannis XVII), 105th Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark.

Originally from Mallawi in El-Minya in Upper Egypt, joined the Monastery of Saint Paul the Anchorite as a monk and was named Abd el-Sayed[1]

Oriental Orthodox titles
Preceded by
Peter VI
Coptic Pope
1727–1745
Succeeded by
Mark VII

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