Shimun XVIII Rubil

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Shimun XVIII Rubil
His Holiness
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Shimun XVIII Rubil in 1897
Church Assyrian Church of the East
Diocese Patriarchal Diocese of Qodshanis
See Apostolic See of Seleucia-Ctesiphon
Installed 1860
Term ended 1903
Predecessor Shimun XVII Abraham
Successor Shimun XXI Benyamin
Rank Catholicos-Patriarch
Personal details
Born Qodshanis, Hakkari
Died 1903
Qodshanis, Hakkari
Nationality Assyrian (Ottoman)
Denomination Christian, Assyrian Church of the East
Residence Qodshanis, Hakkari

Mar Shimun XVIII Rubil (also Simon XVIII Rouel or Rowil) was Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East from 1860 to 1903 succeeding Shimun XVII Abraham. He led the church from Qodshanis, in southeastern Turkey.

The Catholicos Patriarch died on March 16, 1903 and was succeeded by Shimun XXI Benyamin.

Preceded by
Mar Shimun XVII Abraham
Catholicos-Patriarch of the Church of the East
Succeeded by
Mar Shimun XXI Benyamin