Wednesday, May 13, 2015

May 1936-1946 A.D. Benjamin I—Constantinople’s 265th

May 1936-1946 A.D.  Benjamin I—Constantinople’s 265th

Benjamin I of Constantinople

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Benjamin I (Greek: Βενιαμίν Α΄, 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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Preceded by
Photius II
Succeeded by
Maximus V

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