Holy Russian Orthodox Succession

Historical List of Patriarchs

and Guardians of the Patriarchate of the Russian Church

 

The Church of Constantinople

 

1. St. Andrew the Apostle 27 (founded 38AD)
2. Stachys the Apostle 38-54 (First Bishop of Constantinople)
3. Onesimus 54-68
4. Polycarpus I 69-89
5. Plutarch 89-105
6. Sedecion 105-114
7. Diogenes 114-129
8. Eleutherius 129-136
9. Felix 136-141
10. Polycarpus II 141-144
11. Athendodorus 144-148
12. Euzois 148-154
13. Laurence 154-166
14. Alypius 166-169
15. Pertinax 169-187
16. Olympians 187-198
17. Mark I 198-211
18. Philadelphus 211-217
19. Ciriacus I 217-230
20. Castinus 230-237
21. Eugenius I 237-242
22. Titus 242-272
23. Dometius 272-284
24. Rufinus I 284-293
25. Provos 293-306
26. Metrophanes I 306-314
27. Alexander 314-337
28. Paul I the Confessor 337-339, 341-342, 346-351
29. Eusebius of Nicomedia 339-341
30. Macedonius I 342-346, 351-360
31. Eudoxius of Antioch 360-370
32. Demophilus 370-379
33. Euagrius 379
34. Maximus 380
35. Gregory I the Theologian 379-381 (First Archbishop of Constantinople)
36. Nectarius 381-397
37. John I Chrysostom 398-404
38. Arsacius of Tarsus 404-405
39. Atticus 406-425
40. Sisinius I 426-427
41. Nestorius 428-431
42. Maximianus 431-434
43. Proclus 434-446
44. Phlabianus 446-449
45. Anatolius 449-458 (First Patriarch of Constantinople)
46. Gennadius I 458-471
47. Acacius 471-488
48. Phrabitas (Fravitas) 488-449
49. Euphemius 489-495
50. Macedonus II 495-511
51. Timotheus I 511-518
52. John II of Cappadocia 518-520
53. Epiphanius 520-535
54. Anthimus I 535-536
55. Menas 536-552
56. Eutychius 552-565, 577-582
57. John III Scholasticus 565-577
58. John IV Nesteutes 582-595
59. Cyriacus 596-606
60. Thomas I 607-610
61. Sergius I 610-638
62. Pyrrhus I 638-641, 654
63. Paul II 641-653
64. Peter 654-666
65. Thomas II 667-669
66. John V 669-675
67. Constantine I 675-677
68. Theodore I 677-679
69. George I 679-686
70. Paul III 687-693
71. Callinicus I 693-705
72. Cyrus 705-711
73. John VI 712-715
74. Germanus I the Confessor 715-730
75. Anastasius 730-754
76. Constantine II 754-766
77. Nicetas the Slav766-780
78. Paul IV 780-784
79. Tarasius 784-806
80. Nicephorus I 806-815
81. Theodotus I Melissenos 815-821
82. Antony I Kasymatas 821-836
83. John VII Grammaticus 836-843
84. Methodius I the Confessor 843-847
85. Ignatius I the Prince 847-858, 867-877
86. Photius I the Great 858-867, 877-886
87. Stephanus I the Prince 886-893
88. Antony II Kavleas 893-901
89. Nicholas I Mysticus 901-907, 912-925
90. Euthymius I 907-912
91. Stephanus II 925-928
92. Tryphon 928-931
93. Theophylactus, Lakapenos the Princeling 933-956
94. Polyeuctus 956-970
95. Basil I Skamandrenus also Vasilios I 970-974
96. Antony III Skandalios 974-980
97. Nicholas II Chrysoberges 984-996
Period during which the Metropolitans resided at Kiev
98. Leo Michael, the Syrian 991-1004
99. Leontius 1004-1015
100. John I 1015-1037
101. Theopemptus 1037-1051
102. Hilarion 1051- ?
103. George 1072-1080
104. John II 1080-1096
105. John III 1096-1098
106. Ephraim 1096-1098
107. Nicolas 1098-1108
108. Nicephorus I 1108-1124
109. Nicetas 1124-1127
110. Micahel II 1127-1147
111. Clement 1147-1154
112. Constantine 1154-1160
113. Theodore 1160-1164
114. John IV 1164-1167
115. Constantine II 1167-1185
116. Nicephorus II 1185-1201
117. Matthew 1201-1205
118. Cyril I 1205-1237
119. Joseph 1237-1240
Period during which the Metropolitans resided at Vladimir
120. Cyril II 1240-1281
121. Maximus 1283-1305
122. Peter 1305-1328
Period during which the Metropolitans resided at Moscow
123. Theognostes 1328-1352
124. Alexis 1254-1378
125. Cyprian 1381-1407
126. Photius 1408-1431
127. Isodore 1436-1441
128. Jonah 1448-1461
129. Theodosius 1462-1467
130. Phillip I 1467-1472
131. Gerontius 1472-1491
132. Zosimus 1491-1496
133. Simon 1495-1510
134. Barlaam 1511-1521
135. Daniel 1522-1539
136. Joasaph 1539-1542
137. Macarius 1542-1563
138. Athanasius 1564-1565
139. Phillip 1565-1568
140. Cyril III 1568-1572
141. Anthony 1572-1581
142. Dionysius 1582-1587
 The Patriarchs of Moscow
143. Job 1589-1605
144. Hermongenes 1606-1612
145. Philaret 1619-1633
146. Joasaph I 1633-1641
147. Joseph 1642-1653
148. Nicon 1653-1667
149. Joasaph II 1667-1672
150. Pitrim 1672-1673
151. Joachim 1674-1690
152. Adrian 1690-1700
Removal of the Patriarchate by Tsar Peter the Great
153. Metropolitan Stephen (Yavorsky), of Rostov, Guardian of the Patriarchate 1700-1721
154. The Most Holy Synod 1721-1918 (the hierarchical structure of the Church of Russia was modified so as to replace the Patriarchate with the authority of the Holy Synod of Bishops.)
Patriarchate restored under St. Tikhon (1917-1925)
154. Metropolitan Nikon of Moscow in Moscow, Russia who in 1901 consecrated:
155. Ivan Nikolaevich Stragorodskij, Metropolitan of Nizhni-Novgorod, afterward Sergij (Patriarch Sergius I), Patriarch of Moscow. In 1918, at Harbin, Russia, (or Irkutsk, in 1917) under a “Canon of Necessity,” he consecrated:

 

 

 

 Our Bishop-to-Bishop Line from the Last Patriarchal Consecration pertaining to our Succession

156. Henry Joseph Kleefish, who on July 29, 1946, consecrated:
157. Odo Acheson Barry, Mar Columba, who on July 17, 1955, consecrated:

158. Hugh George de Willmott Newman, Mar Georgius I, who on July 6, 1956, consecrated:
159. Charles Dennis Boltwood, who on October 16,1966, consecrated:
160. Albert J. Fuge, who of May 27, 1972, consecrated:
161. John Lawrence Brown, who on December 31,1973, consecrated:
162. Donald Lawrence Jolly, who on March 16, 1980, consecrated:
163. Robert Vincent Bernard Dawe, who on October 18, 1981, consecrated:
164. Francis Thome-Coley, who on August 20,1998, consecrated:
165. Lee Allen Petersen, who on April 26, 2009 consecrated:
166. Mansell Christian Gilmore, who on January 30, 2011 consecrated:
167. Bryan D. Ouellette, Ph.D., consecrated on January 30, 2011, in ecclesia, Nicholas III, Patriarch, by acclamation and fiat, Holy Nicholean Catholic Church, Patriarch, by election and acclamation, Holy Imperial Russian Orthodox Church in exile.

 

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