Kyprianos of Alexandria

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'''Kyprianos of Alexandria''' was the Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria from 1766 to 1783. Other than that he was of Cypriot origin, little is known of his life.  
 
'''Kyprianos of Alexandria''' was the Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria from 1766 to 1783. Other than that he was of Cypriot origin, little is known of his life.  
 
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In 1781, he appointed [[Kyprianos of Cyprus]] Bishop of Libya who later became Archbishop of Cyprus and was [[martyr]]ed on [[July 9]], 1821 during the Greek uprisings for independence against the [[Ottoman Empire]] of the 1820s.
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In 1781, he appointed [[Kyprianos of Cyprus]] Bishop of Libya who later became Archbishop of Cyprus and was [[martyr]]ed on [[July 9]], 1821 during the Greek uprisings for independence against the [[Ottoman empire]] of the 1820s.
  
 
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Kyprianos of Alexandria was the Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria from 1766 to 1783. Other than that he was of Cypriot origin, little is known of his life.

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In 1781, he appointed Kyprianos of Cyprus Bishop of Libya who later became Archbishop of Cyprus and was martyred on July 9, 1821 during the Greek uprisings for independence against the Ottoman empire of the 1820s.

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Kyprianos of Alexandria
Preceded by:
Matheos
Patriarch of Alexandria
1766-1783
Succeeded by:
Gerassmios III
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