His Eminence Alexander (Ishchein) (Russian: Александр Ищеин; 13 June 1952 – 10 June 2021) was Archbishop of Baku and Azerbaijan. Archbishop Alexander was the founding bishop of the Eparchy of Baku, the only diocese in Azerbaijan, from 1999 to his repose as victim of the Great Pandemic in 2021.
Alexander Gennadievich Ishchein was born on June 13, 1952 into a working class family in Yaroslavl. After graduating from high school in
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