Benjamin I of Constantinople

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Patriarch Benjamin I

His All-Holiness Benjamin I (Greek: Βενιαμίν A') (1871-1946), was the 266th Successor to the Apostle Andrew and Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople from (1936-1946).

During his patriarchate in 1941 a great fire destroyed the Patriarchal Palace in the Phanar. A new Palace was erected in 1989 by P. Aggelopoulos.


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Ecumenical Patriarchate

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Benjamin I of Constantinople
Preceded by:
Photius II
Patriarch of Constantinople
Succeeded by:
Maximus V
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