Demetrios I of Constantinople

1914 - 1991

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Demetrios I also Dimitrios I or Demetrius I, born Demetrios Papadopoulos (Greek: Δημήτριος Αʹ, Δημήτριος Παπαδόπουλος; September 8, 1914 – October 2, 1991) was the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople from July 16, 1973, to October 2, 1991. He was the 269th successor to St. Andrew (the apostle to whom the See of Constantinople traces its roots), and was the spiritual leader of more than 5 million Eastern Orthodox Christians. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Demetrios I of Constantinople has received more than 65,166 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Demetrios I of Constantinople is the 1,062nd most popular religious figure (down from 1,050th in 2019), the 525th most popular biography from Turkey (down from 507th in 2019) and the 78th most popular Turkish Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Demetrios I of Constantinople ranks 1,062 out of 2,272Before him are Saint Marcella, Eisai, Yolanda of Poland, Stanisław Dziwisz, Jean-Marie Villot, and Nicanor the Deacon. After him are Adhemar of Le Puy, Julian Cesarini, Nahshon, Kartini, Margaret of Cortona, and Felix of Valois.

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Among people born in 1914, Demetrios I of Constantinople ranks 77Before him are James Van Allen, Pavle, Serbian Patriarch, Pierre Balmain, Unity Mitford, Dürrüşehvar Sultan, and Achille Compagnoni. After him are Eugene Nida, Lilli Palmer, Bill Finger, Ilmari Juutilainen, Jean-Pierre Vernant, and Go Seigen. Among people deceased in 1991, Demetrios I of Constantinople ranks 61Before him are Vilém Flusser, Carmine Coppola, Lee Remick, Sergey Akhromeyev, Henri de Lubac, and Alfonso García Robles. After him are Brad Davis, Ralph Bellamy, Boris Pugo, Joachim Kroll, Berenice Abbott, and Eric Carr.

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Among people born in Turkey, Demetrios I of Constantinople ranks 525 out of 1,128Before him are Apollonius Molon (-200), Dürrüşehvar Sultan (1914), Sarduri I (-900), Rüştü Reçber (1973), Barlaam of Seminara (1290), and Hakan Şükür (1971). After him are Tchéky Karyo (1953), Ishpuini of Urartu (-900), Rusa II (-800), Callippus (-370), Bardaisan (154), and Barış Manço (1943).


Among religious figures born in Turkey, Demetrios I of Constantinople ranks 78Before him are George Syncellus (800), Euthymius the Great (377), Nicholas Mystikos (852), Meletius of Antioch (400), Eustathius of Antioch (300), and Agathius (300). After him are Nectarios of Aegina (1846), Dorotheus of Gaza (510), Archippus (50), George Sphrantzes (1401), Pelagia (400), and Stachys the Apostle (20).