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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, as a successor to St. Andrew (the apostle to whom the See of Constantinople traces its roots), the 269th Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople from July 16, 1972, to October 2, 1991, serving as the spiritual leader of 300 million Eastern Orthodox Christians. Before his election as patriarch, he served as the metropolitan bishop of Imvros. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Demetrios I of Constantinople has received more than 109,400 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Demetrios I of Constantinople is the 1,019th most popular religious figure (up from 1,061st in 2019), the 495th most popular biography from Turkey (up from 525th in 2019) and the 74th most popular Turkish Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Demetrios I of Constantinople ranks 1,019 out of 2,238Before him are John Fisher, Tarasios of Constantinople, Sai Baba of Shirdi, Jozef Tomko, Jean-Marie Lustiger, and Martin of Braga. After him are Hudhayfah ibn al-Yaman, Mariano Rampolla, George Fox, Germain of Paris, Peter Faber, and Khwaja Abdullah Ansari.

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Among people born in 1914, Demetrios I of Constantinople ranks 68Before him are Creighton Abrams, Lina Bo Bardi, Edward T. Hall, Jean-Pierre Vernant, Martin Gardner, and Pierre Balmain. After him are Carlo Maria Giulini, Archduchess Adelheid of Austria, Asger Jorn, Lazar Koliševski, Akira Nozawa, and Yakov Zeldovich. Among people deceased in 1991, Demetrios I of Constantinople ranks 60Before him are Henri de Lubac, Gene Roddenberry, Mohammed Abdel Wahab, Alfonso García Robles, Aladár Gerevich, and Sergey Akhromeyev. After him are Boris Pugo, Vilém Flusser, William Heinesen, Shapour Bakhtiar, Willi Boskovsky, and Jean Arthur.

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Among people born in Turkey, Demetrios I of Constantinople ranks 495 out of 1,301Before him are Joscelin III, Count of Edessa (1135), Şahin Giray (1745), Emine Erdoğan (1955), Ajda Pekkan (1946), Tarasios of Constantinople (730), and George Kedrenos (1100). After him are Bohemond III of Antioch (1144), Henri Verneuil (1920), Kemal Reis (1451), Ilona Zrínyi (1643), Nicomedes I of Bithynia (-300), and Bülent Ersoy (1952).


Among religious figures born in Turkey, Demetrios I of Constantinople ranks 74Before him are Melito of Sardis (140), Germanus I of Constantinople (634), Mark of Ephesus (1392), Simeon Stylites the Younger (521), Euthymius the Great (377), and Tarasios of Constantinople (730). After him are Meletius of Antioch (400), Pelagia (400), George Syncellus (800), Nicholas Mystikos (852), Saint Mercurius (224), and John IV of Constantinople (600).