Irinej, Serbian Patriarch

1930 - 2020

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Irinej (Serbian Cyrillic: Иринеј, pronounced [irǐneːj], English: Irenaeus; born Miroslav Gavrilović; 28 August 1930 – 20 November 2020) was the head of the Serbian Orthodox Church from 2010 until his death in 2020. He had first been the bishop of Niš between 1975 and 2010, and then the patriarch of the Serbian Orthodox Church from 22 January 2010 succeeding Pavle, until his death. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Irinej, Serbian Patriarch has received more than 104,954 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia. Irinej, Serbian Patriarch is the 1,140th most popular religious figure (down from 1,003rd in 2019), the 86th most popular biography from Serbia (down from 64th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Serbian Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Irinej, Serbian Patriarch ranks 1,140 out of 2,272Before him are Hermann Gmeiner, Leonardo Sandri, Arp Schnitger, Archduke Charles Joseph of Austria, Renato Martino, and Saint David. After him are Stachys the Apostle, Jorge Medina, Apollos, Charles of Austria, Bishop of Wroclaw, Angelo Amato, and Pietro I Orseolo.

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Among people born in 1930, Irinej, Serbian Patriarch ranks 129Before him are Colin Dexter, Magdalena Abakanowicz, Saad Al-Salim Al-Sabah, Akiyuki Nosaka, Tanya Savicheva, and Ted Hughes. After him are Thomas P. Stafford, Oleg Popov, Harold Bloom, Carolyn Jones, Fritz Wunderlich, and Michel Rocard. Among people deceased in 2020, Irinej, Serbian Patriarch ranks 155Before him are Kang Kek Iew, Joachim Yhombi-Opango, Mamadou Tandja, Shin Kyuk-ho, Eddie Van Halen, and Wilford Brimley. After him are Christophe, Harry Gregg, Carlo Ubbiali, Juan Giménez, Sisavath Keobounphanh, and Sidi Ould Cheikh Abdallahi.

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Among people born in Serbia, Irinej, Serbian Patriarch ranks 86 out of 469Before him are Petar Stambolić (1912), Ivan Stephen of Bulgaria (1300), Milan Obrenović II, Prince of Serbia (1819), Milan Milutinović (1942), Dušan Makavejev (1932), and Dragiša Cvetković (1893). After him are Jovan Cvijić (1865), Vuk Drašković (1946), Beba Lončar (1943), Šaban Šaulić (1951), Svetozar Gligorić (1923), and Stepa Stepanović (1856).


Among religious figures born in Serbia, Irinej, Serbian Patriarch ranks 4Before him are Jerome (345), Saint Sava (1169), and Martin of Braga (520). After him are Amfilohije Radović (1938) and Sava II (1199).