Eugenius II of Constantinople

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Eugenius II of Constantinople
Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople
Church Church of Constantinople
In office 1821 – 1822
Predecessor Gregory V of Constantinople
Successor Anthimus III of Constantinople
Personal details
Born 1780
Died 27 July 1822

Eugenius II was the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople from 1821 to 1822. Prior to his election as Patriarch, he was Archbishop of Anchialos in Bulgaria.

Eugenius was among the Archbishops held as hostages by Mahmud II along with Patriarch Gregory V when the Greek War of Independence broke out in 1821. On 10 April 1821 Gregory V was deposed and hanged by the Turks in the central gate of the Ecumenical Patriarchate. Archbishop Eugenius, still a prisoner at the time, was elected as the new Patriarch under the name Eugenius II.

Eastern Orthodox Church titles
Preceded by
Gregory V
Patriarch of Constantinople
1821–1822
Succeeded by
Anthimus III


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