Pope Mark III of Alexandria

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Pope
Mark III of Alexandria
Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark
Papacy began 1166
Papacy ended 1189
Predecessor John V
Successor John VI
Personal details
Born Alexandria, Egypt
Died 1189
Egypt
Buried Monastery of Saint Macarius the Great
Nationality Syrian
Denomination Coptic Orthodox Christian
Residence The Hanging Church

Pope Mark III of Alexandria, 73rd Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark. He was the son of Zura.

Before becoming Patriarch, Mark wrote the entries of the History of the Patriarchs of Alexandria that cover the years between 1131 and 1167.

Preceded by
John V
Coptic Pope
1166–1189
Succeeded by
John VI


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