Jeremias IV of Constantinople

His All Holiness
Jeremias IV
Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople
Church Church of Constantinople
Diocese Constantinople
See Ecumenical Patriarchate
Installed 1809
Term ended 1813
Predecessor Callinicus V
Successor Cyril VI
Personal details
Born Crete
Died 1824
Denomination Eastern Orthodox Church
Occupation Ecumenical Patriarch

Jeremias IV (Greek: Ιερεμίας Δ') was the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople during the period 1809–1813.

He came from Crete. He became protosyncellus of the Ecumenical Patriarchate and was later elected metropolitan bishop of Mytilene (1783–1809). In 1809 he was elected Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople.

Even though of average education, he is considered a successful Patriarch, as he was prudent with remarkable administrative skills. He was also characterised as a remarkably brave protector of the interests of the church. In 1813 he resigned for health reasons. He retired to Mytilene, where he died in 1824.


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