Pope Michael III of Alexandria

Michael III of Alexandria
56th Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark
Papacy began 25 April 880
Papacy ended 16 March 907
Predecessor Shenouda I
Successor Gabriel I
Personal details
Born Egypt
Died 16 March 907
Buried Monastery of Saint Macarius the Great
Nationality Egyptian
Denomination Coptic Orthodox Christian
Residence Saint Mark's Church
Feast day 16 March (20 Baramhat in the Coptic Calendar)

Pope Michael III of Alexandria (also known as Khail III) was the Coptic Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark (880–907).

In 882, the governor of Egypt, Ahmad ibn Tulun, forced Khail to pay heavy contributions, forcing him to sell a church and some attached properties to the local Jewish community. This building was at one time believed to have later become the site of the Cairo Geniza.

Preceded by
Shenouda I
Coptic Pope
Succeeded by
Gabriel I
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