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Alexius II (Alexey Mikhailovich Ridiger, Alexy II)

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Born: 1929 AD
Currently alive, at 85 years of age.

Nationality: Estonian
Categories: Spiritual Leader

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1929 - Alexius II was born in Tallinn, Estonia on the 23rd of February.

 

1949 - Attended and graduated from Leningrad clerical seminary.

 

1950 - Ordained as a deacon.

 

1953 - Attended and graduated from Leningrad clerical academy.

 

1961 - Became the Bishop of Tallinn and Estonia on the 14th of August.

 

1964 - Promoted to Archbishop on the 23rd of June.

 

1968 - Became Russian Orthodox metropolitan of Tallinn at the age of 39 on the 25th of February.

 

1986 - Became Russian Orthodox metropolitan of Leningrad and Novgorod.

 

1990 - Became the new Russian Orthodox patriarch of Moscow of The Russian Orthodox Church.


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