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Gedeon Chetvertinsky

Mitropolitan Gedeon, portrait 17th century

Gedeon Svyatopolk-Chetvertinsky (Ukrainian: Гедеон (Святополк-Четвертинський), Hedeon (Svyatopolk-Chetvertynskyi)) was a Ruthenian prince and religious figure and Metropolitan of Kiev and all Rus'. He became the first Metropolitan of Kiev of the Russian Orthodox Church with help of the Hetman of Zaporizhian Host Ivan Samoylovych.

Gedeon was born as Hryhoriy to starosta of Racibórz Zachary Svyatopolk-Chetvertynsky and Regina Chrenicka in Volhynian Voivodeship, Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.

From 1660 to 1684 he was a bishop of Lutsk and Ostroh in Volhynia (today Volyn diocese).

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Preceded by
Antoniy
Metropolitan of Kiev, Galicia and all Ruthenia
Exarch of Constantinople Patriarch

1685–1688
Succeeded by
position liquidated
Preceded by
creation of post
Metropolitan of Kiev, Galicia and all Little Russia
1688–1690
Succeeded by
Varlaam (Yasynsky)
Preceded by
Dionysius Balaban
Orthodox Bishop of Luck and Ostrog
1660–1684
Succeeded by
Athanasius Shumliansky