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Leo of Constantinople

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Leo Styppes (Greek: Λέων Στυππῆς), (died January 12, 1143) was Patriarch of Constantinople from 1134 until his death in 1143. He was a presbyter at Hagia Sophia before his ascension. He reigned uneventfully during the rule of Byzantine emperor John II Comnenus.[1]

Leo of Constantinople
Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople
ChurchChurch of Constantinople
In officeMay 1134 – January 1143
PredecessorJohn IX of Constantinople
SuccessorMichael II of Constantinople
Personal details
DiedJanuary 12, 1143

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Λέων Στυππῆς (in Greek). Ecumenical Patriarchate. Retrieved 2011-12-24.
Eastern Orthodox Church titles
Preceded by
John IX
Patriarch of Constantinople
1134–1143
Succeeded by
Michael II Kourkouas