Constantine VI of Constantinople

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Patriarch Constantine VI as a bishop, 1906

Constantine VI (Greek: Κωνσταντίνος ΣΤ΄; 1859 – November 28, 1930) was Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople from December 17, 1924 till January 30, 1925, for 43 days. He served as a locum tenens following the death of Patriarch Gregory VII in 1924.

He was born in 1859 at Syge, near Bursa. After studies at the Halki seminary, he became bishop of Rodosto in 1896, metropolitan bishop of Vella and Konitsa in 1899, metropolitan of Trebizond in 1906, of Cyzicus in 1913 and finally of Derkoi in 1922.

He was exiled to Greece by the Turkish government under the Republican People's Party in 1925 and resigned the Patriarchate.

Eastern Orthodox Church titles
Preceded by
Gregory VII
Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople
Succeeded by
Basil III