Gabriel IV of Constantinople

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His All Holiness
Gabriel IV
Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople
Church Church of Constantinople
Diocese Constantinople
See Ecumenical Patriarchate
Installed 1780
Term ended June 29, 1785
Predecessor Sophronius II
Successor Procopius
Personal details
Born Smyrna
Died June 29, 1785
Buried Church of the Asomatoi (Pammegiston Taxiarchon), Arnavutköy
Denomination Eastern Orthodox Church
Occupation Ecumenical Patriarch

Gabriel IV (Greek: Γαβριήλ Δ΄) served as Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople during the period 1780-1785.

He was born in Smyrna and descended from an aristocratic family. He was bishop of the Ayvalık Islands and later metropolitan bishop of Ioannina until April 1771 when he became Metropolitan of Old Patras. He especially liked the ecclesiastic order and precedence.

In 1780 he was elected Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople. During his patriarchy he restored Athanasios Parios, who had been deposed because of the dispute about the kollyva and the memorial service. In 1784 he published the Typikon of Mount Athos, which delimited the administrative and executive domains of its organs.[1]

He died on 29 June 1785 and was buried in the same grave as his predecessor, Sophronius II, in the yard of the Church of the Asomatoi (Pammegiston Taxiarchon) in Arnavutköy.