Titular Heads of Orthodoxy.

   Sixteeth Century - present day.

    (as perceived by the Orthodox)

note: linked forever to Constantine.

16th Century:  

  • 170. Joachim I (1498–1502)

    • Nephon II (1502), restored 2nd time.

  • 171. Pachomius I (1503–1504)

    • Joachim I (1504), restored

    • Pachomius I (1504–1513), restored.

173. Jeremias I (1522–1524).

  • 174. Joannicius I (1524–1525)

    • Jeremias I (1525–1546), restored.

175. Dionysius II (1546–1556).

176. Joasaph II (1556–1565).

177. Metrophanes III (1565–1572).

  • 178. Jeremias II Tranos (1572–1579)

    • Metrophanes III (1579–1580), restored

    • Jeremias II Tranos (1580–1584), restored 1st time.

  • 180. Theoleptus II (1585–1586).

    • Jeremias II Tranos (1587–1595), restored 2nd time,

  • 182. Gabriel I (1596)

    • Theophanes I Karykes (locum tenens, 1596)

    • Meletius I Pegas (locum tenens, 1597).

183. Theophanes I Karykes (1597).

  • 184. Meletius I Pegas (locum tenens, 1597–1598)

    • Matthew II (1598–1602), restored 1st time.

17th Century:

​              Matthew II (1598–1602), restored 1st time.

  • 185. Neophytus II (1602–1603)

    • Matthew II (1603), restored 2nd time.

  • 186. Raphael II (1603–1607)

    • Neophytus II (1607–1612), restored.

  • 188. Timothy II (1612–1620)

    • Cyril I Lucaris (1620–1623), restored 1st time.

189. Gregory IV (1623).

  • 190. Anthimus II (1623)

    • Cyril I Lucaris (1623–1633), restored 2nd time.

  • 192. Athanasius III Patelaros (1634)

    • Cyril I Lucaris (1634–1635), restored 4th time

    • Cyril II Kontares (1635–1636), restored 1st time.

  • 193. Neophytus III of Nicaea (1636–1637)

    • Cyril I Lucaris (1637–1638) restored 5th time

    • Cyril II Kontares (1638–1639), restored 2nd time.

194. Parthenius I (1639–1644).

195. Parthenius II (1644–1646).

  • 196. Joannicius II (1646–1648)

    • Parthenius II (1648–1651), restored

    • Joannicius II (1651–1652), restored 1st time.

  • 197. Cyril III (1652–1652)

    • Athanasius III (1652), restored.

  • 198. Paisius I (1652–1653)

    • Joannicius II (1653–1654), restored 2nd time

    • Cyril III (1654), restored

    • Paisius I (1654-1655), restored

    • Joannicius II (1655–1656), restored 3rd time.

199. Parthenius III (1656–1657).

200. Gabriel II (1657).

201. Parthenius IV (1657–1659).

  • 203. Dionysius III (1662–1665)

    • Parthenius IV (1665–1667), restored 1st time.

  • 205. Methodius III (1668–1671)

    • Parthenius IV (1671), restored 2nd time.

206. Dionysius IV Muselimes (1671–1673).

  • 207. Gerasimus II (1673–1674)

    • Parthenius IV (1675–1676) restored 3rd time

    • Dionysius IV Muselimes (the Muslim) (1676–1679), restored 1st time.

208. Athanasius IV (1679).

  • 209. James (1679–1682)

    • Dionysius IV Muselimes (the Muslim) (1682–1684), restored 2nd time

    • Parthenius IV (1684–1685) restored 4th time

    • James (1685–1686), restored 1st time

    • Dionysius IV Muselimes (the Muslim) (1686–1687), restored 3rd time

    • James (1687–1688), restored 2nd time.

  • 211. Neophytus IV (1688)

    • Callinicus II (1689–1693), restored 1st time

    • Dionysius IV Muselimes (the Muslim) (1693–1694), restored 4th time.

    • Callinicus II (1694–1702), restored 2nd time.

18th Century:

    • Callinicus II (1694–1702), restored 2nd time.

212. Gabriel III (1702–1707).

213. Neophytus V (1707).

214. Cyprianus (1707–1709).

215. Athanasius V (1709–1711).

  • 216. Cyril IV (1711–1713)

    • Cyprianus (1713–1714), restored.

  • 219. Paisius II (1726–1732)

    • Jeremias III (1732–1733), restored.

  • 221. Neophytus VI (1734–1740)

    • Paisius II (1740–1743), restored 1st time

    • Neophytus VI (1743–1744), restored

    • Paisius II (1744–1748), restored 2nd time.

  • 222. Cyril V (1748–1751)

    • Paisius II (1751–1752), restored 2nd time

    • Cyril V (1752–1757), restored 1st time.

223. Callinicus IV (1757).

224. Serapheim II (1757–1761).

225. Joannicius III (1761–1763).

226. Samuel I Chatzeres (1763–1768).

227. Meletius II (1769–1769).

  • 228. Theodosius II (1769–1773)

    • Samuel I Chatzeres (1773–1774), restored.

229. Sophronius II (1774–1780).

230. Gabriel IV (1780–1785).

231. Procopius (1785–1789).

232. Neophytus VII (1789–1794).

233. Gerasimus III (1794–1797).

  • 234. Gregory V (1797–1798)

    • Neophytus VII (1798–1801), restored.

19th Century:

           Neophytus VII (1798–1801), restored.

  • 235. Callinicus V (1801–1806)

    • Gregory V (1806–1808), restored 1st time

    • Callinicus V (1808–1809), restored.

  • 237. Cyril VI (1813–1818)

    • Gregory V (1818–1821), restored 2nd time.

238. Eugenius II (1821–1822).

239. Anthimus III (1822–1824).

240. Chrysanthus I (1824–1826).

241. Agathangelus I (1826–1830).

242. Constantius I (1830–1834)

Declaration of churches as autocephalous:

1) On July 23, 1833 the Church of Greece declared itself autocephalous.

2) It was followed by the Romanian Orthodox Church in 1864,

3) the Bulgarian Exarchate in 1872,

4) and the Serbian Orthodox Church in 1879,

thus reducing the territorial extent of the Ecumenical Patriarchate's jurisdiction.

1834–1923.

243. Constantius II (1834–1835)

244. Gregory VI (1835–1840)

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245. Anthimus IV (1840–1841)

246. Anthimus V (1841–1842)

247. Germanus IV (1842–1845).

248. Meletius III (1845).

  • 249. Anthimus VI (1845–1848)

    • Anthimus IV (1848–1852), restored

    • Germanus IV (1852–1853), restored

    • Anthimus VI (1853–1855), restored 1st time.

250. Cyril VII (1855–1860)

251. Joachim II (1860–1863)

  • 252. Sophronius III (1863–1866)

    • Gregory VI (1867–1871), restored

    • Anthimus VI (1871–1873), restored 2nd time

    • Joachim II (1873–1878), restored.

253. Joachim III (1878–1884)

254. Joachim IV (1884–1887)

255. Dionysius V (1887–1891)

256. Neophytus VIII (1891–1894)

​257. Anthimus VII (1895–1896).

  • 258. Constantine V (1897–1901)

    • Joachim III (1901–1912), restored.

20th Century:

  • 258. Constantine V (1897–1901)

    • Joachim III (1901–1912), restored.​

  • 259. Germanus V (1913–1918)

    • vacant (1918–1921).

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On July 24, 1923 the Ottoman Empire dissolved, replaced by the Republic of Turkey

1923–present.

261. Gregory VII (1923–1924).

262. Constantine VI (1924–1925)

263. Basil III (1925–1929)

264. Photios II (1929–1935)

265. Benjamin I (1936–1946)

266. Maximus V (1946–1948)

267. Athenagoras I (1948–1972)

268. Demetrios I (1972–1991)

21st Century:

269. Bartholomew I (1991–present).

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See also.

Ambrose

Apostolic succession

Athanasius of Alexandria

Basil of Caesarea

Constantinople

Cyril of Jerusalem

Eastern Orthodoxy

Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople

Eusebius of Caesarea

Gregory of Nyssa

Hilary of Poitiers

Jerome

John of Damascus

Latin Patriarch of Constantinople

List of Armenian Patriarchs of Constantinople

Nicephorus Callistus Xanthopoulos

Patriarch

Pope Gregory I

Socrates Scholasticus

Sozomen

Theodoret

Vincent of Lerins

 

Notes.

A selection of different spellings of certain names as seen on Patriarchate.org:

 

Dimitrios = Demetrios

Germanos = Germanus

Stephanos = Stephen

wiki link to original wiki article:

List of Ecumenical Patriarchs of Constantinople.