Patriarch Alexius II facts for kids
|Patriarch of Moscow and all Rus|
|Church||Russian Orthodox Church|
|Enthroned||10 June 1990|
|Reign ended||5 December 2008|
|Ordination||17 April 1950|
|Consecration||3 September 1961
by Nikodim of Leningrad
|Birth name||Alexey Mikhailovich Ridiger|
|Born||23 February 1929
|Died||5 December 2008
|Buried||Epiphany Cathedral at Elokhovo|
|Spouse||Vera Alekseeva (1950–1951)|
Images for kids
Modern fresco of the Donskoi Monastery, representing Alexy II bringing the relics of Patriarch Tikhon into the monastery.
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