Authorized Form of NameKyrill (1901-1971); Patriarch of Bulgaria
EpithetPatriarch of Bulgaria
OtherFormsOfNameKonstantin Markov Konstantinov
ActivityBorn January 3, 1901 in Sofia, Bulgaria to an Albanian family. He adopted his religious name of Cyril in the St. Nedelya Church on December 30, 1923 and became Metropolitan of Plovdiv in 1938. On May 10, 1953 Cyril was elected Patriarch of Bulgaria (the first Patriarch of the restored Bulgarian Patriarchate) holding the position until his death. Cyril was buried in the main church of the Bachkovo Monastery.
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