List of Patriarchs of the Assyrian Church of the East

The is a list of Patriarchs of the Assyrian Church of the East.

List of Patriarchs of the Assyrian Church of the East since 1820[edit]

Continuation of the Shimun Line[edit]

Canonically elected line[edit]

  • 106 Dinkha IV (17 October 1976 – 26 March 2015) – first canonically elected Patriarch since 1600. Relocated the patriarchate to Chicago, Illinois in 1980 after temporarily living in Tehran, Iran. Abolished hereditary succession upon his election
    • Locum Tenens: Aprem Mooken (26 March 2015 – 18 September 2015)
  • 107 Gewargis IIIon 18 September 2015, designated Catholicos-Patriarch elect by the Holy Synod of the Assyrian Church of the East. Consecrated and enthroned on 27 September 2015, in the Cathedral Church of St. John the Baptist, Erbil, Iraq

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Wilmshurst 2011, p. 477.