Pope Mark III of Alexandria

Pope

Mark III of Alexandria
Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark
Papacy began1166
Papacy ended1189
PredecessorJohn V
SuccessorJohn VI
Personal details
BornAlexandria, Egypt
Died1189
Egypt
BuriedMonastery of Saint Macarius the Great
NationalitySyrian
DenominationCoptic Orthodox Christian
ResidenceThe Hanging Church

Pope Mark III of Alexandria, 73rd Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark. He was the son of Zura.

Before becoming Patriarch, Mark wrote the entries of the History of the Patriarchs of Alexandria that covers the years between 1131 and 1167.

Preceded by
John V
Coptic Pope
1166–1189
Succeeded by
John VI