Pope Michael III of Alexandria

Saint

Michael III of Alexandria
Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark
Papacy began25 April 880
Papacy ended16 March 907
PredecessorShenouda I
SuccessorGabriel I
Personal details
BornEgypt
Died16 March 907
BuriedMonastery of Saint Macarius the Great
NationalityEgyptian
DenominationCoptic Orthodox Christian
ResidenceSaint Mark's Church
Sainthood
Feast day16 March (20 Baramhat in the Coptic Calendar)

Pope Michael III of Alexandria (also known as Khail III) was the Coptic Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark (880–907).

In 882, the governor of Egypt, Ahmad ibn Tulun, forced Khail to pay heavy contributions, forcing him to sell a church and some attached properties to the local Jewish community. This building was at one time believed to have later become the site of the Cairo Geniza.

Preceded by
Shenouda I
Coptic Pope
880–907
Succeeded by
Gabriel I