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Pope Jacob of Alexandria

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Pope Jacob of Alexandria was the Coptic Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark (819 - 830).

Pope Jacob ordained Abuna Yohannes as the head of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, according to the History of the Patriarchs of Alexandria; however civil war, drought, and plague in Ethiopia forced Yohannes to return to Alexandria, where he remained through Jacob's tenure.

Preceded by
Mark II
Coptic Pope
Succeeded by
Simeon II

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