Pope Shenouda I of Alexandria

Pope
Shenouda I of Alexandria
55th Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark
Papacy began 8 January 859
Papacy ended 19 April 880
Predecessor Cosmas II
Successor Michael III
Personal details
Born Samanoud, Egypt
Died 19 April 880
Buried Saint Mark's Church
Nationality Egyptian
Denomination Coptic Orthodox Christian
Residence Saint Mark's Church

Pope Shenouda I of Alexandria was the 55th Coptic Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark (859–880). He is commemorated in the Coptic Synaxarion on the 1st day of Baramudah.

As a result of the attacks by the Berbers and the Bedouins, Pope Shenouda I built walls around the monasteries of the Nitrian Desert.

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