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Patriarch Alexy II (Ridiger)

Patriarch Alexy II (Ridiger)

Patriarch Alexy II (secular name Alexey Mikhailovich von Ridiger; 23 February 1929 – 5 December 2008) was the  Patriarch of Moscow and all Rus', the primate of the Russian Orthodox Church.

Head of Rga Eparchy in 1961-1962, bishop. From 1990 to 2008 - Patriarch of Moscow and all Rus'.