Kirilo I, Serbian Patriarch


Kirilo I or Saint Kirilo of Serbia, was the patriarch of the Serbian Orthodox Church from 1407 to 1419.[1]

Kirilo became head of the Serbian National Church after the death of Patriarch Danilo IV at a time when Medieval Serbia was still recovering from the Battle of Kosovo and the young despot Stefan Lazarević was facing vaiorus enemies.[citation needed]

According to one chronicle, Patriarch Kirilo died between 1 September 1418 and 31 August 1419, and in one prologue the date of death of Patriarch Kirilo was stated 27 December 1418.[2]

He is venerated on 12 September.[3]

See also


  1. ^ Serbian Orthodox Church: Its Past and Present. Serbian Patriarchy. 1965.
  2. ^ Šumadija.), Sava (Bishop of (1996). Srpski jerarsi od devetog do dvadesetog veka (in Serbian). Evro.
  3. ^ "KRATAK PREGLED SRPSKE CRKVE KROZ ISTORIJU – Strana 7 – Svetosavlje". Retrieved 2020-04-19.

Further reading

  • "Serbian Patriarch Cyril", People's Encyclopedia, Zagreb, 1927