Pope Shenouda III

Pope Shenouda III bio

Birth Name: Pope Shenouda III

Occupation: Religious Leader

Place Of Birth: Egypt

Date Of Birth: August 3, 1923

Date Of Death: March 17, 2012

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Egyptian

Pope Shenouda III was born on the 3rd of August, 1923. He was popular for being a Religious Leader. Egyptian religious leader who served as the 117th Pope of Alexandria and the Patriarch of the See of St. Mark from 1971-2012. In 2000 he was awarded the UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh Prize for his promotion of tolerance.

Pope Shenouda III was born in Egypt. He began his religious life as a monk, taking the name of Father Antonios the Syrian in 1954. Four years later, he became a priest and, upon the March, 1971 death of Pope Cyril VI, he ascended to the papacy of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria. He was committed to peaceful dialogue among the different denominations of Christianity, and he was also respected by many Muslim leaders for his conservative views and his dedication to promoting interfaith peace and understanding.

Pope Shenouda III was a Leo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Pope Shenouda III was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

Pope Shenouda III is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Pope Shenouda III’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Pope Shenouda III’s parents.

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Personal Life

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Pope Shenouda III was born in the Year of the Pig.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Pope Shenouda III
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Pope Shenouda III was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: Pope Shenouda III was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: Pope Shenouda III had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

Pope Shenouda III’s birth sign is Leo and he had a ruling planet of Sun.

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