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List of Patriarchs of Babylon
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List of Patriarchs of Babylon

The Patriarch of Babylon is the leader of the Assyrian Church of the East.

Table of contents
1 Patriarchs of Babylon, Selucia-Ctesiphon and all of the East
2 Nestorian Patriarchs in Alqosh
3 Catholic Patriarchs
4 Assyrian Patriarchs in Qochanis
5 Chaldean Patriarchs

Patriarchs of Babylon, Selucia-Ctesiphon and all of the East

Orthodox Patriarchs

Nestorian Patriarchs

(With Mar Theodossious, the Patriachate transferred to
Baghdad.)

(With Mar Yab-Alaha, the Patriachate transferred to Tabriz.)

(With Mar Shimun II, the Patriachate transferred to Mosul.)

(With Mar Shimun VII, the Patriachate transferred to Alqosh.)

In 1552 a rival Catholic Patriarch was elected, see below

Nestorian Patriarchs in Alqosh

In 1804 the Assyrian Church in Alqosh decided to acept the authority of the Chaldean Patriarchs

Catholic Patriarchs

(The Catholic Patriarchs were originally based in Diyarbakir)

(With Mar Shimun IX Denkha, the Patriachate transferred to Urmia.)

(With Mar Shimun XIII Denkha, the Patriachate transferred to Qochanis.)

In 1681 Mar Shimun XIII Denkha broke communion with Rome and a rival Chaldean Patriarch was apointed by the Vatican, see below

Assyrian Patriarchs in Qochanis

(With Mar Shimun XIII Denkha, the Patriachate transferred to Mosul.)

(With Mar Shimun XXI Ishaya, the Patriachate was in exile in Chicago.)

(With Shimun XXI, a rival Assyrian patriarchate was established in Baghdad in 1969)

Assyrian Patriarchs at Baghdad (rival to the patriarchate at Chicago)

Chaldean Patriarchs

(The Chaldean Patriarchs were originally based in
Diyarbakir)

(With Yohannan Hormez, the Patriachate transferred to Mosul.)

(With Joseph Ghanima, the Patriachate transferred to Baghdad.)