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Ryzhenko Pavel Viktorovich  Portrait of Patriarch Alexy II  Oil on canvas   Private collection
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Title: Patriarch Alexy II
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Ryzhenko Pavel Viktorovich
Portrait of Patriarch Alexy II
Oil on canvas 
Private collection

Patriarch Alexy II (or Alexius II, Russian: Ñâÿòǻéøèé Ïàòðèà́ðõ Ìîñêî́âñêèé è âñåÿ́ Ðóñè́ Àëåêñè́é II; secular name Alexey Mikhailovich Ridiger Russian: Àëåêñǻé Ìèõà́éëîâè÷ Ðè́äèãåð; 23 February 1929 – 5 December 2008) was the 15th Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, the primate of the Russian Orthodox Church.

His name (secular Àëåêñåé, clerical Àëåêñèé) is transliterated from the Cyrillic alphabet into English in various forms, including Alexius, Aleksij, Aleksi, Aleksiy, Alexiy, Alexis, Alexei, Alexey, and Alexy. When he became a monk, his name was not d, but his patron saint d from Alexius of Rome to Alexius, Metropolitan of Moscow whose relics repose in the Theophany Cathedral in Moscow.

Elected Patriarch of Moscow one and half year prior to the Soviet Union's collapse, he became the first Russian Patriarch of the post-Soviet period.

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