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Porphyrius Uspensky

Russian bishop

Died when: 80 years 223 days (967 months)
Star Sign: Virgo


Porphyrius Uspensky

Bishop Porphyrius (Russian: Епископ Порфирий, secular name Konstantin Aleksandrovich Uspensky, Russian: Константин Александрович Успенский; 8 September 1804 - 19 April 1885), was a Russian Empire traveller, theologian, orientalist, archaeologist and byzantinologist, founder of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem and also discovered several ancient codices.

In latter year he was auxiliary bishop of Chigirin.

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