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Saguna, Andrei
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(baptized Anastasiu; Jan 1, 1809, Miskolc – Jun 28, 1873, Sibiu/Herrmanstadt). Saguna, born to an Aromanian merchant family, studied law and philosophy in Pest and attended the Serbian Orthodox seminary in Vršac. A monk since 1833, he was ordained priest in 1837 and consecrated bishop of the Orthodox Romanians in Transylvania in 1848 in Sremski Karlovci. In 1864 he became the first archbishop of the autonomous Romanian Orthodox metropolitanate in Hungary. He created an independent…

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Schneider, Johann, “Saguna, Andrei”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 26 February 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_025145>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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