Baselios Paulose I

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Birthday
17, 1836
Birthplace
India
Death Date
May 3, 1914 (78)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
17, 1836
Birthplace
India
Death Date
May 3, 1914 (78)

About

The first Catholicos of the East after its reinstatement in India from 1912 to 1914.

Before Fame

In 1877 he was ordained as Mar Evanios Methrapolitan, a bishop, at Kunnamkulam Church by Patriarch Peter.

Trivia

He was only in power for a year and a half but it is still considered an important period in the history of the INdian Malankara Orthodox Church.

Family Life

He entered the church after his older brother, a deacon, died and his family wanted him to take his place.

Associated With

He was an Indian leader like Mahatma Gandhi.