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 Bishop Sawa

Bishop Sawa

Birth
Death 21 May 1951 (aged 53)
Burial West Brompton, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Greater London, England
Memorial ID 22577 · View Source
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Religious figure. Born Georgy Eugenyevich Sovetov. Russian (Polish) Archpriest Sawa. Born into a military family, joined the army himself and fought in General Wrangel's army. Emigrated from Russia in 1920, initially to Belgrade, where he graduated in 1925 from the Orthodox theological department of the Belgrade University. The same year he took monastic vows with the name of Sawa. 29 November 1943 he was nominated for the post of bishop field to the degree of Brigadier-General, based in London.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 4 Jun 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22577
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Bishop Sawa (6 Apr 1898–21 May 1951), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22577, citing Brompton Cemetery, West Brompton, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .