Daniel( Metropolitan of Moscow and all Russia (since 1522).)
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(to 1492-1547) - Metropolitan of Moscow and all Russia (since 1522). Writer. From the kind of Ryazan bishops Simon and Leonid. Was a monk Joseph-Volokolamsky monastery, a disciple of Joseph Volotsky. Active iosiflyanin. Becoming metropolitan, Vasily III helped to strengthen his power. Initiator of church councils in 1525, Mr.. and in 1531, condemning opponents Josephites Maxim the Greek and Vassian Patrikeev. One of the drafters of Nikon's chronicle. Later, during the boyar rule, was forced to abandon dignity Metropolitan.