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|Intro||Polnischer Priester, katholischer Priester, Priester und katholischer Priester|
|Birth||23 August 1717, Przemyśl, Poland|
|Death||25 May 1779, Radomyshl, Ukraine (aged 61 years)|
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Leo Sheptycki (born as Leon Ludwik Szeptycki; Polish: Leon Ludwik Szeptycki; 23 August 1717 – 13 May 1779) was a bishop of the Ruthenian Uniate Church, Metropolitan bishop of Kiev, Galicia and all Ruthenia.
On 14 May 1749 Sheptycki was ordained by bishop of Luck Theodosius Rudnicki-Lubieniecki with help of Theodosius Godebski and Adam Oranski as a bishop of Lwow.
On 20 December 1762 he was confirmed as the Coadjutor Metropolitan bishop of Kiev, Galicia, and all Ruthenia and on 1 February 1778 succeeded Metropolitan Philip.
He consecrated following bishops Gedeon Horbacki, and Athanasius Szeptycki.
Hrebnicki died in 1762 at a residence of the Polotsk Archbishops that he built in village of Strunie (today in Polotsk District).
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