Metropolitan Cornelius Jakobs (Russian: Митрополит Корнилий or secular name Vjatšeslav Vassiljevitš Jakobs, or Vyacheslav Vasilyevich Yakobs, Russian: Вячеслав Васильевич Якобс; 19 June 1924 – 19 April 2018) was the Metropolitan bishop of Tallinn and All Estonia, the head of the Estonian Orthodox Church of Moscow Patriarchate from 1992 until his death in 2018. He was born in Tallinn. He became the oldest bishop of the Russian Orthodox Church and celebrated his 90th birthday in 2014.
Jakobs died on 19 April 2018 in Tallinn at the age of 93.
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- Корнилий, митрополит Таллинский и всея Эстонии (Якобс Вячеслав Васильевич) on Official site of the Russian Orthodox Church (in Russian)
- Tallinna ja kogu Eesti metropoliit Kornelius (in Estonian)
- Message of Kornelius Mitropolitan of Tallinn and all Estonia
- ESTONIA: MOSCOW ORTHODOX CHURCH FINALLY REGISTERED (Keston News Service, 19 April 2002)