Prosper Bernard
Prosper Bernard, S.J. (in Chinese: 那士荣; pinyin: Nà Shì Róng) (May 25, 1902 – March 18, 1943) was a Canadian Jesuit priest who was executed in China in 1943.In 1935, he became a Jesuit priest o...
Wang Fengge
Wang Fengge (王凤阁; 1895–1937) was born in Tonghua, Jilin, China. In 1914 Wang Fengge graduated from the Donghua Normal School, and had studied traditional martial arts as a young man. In 1922 he ...
Saburo Aizawa
Saburo Aizawa (Japanese: 相沢 三郎 - Aizawa Saburō) (September 6, 1889 – July 3, 1936) was a Japanese soldier born in Iwate Prefecture.He reached the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel. He assassinated ...
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Leonard Siffleet
Leonard George (Len) Siffleet (14 January 1916 – 24 October 1943) was an Australian commando of World War II. Born in Gunnedah, New South Wales, he joined the Second Australian Imperial Force in ...
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Bill Newton
William Ellis (Bill) Newton, VC (8 June 1919 – 29 March 1943) was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest decoration for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can b...
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An Jung-geun
Ahn Jung-Geun or An Jung-geun ([andʑuŋɡɯn]; September 2, 1879 – March 26, 1910; Baptismal name: Thomas) was a Korean independence activist, nationalist, and pan-Asianist.On October 26, 1909, he assass...
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Hugh Seagrim
Major Hugh Paul Seagrim GC DSO MBE (1909–1944), nicknamed "Grandfather Longlegs", was a famous leader of Karen rebels, fighting Japanese invaders in Burma during the Second World War.His brother was D...
Kiyotaka Katsuta
Kiyotaka Katsuta (勝田 清孝, Katsuta Kiyotaka, August 29, 1948 – November 30, 2000) was a Japanese serial killer and thief.
Katsuta committed several murders and robbed several houses before b...
Lance Newnham
Temporary Colonel Lanceray Arthur Newnham GC MC (3 August 1889 – 18 December 1943), known as Lance or Lan Newnham, was a British Army officer. He was posthumously awarded the George Cross for the gall...
Seisaku Nakamura
Seisaku Nakamura (中村 誠策, Nakamura Seisaku, ca.1924 - ca.1943) was a Japanese man convicted for serial killings in his teenage years. He is also known as Hamamatsu Deaf Killer. He was convicted...
Daisuke Namba
Daisuke Namba (難波 大助, Nanba Daisuke, November 7, 1899 – November 15, 1924) was a Japanese student who tried to assassinate the Prince Regent Hirohito in the Toranomon Incident on December 27, ...
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Mateen Ansari
Captain Mateen Ahmed Ansari GC (c. 1915 – 29 October 1943) of the 5th Battalion, 7th Rajput Regiment, in the Indian Army during World War II, and member of the British Army Aid Group was awarded the G...
Tomioka Makoto
Makoto Tomioka (富岡 誠, Tomioka Makoto, January 1, 1897 - October 15, 1926) was a Japanese author and anarchist. He was also known as Tetsu Nakahama (中浜 哲, Nakahama Tetsu). He was a memb...
Ikki Kita
Ikki Kita (北 一輝, Kita Ikki, 3 April 1883 – 19 August 1937) (real name: Kita Terujirō (北 輝次郎)) was a Japanese author, intellectual and a political philosopher who was active in early-Shōwa peri...
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Akira Nishiguchi
Akira Nishiguchi (西口 彰, Nishiguchi Akira, December 14, 1925 – December 11, 1970) was a Japanese serial killer and fraudster. He is most known for being able to confuse Japanese police into bel...
Huang Yiguang
Huang Yiguang (黄逸光) took part in one of a number of assassination attempts on the life of the Chinese politician Wang Jingwei, during the Japanese occupation of China (1937–1945). An aviator and explo...
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Lionel Matthews
Lionel Colin Matthews GC, MC (15 August 1912 – 2 March 1944) was an Australian Army Signals Corps officer posthumously awarded the George Cross in recognition of his gallant and distinguished services...
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Choe Sang-rim
Choe Sang-rim(Korean: 최상림) (17 November 1888 – 6 May 1945) was a Korean independence movement activist, Presbyterian priest, and educator during the Korea's independence movement.
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An (Korean name)
Ahn, also romanized An, is a Korean family name. Its literal meaning is "tranquility," from the Hanja character 安. In 2000, there were 637,786 people bearing this surname in South Korea [1], making...
Yoshio Kodaira
Yoshio Kodaira (小平 義雄, Kodaira Yoshio, January 28, 1905 – October 5, 1949) was a Japanese rapist and serial killer. He killed one person in 1932 and was later sentenced to death after being co...
Alexandra Kim
Alexandra Petrovna Kim (Russian: Александра Петровна Ким; Korean: 김알렉산드라; February 22, 1885 – September 16, 1918) was a Korean revolutionary political activist. Having joined the Bolsheviks in 191...
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John Alexander Fraser (GC)
Major John Alexander Fraser GC MC and Bar (12 February 1896–29 October 1943) was a British colonial officer who was posthumously awarded the George Cross, the highest British (and Commonwealth) ...
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Douglas Ford (GC)
Captain Douglas Ford (1918-1943) was a Royal Scots officer and British prisoner of war in World War II, who was posthumously awarded the George Cross for conspicuous gallantry. His citation was publi...
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Genzo Kurita
Genzo Kurita (栗田 源蔵, Kurita Genzō, November 3, 1926 – October 14, 1959) was a Japanese serial killer who murdered eight people.
Kurita murdered two girlfriends in February 1948. On August ...
Shūsui Kōtoku
Denjirō Kōtoku (幸徳 傳次郎, Kōtoku Denjirō, November 5, 1871 – January 24, 1911), better known by the nom de plume Shūsui Kōtoku (幸徳 秋水, Kōtoku Shūsui), was a Japanese socialist and ...
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Norio Nagayama
Norio Nagayama (永山 則夫, Nagayama Norio, June 27, 1949 – August 1, 1997) was a Japanese spree killer and novelist.
Nagayama was born in Abashiri, Hokkaido and grew up in a broken home. He mo...
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Lee Bong-chang
Lee Bong-chang (August 10, 1900 - October 10, 1932) was a Korean independence activist during the Japanese occupation of Korea. In 1932, he attempted unsuccessfully to assassinate Japanese emperor Hir...
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Cai Gongshi
Cai Gongshi (Chinese: 蔡公時; pinyin: Cài Gōngshí; Wade–Giles: Tsai Gongshi, May 1, 1881 - May 3, 1928) was a Kuomintang emissary killed by Japanese soldiers during the Jinan Incident. Accord...
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Satarō Fukiage
Satarō Fukiage (吹上 佐太郎, Fukiage Satarō, February 1889 – September 28, 1926) was a Japanese rapist and serial killer. He killed at least seven girls. He murdered his first victim in 1906, and k...
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