Augustin Schoeffler
Augustin Schoeffler (1822–1851) was a French saint and martyr in the Roman Catholic Church and a member of the Paris Foreign Missions Society. He was a priest in Lorraine who joined the Foreign Missio...
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Ngo Dinh Nhu
Ngô Đình Nhu ( listen; 7 October 1910 – 2 November 1963) was a Vietnamese archivist and politician. He was the younger brother and chief political advisor of South Vietnam's first president, Ngô ...
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Phạm Quỳnh
Phạm Quỳnh (December 17, 1892 – September 6, 1945) was a monarchist during the late Nguyễn Dynasty and supporter of adhering to traditional Vietnamese customs in the establishment of a constitut...
Ba Cut
Lê Quang Vinh (1923 – 13 July 1956), popularly known as Ba Cụt ("Cụt" in Vietnamese is "to cut" which refers to the finger he himself had partially severed; Ba (the number three in Vietnamese) refers ...
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Michael Hồ Đình Hy
Michael Hồ Đình Hy (胡廷西; 1808 – May 22, 1857) was a Vietnamese mandarin official who was martyred for his Roman Catholic belief during the persecutions by Emperor Tự Đức. He was canonized in 1988...
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Joseph Marchand
Joseph Marchand (August 17, 1803 – November 30, 1835) was a French missionary in Vietnam, and a member of the Paris Foreign Missions Society.Marchand was born in Passavant, in the Doubs department of ...
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Liu Shan (Ming dynasty)
Liu Shan (刘山), died 1427, was a general of the Ming dynasty era of Chinese history. The Emperor of China called upon him to lead a massive army to crush the Lam Sơn uprising in Vietnam, led by the lan...
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Jean-Louis Bonnard
Jean-Louis Bonnard (b. 1 March 1824 at Saint-Christôt-en-Jarret, Diocese of Lyon; beheaded 1 May 1852) was a French Roman Catholic missionary to Vietnam, one of the Martyrs of Vietnam, canonized in 19...
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Ngo Dinh Diem
Ngô Đình Diệm ( listen;  listen  ;3 January 1901 – 2 November 1963) was the first president of South Vietnam (1955–1963). In the wake of the French withdrawal from Indochina a...
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Théophane Vénard
Saint Jean-Théophane Vénard, M.E.P. (November 21, 1829 at Saint-Loup-sur-Thouet, Diocese of Poitiers, France – February 2, 1861 in Tonkin, Vietnam) was aFrench Catholic missionary to Indo-China....
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François-Isidore Gagelin
François-Isidore Gagelin (10 May 1799 – 17 October 1833) was a French missionary of the Paris Foreign Missions Society in Vietnam. He died a martyr, and became the first French martyr of the 19th cent...
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Pierre Dumoulin-Borie
Pierre-Rose-Ursule Dumoulin-Borie (20 February 1808 – 24 November 1838) was a French Catholic missionary priest and a member of the Paris Foreign Missions Society. He is a Catholic saint, canonized in...
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Jean-Charles Cornay
Saint Jean-Charles Cornay, M.E.P., (27 February 1809 – 20 September 1837) was a French missionary of the Paris Foreign Missions Society who was martyred in Vietnam. He was executed in Ha Tay, Tonkin, ...
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Ngô Đình Cẩn
Ngô Đình Cẩn (1911 – 9 May 1964) was a younger brother and confidant of South Vietnam's first president, Ngô Đình Diệm, and an important member of the Diệm government. Diệm put Cẩn in charge of centra...
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Andrew of Phu Yen
Blessed Andrew of Phu Yen (1624 – 26 July 1644) is known as the "Protomartyr of Vietnam." Baptized in 1641, he was a dedicated assistant to Jesuit missionaries and was thus arrested in the purge of Ch...
Nguyen Van Lem
Nguyễn Văn Lém (referred to as Captain Bảy Lốp) (killed 1 February 1968) was a member of the National Liberation Front who was summarily executed in Saigon by General Nguyen Ngoc Loan during the Tet O...
Andrew Dũng-Lạc
Andrew Dũng-Lạc (Anrê Trần An Dũng Lạc [aːnze˧ tɕən˨˩ aːn˧ zuŋ˧˥ lak˧˨], 1795 – 21 December 1839) was a Vietnamese priest executed by beheading in the reign of Minh Mạng. He is a saint and martyr of t...