Martyrs of Otranto
Antonio Primaldo and his companion martyrs, also known as the Martyrs of Otranto, were 813 inhabitants of the Salentine city of Otranto in southern Italy who were killed on August 14, 1480. The mass e...
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Sahibzada Fateh Singh
Sahibzada Fateh Singh was the youngest of Guru Gobind Singh's four sons. He and his older brother, Sahibzada Zorawar Singh are among the most hallowed martyrs in Sikhism. He is also known as Baba Fa...
Haqiqat Rai
Haqiqat Rai or Haqiqat Rai Puri was an 18th-century teenager from Sialkot, who was executed in Lahore (Mughal Empire) for refusing to convert to Islam. He is variously presented as a Hindu or a Sahajd...
Saint Roderick
Saint Roderick (Rudericus, (Spanish: San Rodrigo) (died March 13, 857 AD) is venerated as one of the Martyrs of Córdoba. Tradition states that he was a Christian priest of Cabra who had two broth...
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Sol Hachuel
Sol Hachuel (1817, Tangier–1834, Fes) was a Jewish heroine, who was publicly beheaded when she was 17 years old. She was executed for alleged apostasy from Islam—apparently without ever having c...
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Bhai Dayala
Bhai Dyala ji (variously spelt as Bhai Dayala, Bhai Diala, Punjabi: ਭਾਈ ਦਿਆਲਾ ਜੀ, Hindi: भाई दयाला जी)(died 1675) was one of the earliest Martyrs to the Sikh faith. Along with his companions...
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Guru Tegh Bahadur
Guru Tegh Bahadur (Punjabi: ਗੁਰੂ ਤੇਗ਼ ਬਹਾਦਰ, [ɡʊru teɣ bəhɑdʊɾ]; 1 April 1621 – 11 November 1675,), also known as Hind-di-Chaadar (Protector of India) became the 9th Guru of Sikhs on 16 April...
Aurelius and Natalia
Aurelius and Natalia (died 852) were Christian martyrs who were put to death during the reign of Abd ar-Rahman II, Emir of Córdoba, and are counted among the Martyrs of Córdoba.Aurelius was the son of...
Athanasios Diakos
Athanasios Diakos (Greek: Αθανάσιος Διάκος; 1788 – 24 April 1821) was a Greek military commander during the Greek War of Independence, considered a venerable national hero in Greece.
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Bhai Sati Das
Bhai Sati Das (died 1675) along with his elder brother Bhai Mati Das is one of the greatest martyrs in Sikh history. Bhai Sati Das and his elder brother Bhai Mati Das were followers of ninth Sikh Guru...
Teodor Komogovinski
Saint and Holy Martyr Theodore of Komogovo (Serbian: свети мученик Теодор (Сладић) комоговински, Teodor Komogovinski; 18th century) is a Serbian Orthodox saint (holy martyr), who served as a monk ...
Mona Mahmudnizhad
Mona Mahmudnizhad (September 10, 1965 - June 18, 1983) was an Iranian Bahá'í who, in 1983, together with nine other Bahá'í women, was sentenced to death and hanged in Shiraz, Iran because of her membe...
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Saint Philotheos
Saint Philotheos (died 5 May 1380) was a Coptic Orthodox martyr and saint.Philotheos was born in Durunka, in the province of Assiut. He was tortured by the Muslims in an attempt to force him to renoun...
Banda Singh Bahadur
Banda Singh Bahadur (born Lachman Dev, also known as Banda Bairagi, Banda Bahudar, Lachman Das and Madho Das) (27 October 1670 – 9 June 1716, Delhi) was a Sikh military commander.At age 15 he left hom...
Saint Bashnouna
Saint Bashnouna (died 19 May 1164) was an Egyptian saint and martyr.According to his hagiography, Bashnouna was a monk in the Monastery of Saint Macarius the Great in Scetes. He was arrested by the Fa...
Bhai Mati Das
Bhai Mati Das (Punjabi: ਭਾਈ ਮਤੀ ਦਾਸ) is one of the greatest martyrs in Sikh history. He along with his younger brother Bhai Sati Das and Bhai Dyal Das, all disciples of the ninth Sikh Guru, Guru T...
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Sahibzada Zorawar Singh
Sahibzada Zorawar Singh (Punjabi: ਸਾਹਿਬਜ਼ਾਦਾ ਜ਼ੋਰਾਵਰ ਸਿੰਘ) was the third of Guru Gobind Singh's four sons. He and his younger brother, Sahibzada Fateh Singh are among the most hallowed martyrs in ...
Daniel Pearl
Daniel Pearl (October 10, 1963 – February 1, 2002) was a journalist with American and Israeli citizenship. He was kidnapped by Pakistani militants and later murdered in Pakistan.Pearl was kidnapped wh...
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Yevgeny Rodionov
Yevgeny Aleksandrovich Rodionov (Russian: Евгений Александрович Родионов; 23 May 1977 - 23 May 1996) was a Russian soldier who was taken prisoner and later murdered in Chechen captivity for his re...
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Martyrdom of Guru Tegh Bahadar
Guru Tegh Bahadur (Punjabi: ਗੁਰੂ ਤੇਗ਼ ਬਹਾਦਰ, [ɡʊru teɣ bəhɑdʊɾ]; 1 April 1621 – 11 November 1675,), also known as Hind-di-Chaadar (Protector of India) became the 9th Guru of Sikhs on 16 April...
Nunilo and Alodia
Saints Nunilo and Alodia (died c. 842/51) were a pair of child martyrs from Huesca. Born of a mixed marriage, they eschewed the Islam of their father in favour of their mother's Christianity. They wer...
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