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20th-century Protestant martyrs

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  1. Dietrich Bonhoeffer

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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    Lutheran theologian

  2. Roger Youderian

    Roger Youderian

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    Martyred Christian missionary to Ecuador

  3. Manche Masemola

    Manche Masemola

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    Manche Masemola (1913–28) is a Christian martyr, of the Pedi tribe, who lived in Marishane, a small village near Polokwane (then still called Pietersburg), in South Africa. German and then English missionaries had worked in the Transvaal for several decades and by the early twentieth century there was a Pedi Christian minority which was widely viewed with distrust by the remainder of the tribe who still practiced the traditional tribal religion.


  4. Janani Luwum

    Janani Luwum

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    Janani Jakaliya Luwum (c. 1922 – 17 February 1977), was the Archbishop of the Church of Uganda from 1974 to 1977 and one of the most influential leaders of the modern church in Africa. He was murdered in 1977 by either Idi Amin personally or by Amin's henchmen.


  5. Dusty Miller (martyr)

    Dusty Miller (martyr)

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    "Dusty" Miller was a British P.O.W. in Thailand on the Burma Railway during Second World War. His life and death is attested to in Ernest Gordon's autobiographical work Through the Valley of the Kwai (also published under the titles To End All Wars and Miracle on the River Kwai).


  6. Lucian Tapiedi

    Lucian Tapiedi

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    Papua New Guinea saint

  7. Jim Elliot

    Jim Elliot

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    Martyred Christian missionary to Ecuador

  8. Ed McCully

    Ed McCully

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    Theophilus "Ed" McCully (1927 – Jan. 8, 1956) was an evangelical Christian missionary to Ecuador who, along with four other missionaries, was killed while attempting to evangelize the Huaorani people, through efforts known as Operation Auca.


  9. Mehdi Dibaj

    Mehdi Dibaj

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    Mehdi Dibaj (1935 – June/July 1994) was an Iranian Christian convert from Sunni Islam, pastor and Christian martyr.


  10. Nate Saint

    Nate Saint

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    Martyred Christian missionary to Ecuador

  11. Wang Zhiming

    Wang Zhiming

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    Chinese Christian martyr

  12. Haik Hovsepian Mehr

    Haik Hovsepian Mehr

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    Iranian bishop

  13. Paul Schneider (pastor)

    Paul Schneider (pastor)

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    German minister

  14. Murder of John and Betty Stam

    Murder of John and Betty Stam

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    John Cornelius Stam (January 18, 1907 – December 8, 1934) and Elisabeth Alden Scott Stam, aka, "Betty" (February 22, 1906 – December 8, 1934) were American Christian missionaries to China, with the China Inland Mission, during the Chinese Civil War. The missionary couple was murdered by Communist Chinese soldiers in 1934.


  15. Chet Bitterman

    Chet Bitterman

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    Chet Bitterman (c. 1953-1981) was an American linguist and Christian missionary who was kidnapped and killed by revolutionaries of the 19th of April Movement (M-19) in Colombia in 1981.


  16. George Carleton Lacy

    George Carleton Lacy

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    George Carleton Lacy (Chinese: 力宣德; Pinyin: Lì Xuāndé; Foochow Romanized: Lĭk Sŏng-dáik; December 28, 1888 - December 11, 1951) was an American Methodist missionary and the last Methodist Bishop in Mainland China.


  17. Paul Carlson

    Paul Carlson

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    Paul Carlson (March 31, 1928 – November 24, 1964) was an American physician and medical missionary who served in Wasolo, a town in what is now the Democratic Republic of the Congo. He originated from Rolling Hills Covenant Church in Southern California, which is a member of the Evangelical Covenant Church denomination. He was killed in 1964 by rebel insurgents after being falsely accused of being an American spy.


  18. Pete Fleming

    Pete Fleming

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    Peter Sillence Fleming (Nov 23, 1928 – Jan. 8, 1956) was an evangelical Christian who was one of five missionaries killed while participating in Operation Auca, an attempt to evangelize the Huaorani people of Ecuador.


  19. Kaj Munk

    Kaj Munk

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    Danish playwright




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