List of Famous Martyrs People
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List of Famous Martyrs

List of famous martyrs, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top martyrs in the world? This includes the most prominent martyrs, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable martyrs is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic martyrs were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned martyrs.

List people range from Thomas Becket to Saint Peter.

From reputable, prominent, and well known martyrs to the lesser known martyrs of today, these are some of the best professionals in the martyr field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous martyrs ever?" and "What are the names of famous martyrs?" then you're in the right place. (27 items)

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    Birthplace: Tarsus, Turkey
    Profession: Missionary, Prophet, Tentmaker, Writer
    Cause Of Death: Decapitation
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    Age: Died at 19 (1412-1431)
    Birthplace: Domrémy-la-Pucelle, France
    Profession: Military Leader
    Cause Of Death: Death by burning
    Place Of Death: Rouen, France
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    Age: Died at 52 (1118-1170)
    Birthplace: Cheapside, United Kingdom
    Profession: Priest, Bishop
    Schools: Merton Priory, University of Paris
    Cause Of Death: Assassination
    Place Of Death: Canterbury, United Kingdom
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    Birthplace: Bethsaida, Syria
    Profession: Bishop, Fisherman
    Cause Of Death: Crucifixion
    Place Of Death: Rome, Italy
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    Age: Died at 67 (1489-1556)
    Birthplace: Aslockton, United Kingdom
    Profession: Priest, Diplomat
    Schools: University of Cambridge, Jesus College, Cambridge, Magdalene College, Cambridge
    Cause Of Death: Death by burning
    Place Of Death: Broad Street, Oxford
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    Age: Died at 46 (1369-1415)
    Birthplace: Husinec, Czech Republic
    Profession: Priest, Philosopher
    Schools: Charles University in Prague
    Cause Of Death: Death by burning
    Place Of Death: Konstanz, Germany
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