Martyrs of Korea

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There are 103 martyrs in this group, priests, missionaries and lay people who died in the early days of the Church in Korea. Most were murdered during waves of persecutions in 1839, 1846 and 1867. They include -

  • Agnes Kim Hyoju
  • Alex U Seyong
  • Andrew-Chong Kwagyong (catechist)
  • Anna Kim
  • Anna Pak A-gi
  • Anna Pak Agi
  • Anthony Daveluy (bishop)
  • Anthony Kim Son-u
  • Augustine Pak Chong-won
  • Augustine Yi Chin-gil
  • Augustine Yi Kwang-hon
  • Barbara Ch’oe Yong-i
  • Barbara Han Agi
  • Barbara Kim
  • Barbara Kwon Hui
  • Barbara Yi Chong-hui
  • Barbara Yi
  • Bartholomew Chong Munho
  • Catherine Chong Ch’oryom
  • Catherine Yi
  • Charles Cho Shin-ch’ol
  • Charles Hyon Songmun
  • Columba Kim Hyo-im
  • Columba Kim
  • Damianus Nam Myong-hyog (catechist)
  • Damien Nam Myong-hyok
  • Francis Ch’oe Hyong-hwan
  • Ignatius Kim Chejun (catechist)
  • Jacob Chastan (priest)
  • John Baptist Chong Chang-un (catechist)
  • John Baptist Nam Chongsam
  • John Baptist Yi Kwangnyol (catechist)
  • John Nam Chong-sam
  • John Pak
  • John Yi Kwong-hai
  • John Yi Munu
  • John Yi Yunil (catechist)
  • Joseph Chang Chugi (priest)
  • Joseph Chang Songjib
  • Joseph Im Ch’ibaeg
  • Joseph Peter Han Wonso (catechist)
  • Juliet Kim (virgin)
  • Justin de Bretenières (priest)
  • Lawrence Han Ihyong (catechist)
  • Lawrence Imbert (bishop)
  • Lucia Kim
  • Lucia Park Huisun
  • Ludovicus Beaulieu (priest)
  • Luke Hwang Soktu
  • Magalena Ho Kye-im
  • Magdalene Cho
  • Magdalene Kim Obi
  • Magdalene Pak Pongson (widow)
  • Magdalene Son Sobyog
  • Magdalene Yi Yong-hui
  • Maria Park K’unagi
  • Maria Won Kwi-im (virgin)
  • Maria Yi Indog
  • Maria Yi Yonhui
  • Mark Chong Uibae (catechist)
  • Martha Kim
  • Martin Luke Huin (priest)
  • Mary Yi Yon-hui
  • Paul Ho
  • Paul Hong Yongju (catechist)
  • Perpetua Hong Kumju (widow)
  • Peter Aumaitre (priest)
  • Peter Ch’oe Hyong (catechist)
  • Peter Cho Kwaso
  • Peter Chong Wonji
  • Peter Henricus Dorie (priest)
  • Peter Hong Pyongju
  • Peter Kwon Tugin
  • Peter Maubant (priest MEP)
  • Peter Nam Kyongmun (catechist)
  • Peter Ryau
  • Peter Son Sonji (catechist)
  • Peter Y Taech’ol
  • Peter Yi Hoyong
  • Peter Yi Myongs
  • Peter Yu Chongyul (catechist)
  • Peter Yu Tae-Chol
  • Protasius Chong Kurbo
  • Rosa Kim (widow)
  • Sebastian Nam
  • Simon Berneux (bishop)
  • Stephen Min Kukka (catechist)
  • Susanna U Surim
  • Teresa Kim Imi
  • Teresa Kim
  • Teresa Yi Mae-im
  • Thomas Son Chason

Died

Canonized

MLA Citation

  • “Martyrs of Korea“. Saints.SQPN.com. 20 September 2014. Web. 30 September 2014. <>