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Westminster Abbey C20th martyrs
From the Gallery of 20th Century Martyrs at Westminster Abbey—l. to r. Mother Elizabeth of Russia, Rev. Martin Luther King, Archbishop Oscar Romero and Pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer

A martyr is a person who died or was killed because of their faith, for example Saint Stephen. One meaning of the word is "someone who dies for a particular cause", being used for people who die for any belief or idea.for example Bhagat Singh.

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