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Timeline of Twentieth century saints

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*1900 [[Martyrs of China|Martyrdom of Orthodox Christians]] in Chinese Boxer Rebellion (Yihetuan Movement). *1903 Death of Venerable Cornelius, monk of Krypets Monastery, [[January 10]]*1905 Death of Parthenios Koudouma Monastery, [[July 10]]; [[Apostolos Makrakis]]. *1907 Death of [[Ilia <big>This article is reserved to develop saints and personalities relating to the Righteous]], [[July 20]] *1908 Death of [[John of Kronstadt]].twentieth century</big>*1909 Death of [[Alexis of Wilkes-Barre]], [[May 7]].*1912 Death of [[Nicholas of Japan]].{{Inprogress}}*1914 Death of [[Maxim Sandovich]], [[August 6]]*1915 Death of [[Raphael of Brooklyn]].*1917-40 [[w:Persecution of Christians in the Soviet Union|Persecution of the Orthodox Church in Russia]] begins, with 130,000 priests arrested, 95,000 of whom were executed by firing squad.*1917 Martyrdom of hieromartyr [[John Kochurov]] *1918 Tsar Refer to [[Nicholas II Timeline of Russia]] murdered together with his wife [[Alexandra Romanov|Alexandra]] and children; :[[Elizabeth the New Martyr]], [[July 18]]; :[[Vladimir (Bogoyavlensky) of Kiev and Gallich|St. Vladimir]]; [[January 25]]; :[[Theophanes (Il'minskii) of Solikamsk|St. Theophanes]], [[December 11]]; :Saints of Ivangorod: Dimitry (Chistoserdov) and Alexander (Volkov), [[December 26]]; :Sergy (Florinsky) of Rakvere, [[December 17]];:Hieromartyr Michael the priest, [[January 3]] :Hieromartyrs John Piankov and Nicholas Yakhontov priests, [[January 5]]:Hieromartyrs Alexander and Demetrius priests, [[January 8]]: Hieromartyrs Nikodim, bishop of Belgorod and Arcadius deacon, [[January 10]]*1919 Death of Saints of Tartu: Platon (Kulbush) bishop of Tallinn, Michael (Bleive) and Nicholas (Bezhanitsky), [[January 1]]: Hieromartyrs Tikhon, archbishop of Voronezh and with him 160 martyred priests, [[January 9]]*1919-1922 [[w:Greco<!-Turkish War (1919-1922)|Greco-Turkish War]]; [[wSUGGESTION:Pontic Greek Genocide|Pontic Greek Genocide]] eliminates the Christian population of Trebizond.*1920 Death of [[Nektarios of Aegina]]; :Evmenios of Koudouma Monastery, [[July 10]]: Hieromartyr Alexander priest, [[January 10]]*1922 Death of Metr. [[Bejamin (Kazansky) of Petrograd and Gdovsk]], [[July 31]].*1923 Death of Agafangel (Preobrazhensky) of Yaroslavl,[[October 3]]*1924 Death of [[Arsenios the Cappadocian]], [[November 10]]*1925 Death of [[Tikhon of Moscow]]; St. [[Jonah of Manchuria]], Bishop of Hankou (1922-1925); *1928 Death of Hieromartyr Innocentius [[January 6]]*1930 Michael the priest [[January 7]]:Hieromartyrs Nicolas priests and Michael deacon [[January 8]]*1931 Death of Nicholas (Siimo) priest of Kronstadt, [[April 5]].*1932 Death of [[Papa-Nicholas (Planas) of Athens]];*1936-37 Many Russian Orthodox Clerics die Dont do two articles in Joseph Stalin's [[w:Great Purge|Great Purge]].*1937 Disappearance of Fr. [[Alexander Hotovitzky]], martyred; :Karp (Elb), [[September 11]].:Hieromartyr deacon Sergius [[January 3]]:Hieromartyrs Leonidas bishop of Mariysk, Andrew bishop of Ufa, Alexander priest, Anthisa, Makaria and Valentina, [[January 8]] : Virgin-Martyr Antonina, [[January 9]]: New Hieromartyrs Theoctistus, Leonid priests, [[January 10]]*1938 Death of [[Silouan the Athonite]];:Hieromartyrs Demetrius and Theodore priests [[January 4]]:New Hieromartyr Nicetas bishop of Belevsk, [[January 3]]:Hieromartyrs Basil priest, Macarius and John [[January 5]]:Venerable Isaac of Optina, [[January 8]]:Hieromartyrs Gregory priest and Virgin-martyrs Augusta and Mary, Martyr Agrippina, [[January 8]]: New Hieromartyr Aretha priest, [[January 10]]: Hieromartyr Theodosius priests, [[January 11]]*1940 Death of Hieromartyr Leontius deacon, [[January 3]] *1941 Martyrdom of [[Gorazd (Pavlik) of Prague]] by Nazis; [[Platon of Banja Luka]], [[May 5]]; [[Petar (Zimonjić) of Dabar-Bosna]], *1941-45 Croatian [[w:Ustaše|Ustasa]] terrorists kill 500,000 Orthodox Serbs, expel 250,000 and force 250,000 to convert to [[Roman Catholic Church|Catholicism]]parallel because mistakes will happen. *1942 Death of [[Joanikije (Lipovac) of Montenegro]], [[July 20]]:New Hieromartyr Sergius priest [[January 6]]*1943-44 Hundreds of Orthodox priests of Finish the [[Church of Ukraine|Ukrainian Orthodox Church]] eliminated, tortured first article and drowned by Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists - [[w:Ukrainian Insurgent Army|Ukrainian Rebel Army]], aided by [[Eastern Catholic Churches|Uniate]] Metr. Josyf Slipyj who was a spiritual leader of Nazi military units that were later condemned by the Nuremberg tribunal, and who was imprisoned by Soviet authorities for aiding then create the UPAsecond. *1945-90 Persecution of the [[Church of Albania|Orthodox Church in Albania]].*1945 Death of [[Arseny (Chagovtsov) of Winnipeg]], [[October 4]].*Death of Virgin-martyr Mary, [[January 12]] .*1947 Death of [[Alexis (Kabaliuk) of Carpathia|Alexei Kabalyiuk]].*1948 Death of [[Savvas the New of Kalymnos]].*1949 Death of [[Seraphim of Viritsa]], [[March 21]].*1950 Death of Venerable Laurence of Chernigov, [[January 11]]*1956 Death of [[Nikolai Velimirovic]], [[March 18]].*1957 Death of John (Maisuradze) of Georgia, [[January 21]] *1959 Death of [[George (Karslidis) of Drama]], [[November 4]].*1960 Death of [[Anthimos of Chios]] [[February 15]]; John (Iacob) the Romanian (the Hozevite),[[August 5]]; George-John (Mkheidze) of [[Georgia]], [[January 21]]*1964 Death of [[Varnava Nastic]], [[November 12]].*1966 Death of [[John (Maximovitch) the Wonderworker]], Archbishop of Shanghai and San Fransisco, [[July 2]].*1970 Death of Archpriest [[Stefan Wu Zhiquan]] .<ref></ref>, the new martyr.*1975 Death of Papa-[[Dimitris (Gagastathis)]].*1979 Death of [[Mathushka|matushka]] [[Olga Michael]], [[November 8]]; [[Justin Popovich]]; Archimandrite Philoumenos, [[November 16]];*1980 Death of Elder [[Philotheos (Zervakos)]] of Paros.*1982 Death of [[Seraphim Rose]]*1983 Death of Elder [[Arsenios the cave-dweller of Mt. Athos]].*1991 Death of Elder [[Porphyrios (Bairaktaris) the Kapsokalivite]]; (Evangelos (Bairaktaris)), [[February 7]].*1992 Deaths of [[Gabrielia (Papayannis)]] and [[Chrysanthi of Andros]].*1993 Canonization of [[Chrysostomos (Kalafatis) of Smyrna]].*1994 Death of Elder [[Paisios (Eznepidis)]] of Mt. [[Athos]], [[July 12]].*1995 Death of Eldress [[Macrina of Volos]]; [[Gerasimos (Papadopoulos) of Abydos]], [[June 12]].*1998 Death of Elder [[Ephraim of Katounakia]].*2000 Death of Fr. [[Grigory Zhu]], September.

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