Alma Johansson Alma Johansson was a Swedish missionary who worked in the city of Mush in the Ottoman Empire at the beginning of the 20th century.
Aram Yerganian Aram Yerganian (Արամ Երկանեան; May 20, 1900 — August 2, 1934) was an Armenian revolutionary who was noted for his assassination of Bahattin Sakir and Fatali Khan Khoyski as an act of vengeance f...
Armin T. Wegner Armin Theophil Wegner (October 16, 1886 – May 17, 1978) was a German soldier and medic in World War I, a prolific author, and a human rights activist.
Arshavir Shirakian Arshavir Shirakian (also Shiragian, Արշավիր Շիրակեան; 1900 – April 12, 1973) was an Armenian writer who was noted for his assassination of Said Halim Pasha and Cemal Azmi as an act of veng...
Artin Boşgezenyan Artin Boşgezenyan was an Armenian deputy for Aleppo in the first, second and third Ottoman Parliaments of the Constitutional Era.
Aurora Mardiganian Aurora (Arshaluys) Mardiganian (Առորա Արշալոյս Մարտիկանեան; January 12, 1901, Çemişgezek, Mamuret-ül Aziz, Ottoman Empire - February 6, 1994, Los Angeles, California, USA) was an Armenian Amer...
Bodil Katharine Biørn Bodil Katharine Bioern (Bodil Biørn, 1871–1960), also known as Mother Katharine, was a Norwegian missionary.
Clarence Ussher Clarence Douglas Ussher (September 9, 1870 – September 20, 1955) was an American physician and missionary in the Van region during the Armenian Genocide, where he reported that 55,000 Armenians ...
Elizabeth Barrows Ussher Elizabeth Freeman Barrows Ussher (20 October 1873 – 14 July 1915) was a Christian missionary and a witness to the Armenian Genocide.
Elizabeth Freeman Ussher Elizabeth Freeman Barrows Ussher (20 October 1873 - 14 July 1915) was a Christian missionary and a witness to the Armenian Genocide.
Ernest Yarrow Ernest Alfred Yarrow (21 February 1876 – 26 October 1939) was a Christian missionary and a witness to the Armenian Genocide.
Faiz El-Ghusein Faiz El-Ghusein (فايز الغصين) (1883-1968) was a sheikh from the Hauran, and a former official of the Turkish Government.
Fred D. Shepard Fred Shepard (11 September 1855 – 18 December 1915) was an American physician who witnessed the Armenian Genocide.
Frederick G. Coan Frederick G. Coan (23 May 1859 – 23 March 1943) was a Christian missionary who was a witness to the Armenian Genocide.
George E. White (missionary) George Edward White (October 14, 1861 – April 27, 1946) was an American Congregationalist missionary and pastor.
Gourgen Yanikian Gourgen Mkrtich Yanikian (Գուրգեն Մկրտիչ Եանիկեան, December 24, 1895 – February 29, 1984) was an Armenian American author, engineer and an Armenian Genocide survivor, who assassinated two Turkis...
Grigoris Balakian Grigoris Balakian (Գրիգորիս Պալագեան) 1875 – 8 October 1934), was an bishop of the Armenian Apostolic Church, in addition to being a survivor and memoirist of the Armenian Genocide.
Halide Edip Adıvar Halide Edip Adıvar or Halide Edib Adivar (Ottoman Turkish: خالده اديب sometimes spelled Halidé Edib in English) (1884– 9 January 1964) was a Turkish novelist and nationalist and fem...
Henry H. Riggs Henry H. Riggs was a Christian missionary stationed in Kharpert during the Armenian Genocide.
Henry Morgenthau, Sr. Henry Morgenthau (with a /t/; April 26, 1856 – November 25, 1946) was a lawyer, businessman and United States ambassador, most famous as the American ambassador to the Ottoman Empire during the ...
Hrachia Acharian Hrachia Hakobi Acharian was a prominent Armenian linguist, etymologist and philologist, Professor, Academic of Armenian Academy of Sciences, a member of French Linguistic Association and Czecho...
Hrachia Adjarian Hrachia Adjarian (TAO: Հրաչեայ Աճառեան Hračʿeay Ačaṙean, RAO: Հրաչյա Աճառյան Hračʿya Ačaṙyan, March 8, 1876 - April 16, 1953) was an Armenian linguist, etymologist, philologist, professo...
Jakob Künzler Jakob Künzler (March 8, 1871 – January 15, 1949) was a Swiss who resided in an oriental mission in Urfa and who witnessed the Armenian Genocide.
Jesse B. Jackson Jesse Benjamin Jackson (November 19, 1871 – December 4, 1947) was a United States consul and an important eyewitness to the Armenian Genocide.
Karapetê Xaço Karapetê Xaço or Karabêtê Xaço or Gerabêtê Xaço (Կարապետ Խաչո) (September 3, 1900 or 1903 or 1908 - January 15, 2005), was an Armenian singer of traditional Kurdish dengbêj music.
Karen Jeppe Karen Jeppe (1876–1935) was a Danish missionary and social worker, known for her work aid worker with Ottoman Armenian refugees and survivals of the Armenian Genocide, mainly widows and orphans,...
Komitas Vardapet Soghomon Gevorgi Soghomonyan (Սողոմոն Գևորգի Սողոմոնյան), commonly known as Komitas Vardapet (Կոմիտաս Վարդապետ by Western Armenian transliteration also Gomidas Vartabed) or simply ...
Krikor Balakian Krikor Balakian (Armenian Գրիգորիս Պալագեան) 1875 – 8 October 1934), was an Armenian bishop, an eyewitness to the Armenian Genocide and a witness at the trial in Berlin against Soghomon Te...
Leslie Davis Leslie A. Davis (1876–1960) was an American diplomat and wartime US consul to Harput, Ottoman Empire from 1914 to 1917, who witnessed the Armenian Genocide.
Lewis Einstein Lewis David Einstein (March 15, 1877 in New York City - December 4, 1967 in Paris, France) was an American diplomat and historian.
Ludwig Maximilian Erwin von Scheubner-Richter Ludwig Maximilian Erwin von Scheubner-Richter or Max Scheubner-Richter, born Ludwig Maximilian Erwin Richter (9 January 1884 - 9 November 1923) was an early member of the Nazi party.
Maria Jacobsen Maria Jacobsen (November 6, 1882 – April 6, 1960) was a Danish missionary and a key witness to the Armenian Genocide.
Mary Louise Graffam Mary Louise Graffam (May 11, 1871 – August 17, 1921) was an American teacher, high school principal, Christian missionary, and an important witness to the Armenian Genocide.
Max Erwin von Scheubner-Richter Ludwig Maximilian Erwin von Scheubner-Richter or Max Scheubner-Richter, born Ludwig Maximilian Erwin Richter (9 January 1884 - 9 November 1923) was an early member of the Nazi party.
Naim Bey Naim Bey was an Ottoman official, chief secretary of the Deportation Committee in Aleppo.
Nellie Miller-Mann Nellie Miller Mann was a prominent member of the Mennonite Church and a renowned figure in the Near East Relief, an organization to assist refugees of war and massacre in and around the Middle East.
Oscar S. Heizer Oscar S. Heizer (February 2, 1869 - August 1, 1956) was an American diplomat who served in various posts as Consul General in the Ottoman Empire.
Pailadzo Captanian Pailadzo Captanian was a survivor of the Armenian Genocide and an author.
Paul Wolff Metternich Paul Graf Wolff Metternich zur Gracht (December 5, 1853 - 1934) was a Prussian and German ambassador in London (1901-1912) and Constantinople (1915-1916).
Rafael de Nogales Méndez Rafael Inchauspe Méndez, known as Rafael de Nogales Méndez, (San Cristóbal,Táchira, October 14, 1879 – Panama City, July 10, 1936) was a Venezuelan soldier, adventurer and writer who serve...
Ruth A. Parmelee Ruth Azneve Parmelee (3 April 1885 – 15 December 1973) was a Christian missionary and a witness to the Armenian Genocide.
Sarah Aaronsohn Sarah Aaronsohn (5 January 1890 – 9 October 1917) was a member of Nili, a ring of Jewish spies working for the British in World War I, and a sister of notable botanist Aaron Aaronsohn.
Soghomon Tehlirian Soghomon Tehlirian (Սողոմոն Թեհլերեան (classical), Սողոմոն Թեհլերյան (reformed); April 2, 1897 – May 23, 1960) was an Armenian Genocide survivor who assassinated the former Ottoman prime minister (grand vizier) Talaat Pasha in Berlin in the presence of...
Stanley Kerr Stanley Elphinstone Kerr was an American humanitarian, clinical biochemist and educator.
Süleyman Nazif Süleyman Nazif (1870, Diyarbakır–January 4, 1927, Istanbul/Constantinople) was an eminent Ottoman Turkish poet.
Tacy Atkinson Tacy Atkinson (July 3, 1870 – December 1, 1937) was an American Christian missionary who served in the Ottoman Empire during World War I and the Armenian Genocide.
Turane Jutu Turane Jutu (1880–1932) was a Turkish officer who witnessed the Armenian Genocide occurring.
Vahram Alazan Vahram Alazan was an Armenian poet, writer and public activist, the First Secretary of the Writers Union of Armenia from 1933 to 1936.
Walter M. Geddes Walter Mackintosh Geddes (November 13, 1885 – November 7, 1915) was an American businessman who was an important witness to the Armenian Genocide.
Witnesses and testimonies of the Armenian Genocide Witnesses and testimony of the Armenian Genocide provide an important and valuable insight into the events during and after the Armenian Genocide. The Armenian Genocide was prepared and carried out by the Ottoman government in 1915 and the following years.