BirthdayMarch 24, 1909
BirthplaceBucharest, Romania

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Richard Wurmbrand

    Full name: Richard Wurmbrand
    Also known as: Richard Wurmbrand, Wurmbrand, Richard
    Professions: Romanian Jewish convert to Christianity; suffered imprisonment and torture

  2. Richard Wurmbrand Death information

    Died: Saturday, 17th of February, 2001 (Age: 91)

  3. Richard Wurmbrand Biography

    Template:Multiple issuesRichard Wurmbrand (March 24, 1909 – February 17, 2001) was a Romanian Christian minister of Jewish descent. He was a youth during a time of anti-Semitic activity in Romania, but it was later, after becoming a believer in Jesus Christ as Messiah, and daring to publicly say that Communism and Christianity were not compatible, that he experienced imprisonment and torture for his beliefs. After serving five years of a second prison sentence, he was ransomed for $10,000. His colleagues in Romania urged him to leave the country and work for religious freedom from a location less personally dangerous. After spending time in Norway and England, he and his wife Sabina, who had also been imprisoned, emigrated to America and dedicated the rest of their lives to publicizing and helping Christians who are persecuted for their beliefs. He wrote more than 18 books, the most widely known being Tortured for Christ. Variations of his works have been translated into more than 60 languages. He founded the international organization Voice of the Martyrs, which continues to aid Christians around the world who are persecuted for their faith.

  4. Richard Wurmbrand Family

    Spouse: Sabina Oster

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