Charles Lwanga

1860 - 1886

Charles Lwanga

Charles Lwanga (Luganda: Kaloli Lwanga (1 January 1860 – 3 June 1886) was a Ugandan convert to the Catholic Church, who was martyred for his faith and is revered as a saint by both the Catholic Church and the Anglican Communion.A member of the Baganda tribe, Lwanga was born in the Kingdom of Buganda, the central and southern part of modern Uganda, and served as chief of the royal pages and later major-domo in the court of King Mwanga II of Buganda. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Lwanga has received more than 122,905 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,430th most popular religious figure.

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Among religious figures, Charles Lwanga ranks 1,430 out of 2,001Before him are Dwight L. Moody, Jean du Vergier de Hauranne, Franjo Kuharić, Anuruddha, François-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis, and Clodoald. After him are Caspar Schwenckfeld, Julian of Norwich, Bill W., Adrianus Johannes Simonis, Stephen I of Constantinople, and Ellen Church.

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Among people born in 1860, Charles Lwanga ranks 64Before him are Joan Maragall, Douglas Hyde, Katō Takaaki, Simon Dubnow, Carl Anton Larsen, and Charles Curtis. After him are Karel Kramář, Albert Kahn, Ottó Bláthy, Oda Krohg, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, and Kaarlo Castrén. Among people deceased in 1886, Charles Lwanga ranks 23Before him are Pierre-Jules Hetzel, Friedrich Ferdinand von Beust, Alexandre-Émile Béguyer de Chancourtois, Marco Minghetti, José Hernández, and Archduchess Maria Theresa of Austria-Este. After him are Jules Jamin, Richard Dadd, Adolphe Monticelli, Adolf Lüderitz, Duchess Agnes of Württemberg, and Tomás Villalba.

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In Uganda

Among people born in Uganda, Charles Lwanga ranks 5 out of 20Before him are Idi Amin (1923), Milton Obote (1925), Yoweri Museveni (1944), and Tito Okello (1914). After him are Mutesa II of Buganda (1924), Joseph Kony (1961), Godfrey Binaisa (1920), Yusuf Lule (1912), Apolo Nsibambi (1940), John Akii-Bua (1949), and Danny Faure (1962).