Notable Converts From Islam To Christianity


This List Contains A-Z Alphabetic Names Of Notable Converts From Islam To Christianity

Annhita Parsan, who fled Iran, has converted hundreds of Muslims in Europe to Christianity
Annhita Parsan, who fled Iran for he faith, has converted hundreds of Muslims in Europe to Christianity

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Rev. Manigun Sayed, the first Muslim convert in Manipur (born in 1965 and converted to Christianity in 1985), from Manipur, India
Nazli Sabri – Queen consort of Egypt; converted to Catholicism in 1950 and took the name “Mary Elizabeth”
Kyai Sadrach – Indonesian missionary
Begum Samru – powerful lady of north India, ruling a large area from Sardhana, Uttar Pradesh
Lukman Sardi – Indonesian actor; converted to Christianity after marriage
Mohamed Alí Seineldín – former Argentine army colonel who participated in two failed coup attempts against the democratically elected governments of both President Raúl Alfonsín and President Carlos Menem in 1988 and 1990
Saint Serapion of Kozheozersky – former Muslim of Tartar ancestry who converted to Christianity and founded the Kozheozersky Monastery in northern Russia
The Sibirsky family – foremost of many Genghisid (Shaybanid) noble families formerly living in Russia
Bilquis Sheikh – Pakistani author and Christian missionary
Bashir Shihab II – Lebanese emir (prince) who ruled Lebanon in the first half of the 19th century; his family was Sunni Muslim; some of them converted to Christianity at the end of the 18th century
The Shihab family – prominent Lebanese noble family who originally belonged to Sunni Islam and converted to Christianity at the end of the 18th century
Walid Shoebat – American author and former member of the PLO
Nasir Siddiki – Canadian evangelist, author, and business consultant
Amir Sjarifuddin – Indonesian socialist leader who later became the prime minister of Indonesia during its National Revolution
Skanderbeg – Albanian military leader; was forcibly converted to Islam from Christianity, but reverted to Christianity later in life
James Scurry – British soldier and statesman
Rudolf Carl von Slatin – Anglo-Austrian soldier and administrator in the Sudan
Albertus Soegijapranata – born in Surakarta, Dutch East Indies, to a Muslim courtier and his wife who later converted to Catholicism; the first native Indonesian bishop; known for his pro-nationalistic stance, often expressed as “100% Catholic, 100% Indonesian”
Patrick Sookhdeo – British Anglican canon
Maria Aurora von Spiegel (born Fatima) – Turkish mistress of Augustus II the Strong and the wife of a Polish noble

See Also: Notable Converts From Hinduism To Christianity

Hakan Taştan and Turan Topal – two Turkish Christian converts who went on trial in 2006, on charges of “allegedly insulting ‘Turkishness’ and inciting religious hatred against Islam”
Hary Tanoesoedibjo – Indonesian politician and businessman
Maria Temryukovna – Circassian princess, and second wife to Ivan IV of Russia; born in a Muslim upbringing; baptised into the Russian Orthodox Church on 21 August 1561
Tabaraji of Ternate – Indonesian sultan; converted to Roman Catholicism after 1534 and baptised with the name Dom Manuel
Casilda of Toledo – daughter of a Muslim king of Toledo (called Almacrin or Almamun); became ill as a young woman and traveled to northern Iberia to partake of the healing waters of the shrine of San Vicente; when she was cured, she was baptized at Burgos; venerated as a saint of the Catholic Church
Aman Tuleyev – Russian governor of Kemerovo Oblast

Top 200 Muslims Who Converted From Islam To Christianity – Part 1

Ubayd-Allah ibn Jahsh (Arabic: عبيد الله بن جحش) – brother of Zaynab bint Jahsh, brother in law and first cousin of Muhammad and one of the male Sahaba (companions of the Prophet); he has been cited as one of the four monotheistic hanifs by Ibn Ishaq who converted to Christianity after his migration to Abyssinia
Udo Ulfkotte – German journalist who was born a Christian, became an atheist, then converted to Islam and finally converted back to Christianity
Utameshgaray of Kazan – Khan of Kazan Khanate; was forced to convert to Christianity following the Siege of Kazan
Lyasan Utiasheva – Russian gymnast, convert to Eastern Orthodox Christianity

Julia Volkova – Russian singer and actress best known as a member of the Russian pop duo, T.A.T.u.

A-Z List Of Notable Converts From Judaism To Christianity

George Weah – Liberian soccer player (from Christianity to Islam back to Christianity)
Sigi Wimala – Indonesian model and actress, converted to Catholicism after marriage
Ibrahim Tunggul Wulung – Indonesian evangelist and missionary
Wu’erkaixi – Uyghur dissident known for his leading role during the Tiananmen protests of 1989

Muley Xeque (Arabic: مولاي الشيخ Mawlay al-Shaykh) – Moroccan prince, born in Marrakech in 1566; exiled in Spain, he converted to Roman Catholicism in Madrid and was known as Philip of Africa or Philip of Austria

Yadegar Moxammat of Kazan – last khan of Kazan Khanate
Mosab Hassan Yousef – son of a Hamas leader
Ramzi Yousef – Al Qaeda member; the main participant in the 1993 World Trade Center bombing and The Bojinka plot
Nania Kurniawati Yusuf – Indonesian singer, finalist of the first season of Indonesian Idol, 2004

Zaida of Seville – born an Iberian Muslim; was forced to convert to Christianity;[249] when Seville fell to the Almoravids, she fled to the protection of Alfonso VI of Castile, becoming his mistress, converting to Christianity and taking the baptismal name of Isabel
Zayd Abu Zayd – the last Almohad governor of Valencia, Spain; remained a loyal ally of James I; in 1236 he converted to Roman Catholicism, adopting the name of Vicente Bellvis, a fact which he kept secret until the fall of Valencia
Saye Zerbo – President of the Republic of Upper Volta (now Burkina Faso)

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