Jesus: and the twelve apostles

Matthew: Suffered martyrdom in Ethiopia, killed by a sword wound.

Mark: Died in Alexandria, Egypt, after being dragged by horses through the streets until he was dead.

Luke: Was hanged in Greece as a result of his tremendous preaching to the lost.

John: Faced martyrdom when he was boiled in huge basin of boiling oil during a wave of persecution in Rome. However, he was miraculously delivered from death. John was then sentenced to the mines on the prison island of Patmos. He died as an old man, the only apostle to die peacefully.

Peter: He was crucified upside down on an x-shaped cross. According to church tradition it was because he told his tormentors that he felt unworthy to die in the same way that Jesus Christ had died.

James: Just “The Leader” of the church in Jerusalem, he was thrown over a hundred feet down from the southeast pinnacle of the Temple when he refused to deny his faith in Christ. When they discovered that he survived the fall, his enemies beat James to death with a fuller’s club. James the Great
James was ultimately beheaded at Jerusalem.

Bartholomew: Also known as Nathaniel, he was a missionary to Asia. He witnessed for our Lord in present day Turkey. Bartholomew was martyred for his preaching in Armenia where he was flayed to death by a whip.

Andrew: He was crucified on an x-shaped cross in Patras, Greece. After being whipped severely by seven soldiers, they tied his body to the cross with cords to prolong his agony. He continued to preach to his tomentors for two days until he expired.

Thomas: Thomas was stabbed with a spear in India during one of his missionary trips to establish the church in the sub-continent.

Jude: Was killed with arrows when he refused to deny his faith in Christ.

Matthias :The apostle chosen to replace the traitor Judas Iscariot, was stoned and then beheaded.