Holocaust (disambiguation)

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Holocaust literally means "completely consumed by fire, originally applied to burnt sacrifices". The term can refer to:

Genocides

  • The Holocaust, a genocide perpetrated by the Nazis, that killed between 4 and 6 million people, the majority of whom were Jews
  • Armenian Holocaust, the Ottoman government's systematic extermination of its minority Armenian subjects during and after World War I
  • Ukrainian Holocaust or Holodomor, a genocide and man-made famine perpetrated by the Communists in the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic in 1932 and 1933, that killed up to 7.5 million Ukrainians
  • Sikh Holocaust, either of two 18th century mass killings by Afghanis of Sikhs in the Punjab region, that resulted in 30,000 to 40,000 deaths

Other uses

Holocausto

"Holocausto" is the word used in several languages (such as Spanish or Portuguese) to name the Holocaust. The term is used as well in:

See also