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Savior or saviour may refer to:

  • A person who helps people achieve salvation, or saves them from something


  • Mahdi, the prophesied redeemer of Islam who will rule for seven, nine or nineteen years
  • Maitreya
  • Messiah, a saviour or liberator of a group of people, most commonly in the Abrahamic religions
  • Zoroastrian tradition envisions three future saviors, including Saoshyant, [sou-shyuhnt] a figure of Zoroastrian eschatology who brings about the final renovation of the world, the Frashokereti
  • Soter, derives from the Greek epithet σωτήρ (sōtēr), meaning a saviour, a deliverer
  • The Saviour (paramilitary organization) (Спас), a militant nationalist organization in Russia

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  • "Savior", a 2000 short science fiction story by Nancy Kress
  • Saviour (comics), a 1988 comic book published by Trident Comics
  • sAviOr, an alias for Ma Jae-Yoon, former professional StarCraft player in Korea
  • Windecker SAVIOR, an American unmanned aircraft

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