Wingurich or Winguric (flourished in 4th century AD), also known as Wingureiks, Wingourichos, also Jungeric was a Gothic reiks under the Thervingian chieftain Athanaric who played a prominent role in the Gothic persecution of Christians. Around 375 he burned Gothic Christians to death in the Crimea, who were later sanctified as martyrs by the Christian church.

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  • Heather, Peter (2003). The Visigoths from the Migration Period to the Seventh Century: An Ethnographic Perspective. Boydell & Brewer Ltd. p. 454. Retrieved 30 November 2014.
  • Wolfram, Herwig (1990). History of the Goths. University of California Press. p. 82-83, 96. Retrieved 30 November 2014.