List of people who were executed


List of people who were executed

This is a list of people who were executed. The list is categorised by the crime causing the death penalty.

In order of date:

Murder

* Stanley Williams (d. 2005)
* Dhananjoy Chatterjee (d. 2004)
* Mamoru Takuma (d. 2004 [http://search.japantimes.co.jp/print/news/nn09-2004/nn20040915a5.htm] )
* Paul Jennings Hill (d. 2003)
* Stephen Wayne Anderson (d. 2002)
* Aileen Wuornos (d. 2002)
* LaGrand brothers (d. 2001) and armed robbery
* Juan Garza (d. 2001)
* Manny Babbitt (d. 1999)
* Billy Bailey (d. 1996)
* William Bonin (d. 1996)
* Jerry White (d. 1995)
* Flor Contemplación (d. 1995)
* Andrei Chikatilo (d. 1994)
* John Wayne Gacy (d. 1994)
* Charles Campbell (d. 1994)
* Robert Alton Harris (d. 1992)
* Ted Bundy (d. 1989)
* John Louis Evans (d. 1983)
* Gary Gilmore (d. 1977)
* Gwynne Owen Evans (d. 1964)
* Peter Anthony Allen (d. 1964)
* James Hanratty (d. 1962)
* Guenther Podola (d. 1959) last person hanged in UK for killing a policeman
* Charles Starkweather (d. 1959)
* Jack Gilbert Graham (d. 1957)
* Wilbert Coffin (d. 1956)
* Ruth Ellis (d. 1955) last woman hanged in Britain
* Barbara Graham (d. 1955)
* Styllou Christofi (d. 1954)
* Derek Bentley (d. 1953) pardoned
* John Christie (d. 1953)
* Timothy Evans (d. 1950) pardoned
* John George Haigh (d. 1949)
* Raymond Lisenba (d. 1942) last person hanged in California
* Bruno Hauptmann (d. 1936)
* Harry Pierpont (d. 1934)
* Giuseppe Zangara (d. 1933) assassination and attempted assassination of another
* Edith Thompson (d. 1923)
* Frederick Bywaters (d. 1923)
* Joe Hill (d. 1915)
* Dr. Hawley Harvey Crippen (d. 1910)
* William Kemmler (d. 1890)
* James Arcene (d. 1885) robbery and murder
* Ned Kelly (d. 1880) and bank robbery
* Noah Beauchamp (d. 1842)
* Jereboam O. Beauchamp (d. 1826)
* Jason Fairbanks (d. 1801)
* Laurence Shirley, 4th Earl Ferrers (d. 1760)
* Beatrice Cenci (d. 1599)

Assassination

* George Atzerodt (d. 1865) conspiracy
* John Bellingham (d. 1812)
* Charlotte Corday (d. 1793)
* Leon Czolgosz (d. 1901) assassination of US President William McKinley
* Sadegh Ghotbzadeh, (Iran, September 15, 1982) conspiracy
* Charles Guiteau (d. 1882) assassination of US President James A. Garfield
* David Herold (d. 1865) conspiracy
* Patrick Keppenne (d.2003) attempted assassination
* Albrecht Mertz von Quirnheim (d. 1944) attempted assassination
* Lewis Payne (d. 1865) conspiracy and attempted assassination
* Claus von Stauffenberg (d. 1944) attempted assassination
* Adam von Trott zu Solz (d. 1944)
* U Saw (d. 1948)
* Mary Surratt (d. 1865) conspiracy
* Alan Berg (d. 1984)

Political figures

Deposed leaders and families

* Saddam Hussein (d. 2006)
* Ignatius Kutu Acheamphong (d. 1979)
* Akwasi Afrifa (d. 1979)
* Friedrich Akel (d. 1941)
* Tsehafi Taezaz Aklilu Habte-Wold (d. 1974)
* Marie Antoinette (d. 1793) ruling class
* Ion Antonescu (d. 1946)
* Pedro Eugenio Aramburu (d. 1970)
* Joseph Bamina (d. 1965)
* Madame du Barry (d. 1793) ruling class
* Zulfikar Ali Bhutto (d. 1979)
* Maurice Bishop (d. 1983)
* Eugen Bolz (d. 1945)
* Elena Ceauşescu (d. 1989) ruling class
* Nicolae Ceauşescu (d. 1989)
* King Charles I of England (d. 1649)
* Samuel K. Doe (d. 1990)
* Alois Eliáš (d. 1942)
* Madame Elisabeth (d. 1793) ruling class
* Endelkachew Makonnen (d. 1974)
* Bogdan Filov (d. 1945)
* Lady Jane Grey (d. 1554) and heresy
* Ninian Home (d. 1795)
* Amir Abbas Hoveida (Iran, April 7, 1979)
* Agustín de Iturbide (d. 1823)
* Jüri Jaakson (d. 1942)
* Évariste Kimba (d. 1966)
* Long Boret (d. 1975)
* King Louis XVI of France (d. 1793)
* Patrice Lumumba (d. 1961)
* Francisco Macías Nguema (d. 1979)
* Alphonse Massamba-Débat (d. 1977)
* Maximilian of Mexico (d. 1867)
* Miguel Miramón (d. 1867)
* Francisco Morazán (d. 1842)
* Joachim Murat (d. 1815)
* Benito Mussolini (d. 1945)
* Imre Nagy (d. 1958)
* Mohammad Najibullah (d. 1996)
* Nicholas II and family (d. 1918)
* Jöran Persson (d. 1568)
* Vidkun Quisling (d. 1945)
* Nuri as-Said (d. 1958)
* Mohammad Musa Shafiq (d. 1979)
* Sisowath Sirik Matak (d. 1975)
* Aleksandar Stamboliyski (d. 1923)
* Ferenc Szálasi (d. 1946)
* Jozef Tiso (d. 1947)
* Diarra Traoré (d. 1985)
* Gualberto Villarroel (d. 1946)
* William Walker (d. 1860)
* William Wallace (d. 1305)
* Wen Tianxiang (d. 1283)

Political opponents

* Amir Sjarifuddin (d. 1948)
* Nikos Beloyannis (d. 1952)
* Lavrenty Beria (d. 1953)
* Dietrich Bonhoeffer (d. 1945)
* Jacques Pierre Brissot (d. 1793)
* Nikolay Bukharin (d. 1938)
* Francisco Caamaño (d. 1973)
* Wilhelm Canaris (d. 1945)
* Vladimír Clementis (d. 1952)
* Galeazzo Ciano (d. 1944)
* Georges Danton (d. 1794)
* Camille Desmoulins (d. 1794)
* Joseph Garang (d. 1971)
* Andreas Hofer (d. 1810)
* Milada Horáková (d. 1950)
* Lev Kamenev (d. 1935)
* Traicho Kostov (d. 1949)
* William Laud (d. 1645) and treason
* Pierre Laval (d. 1945)
* Olympe de Gouge (d. 1793)
* Antoine Lavoisier (d. 1794)
* Jean-Baptiste Lingani (d. 1989)
* Faisal bin Musa'id (d. 1975)
* Abdel Khaliq Mahjub (d. 1971)
* Mary Queen of Scots (d. 1587)
* Qazi Mohammad (d. 1947)
* Maurice Mpolo (d. 1961)
* Umar al-Mukhtar (d. 1931)
* Joseph Okito (d. 1961)
* Johan van Oldenbarnevelt (d. 1619)
* Hans Oster (d. 1945)
* Lucreţiu Pătrăşcanu (d. 1954)
* Patrick Henry Pearse (d. 1916)
* Nikola Petkov (d. 1947)
* László Rajk (d. 1949)
* Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury (d. 1541)
* Maximilien Robespierre (d. 1793)
* Aleksey Rykov (d. 1930)
* Karl Sack (d. 1945)
* Louis de Saint-Just (d. 1794)
* Ken Saro-Wiwa (d. 1995)
* Sophie Scholl (d. 1943)
* Bhagat Singh (d. 1931)
* Rudolf Slánský (d. 1952)
* Chris Soumokil (d. 1966)
* Abu Taher (d. 1976)
* Koçi Xoxe (d. 1949)
* Gregory Zinoviev (d. 1936)
* Henri Zongo (d. 1989)

Religious figures

See also: Christian martyrs
* Avvakum (d. 1682) religious dissent
* Saint Joan of Arc (b. 1431) heresy
* Bartholomew (d. 1st century)
* Giordano Bruno (d. 1600) heresy
* Thomas Cranmer (d. 1556) treason, heresy
* Ruud Draak (d. 1672) apostasy, blasphemy
* Jan Hus (b. 1415) heresy
* Jacob Hutter (d. 1536) heresy
* Saint James the Great (d. 44)
* Jesus of Nazareth (d. 30, 33, or 36) sedition
* John Lambert (b. 1538) heresy
* Hugh Latimer (b. 1555) heresy
* Sir Thomas More (d. 1535) treason, religious dissent
* Saint Paul (d. ≈64)
* Saint Peter (d. ≈64)
* Philip the Apostle (d. 80)
* Michael Servetus (d. 1553) heresy
* Edward Wightman (d 1612) heresy
* Lucilio Vanini (d. 1619) apostasy

Espionage

* Jack Agazarian (d. 1945)
* James J. Andrews (d. 1862)
* Yolande Beekman (d. 1944)
* Robert Benoist (d. 1944) and sabotage
* Denise Bloch (d. 1945)
* Guy Biéler (d. 1944) and sabotage
* Andrée Borrel (d. 1944) and sabotage
* Madeleine Damerment (d. 1944) and sabotage
* William Grover-Williams (d. 1945) and sabotage
* Nathan Hale (d. 1776)
* Mata Hari (d. 1917)
* Noor Inyat Khan (d. 1944)
* Cecily Lefort (d. 1945)
* Vera Leigh (d. 1944)
* John Kenneth Macalister (d. 1944)
* Gilbert Norman (d. 1944)
* Sonia Olschanezky (d. 1944)
* Frank Pickersgill (d. 1944)
* Eliane Plewman (d. 1944) and sabotage
* Lilian Rolfe (d. 1945) and sabotage
* Ethel and Julius Rosenberg (d. 1953)
* Diana Rowden (d. 1944) and sabotage
* Yvonne Rudelatt (d. 1945) and sabotage
* Roméo Sabourin (d. 1944) and sabotage
* Suzanne Spaak (d. 1944)
* Violette Szabo (d. 1945) and sabotage
* Hannah Szenes (d. 1944) and sabotage

War crimes and crimes against humanity

* Kurt Daluege (d. 1946)
* Adolf Eichmann (d. 1962)
* Hans Frank (d. 1946)
* Wijard Jelckama (d. 1523)
* Wilhelm Frick (d. 1946)
* Arthur Greiser (d. 1946)
* Saddam Hussein (d. 2006)
* Alfred Jodl (d. 1946)
* Ernst Kaltenbrunner (d. 1946)
* Wilhelm Keitel (d. 1946)
* Nguyen Van Lem a/k/a "Bay Lop" (d. 1968)
* Draža Mihailović (d. 1946)
* Vidkun Quisling (d. 1945)
* Joachim von Ribbentrop (d. 1946)
* Alfred Rosenberg (d. 1946)
* Fritz Sauckel (d. 1946)
* Arthur Seyss-Inquart (d. 1946)
* Julius Streicher (d. 1946)
* Hideki Tojo (d. 1948)
* Henry Wirz (d. 1865)

Prisoners of war

* Marc Bloch (d. 1944)
* Emilio De Bono (d. 1944)
* Davy Crockett (d. 1836)
* Maximilian Kolbe (d. 1941) volunteered himself in place of another
* Élise Rivet (d. 1945)
* Elisabeth de Rothschild (d. 1945)
* Nicolaus Rossini (d. 1943)

Treason

* Anthony Babington (d. 1586) treason
* John Brown (d. 1859) treason, murder, conspiracy
* Roger Casement, (d. 1916) treason, sabotage, espionage
* Paulo Correia (d. 1986) treason ("coup" attempt)
* Dragutin Dimitrijević (d. 1917) treason
* Guy Fawkes (d. 1606) treason and conspiracy
* Henri de Fleury de Coulan (d. 1666) treason
* John Hussey, 1st Baron Hussey of Sleaford (d. 1537) treason
* Baillie of Jerviswood (d. 1684) treason
* Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk (d. 1572) treason, political opponent
* William Joyce (d. 1946) treason, political broadcasts
* Michel Ney (d. 1815)
* Arnaldo Ochoa (d. 1989) treason
* Walter Raleigh (d. 1618) treason
* Chidiock Tichborne (d. 1586) treason
* Andrey Vlasov (d. 1946) treason
* William Wallace
* Perkin Warbeck (d. 1499) treason
* Genrikh Yagoda (d. 1938) treason

Other

* Abiye Abebe (d. 1974)
* Fred Akuffo (d. 1979)
* Alexander George Arbuthnot, hanged by Andrew Jackson 1818
* Mahmoud Asgari (d. 2005) sodomy
* Kevin Barlow (d. 1986) drug trafficking
* Anne Boleyn (d. 1536) adultery
* Brian Chambers (d. 1986) drug trafficking
* André Chénier (d. 1794), conspiracy, political writings
* Caryl Chessman (d. 1960) rape
* Olympe de Gouges (d. 1793) political writings
* Che Guevara (d. 1967) revolutionary
* Frank Fijneman (d. 1999) multiple rape
* Catherine Howard (d. 1542) adultery
* Zhila Izadi
* Aleksandr Kolchak (d. 1920)
* Marinus van der Lubbe (d. 1934) arson
* Kevin Malone
* Ayaz Marhoni (d. 2005) sodomy
* David Edward Mason
* Robert Lee Massie
* Timothy McVeigh (d. 2001) murder, terrorism
* Arthur Muntz (d. 1861) desertion
* Jacques Vincent Ogé (d. 1791) insurgency in Haiti
* Arndt Pekurinen (d. 1944) pacifism
* Viktor Pepelyayev (d. 1920)
* Atefeh Rajabi (Iran, September 17, 2004) sex with an older man
* Darrell Keith Rich
* Nicholas Ridley (b. 1555) heresy, political opponent
* Louis Riel (d. 1885) revolutionary
* Madame Roland (d. 1793) revolutionary
* Salem Ali Rubayyi (d. 1978)
* Sacco and Vanzetti (d. 1927), murder, revolutionaries
* Jaturun Siripongs
* Eddie Slovik (d. 1945) desertion
* Tiradentes (d. 1792) revolutionary
* Dick Turpin (d. 1739) robbery
* Van Tuong Nguyen, (d. 2005), drug trafficking

Groups:
* On March 5 1940, Stalin himself and other Soviet leaders signed the order to execute 25,700 Polish intelligentsia including 14,700 Polish prisoners of war.

* Concentration camps for Jews and other, "undesirables," also existed in Germany itself. Part of the systematic state-sponsored persecution and genocide of the Jews of Europe and North Africa along with other groups during World War II by Nazi Germany and collaborators.

ee also

*Capital punishment
*Capital punishment in Canada
*Capital punishment in the People's Republic of China
*Capital punishment in India
*Capital punishment in New Zealand
*Capital punishment in the United Kingdom
*Capital punishment in the United States
*Lists of people
*List of people executed by the Tudors

External links

* [http://people.smu.edu/rhalperi/victims.html USA Executions and Victims since 1977]


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