History Hop Tags - Executed

Executed - Notable Historical Events

Richard the LionheartSep 3, 1189

William WallaceAug 23, 1305

Anne BoleynMay 17, 1536

Guy FawkesNov 5, 1605

Oliver CromwellJan 30, 1661

VoltaireMar 9, 1765

NapoleonFeb 20, 1810

Louis RielMar 4, 1870

Mata HariOct 15, 1917

Fidel CastroOct 13, 1960

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Executed - Historical Events
Date Event
180-07-17

6 inhabitants of Scillium in North Africa are executed for being Christians. Earliest record of Christianity in that part of the world.

476-08-28

Orestes, father of Emperor Romulus Augustulus is captured and executed by Odoacer and his followers

1079-04-11

Bishop Stanislaus of Krakow is executed by order of Bolesław II of Poland.

1189-09-03

Richard the Lionheart is crowned in Westminster. 30 Jews are massacred after the coronation - Richard ordered the perpetrators be executed.

1268-10-29

Conradin, the last legitimate male heir of the Hohenstaufen dynasty of Kings of Germany and Holy Roman Emperors, is executed along with his companion Frederick I, Margrave of Baden by Charles I of Sicily, a political rival and ally to the hostile Roman Catholic church.

1283-10-03

Dafydd ap Gruffydd, prince of Gwynedd in Wales, becomes the first person executed by being hanged, drawn and quartered.

1305-08-23

William Wallace, Scottish patriot, is executed for high treason by Edward I of England.

1405-06-08

Richard le Scrope, Archbishop of York and Thomas Mowbray, Earl of Norfolk, are executed in York on Henry IV's orders.

1419-07-30

First defenestration of Prague: anti-Catholic Hussites, followers of executed reformer Jan Hus, storm the Prague town hall and throw the judge, mayor and several city council members (either 7 or 13) out the windows. They all either died in the fall or were killed by the crowd outside.

1478-02-18

George, Duke of Clarence, convicted of treason against his older brother Edward IV of England, is privately executed in the Tower of London.

1481-08-30

2 Latvian monarchs executed for conspiracy to Polish king Casimir IV

1497-06-24

Cornish traitors Michael An Gof and Thomas Flamank are executed at Tyburn, London.

1521-05-17

Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham, is executed for treason.

1527-01-05

Felix Manz, a leader of the Anabaptist congregation in Zürich, is executed by drowning. (b. 1498)

1536-05-17

Anne Boleyn's 4 "lovers" executed

1542-08-28

Turkish-Portuguese War (1538-1557) - Battle of Wofla: the Portuguese are scattered, their leader Christovão da Gama is captured and afterwards executed.

1547-01-19

Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, executed in the Tower of London for treason

1553-07-09

Lady Jane Grey, daughter of the Duke of Suffolk, is proclaimed queen of England in succession to Edward VI, who died three days earlier having proclaimed both his half-sisters illegitimate. She reigned for nine days before being deposed by Mary Tudor, who had Jane executed the following February.

1605-11-05

Gunpowder Plot; attempt to blow up King James I while he opened Parliament. Plot discovered and Guy Fawkes caught and tortured. He and seven others were later executed

1640-11-11

Thomas Wentworth, Earl of Strafford, impeached by the House of Lords on the evidence of John Pym, and imprisoned in the Tower of London; he was later executed.

1647-05-26

Alse Young becomes the first person executed as a witch in the American colonies, when she is hanged in Hartford, Connecticut.

1661-01-30

Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England is ritually executed after having been dead for two years.

1671-04-30

Petar Zrinski, the Croatian Ban from the Zrinski family, is executed.

1695-11-20

Zumbi, the last of the leaders of Quilombo dos Palmares in early Brazil and ex-slave, is executed.

1699-02-04

350 rebellious Streltsi executed in Moscow

1722-04-22

19 VOC "komplotteurs" in Batavia executed

1726-05-09

Five men arrested during a raid on Mother Clap's molly house in London are executed at Tyburn.

1739-04-07

Dick Turpin executed in England for horse stealing

1751-08-24

Thomas Colley executed in England for drowning supposed witch

1757-03-14

On board HMS Monarch (his own flagship), British Admiral John Byng is executed by firing squad for neglecting his duty "Pour encourager les autres".

1765-03-09

After a public campaign by the writer Voltaire, judges in Paris posthumously exonerate Jean Calas of murdering his son. Calas had been tortured and executed in 1762 on the charge, though his son had actually committed suicide.

1793-01-21

Louis XVI of France is executed by the guillotine in Paris, following his conviction for high treason.

1799-01-17

Maltese patriot Dun Mikiel Xerri, along with a number of other patriots, was executed.

1810-02-20

Andreas Hofer, Tyrolean patriot and leader of rebellion against Napoleon's forces, executed.

1811-07-30

Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, leader of the Mexican insurgency, is executed by the Spanish in Chihuahua, Mexico.

1848-08-18

Camila O'Gorman and Ladislao Gutierrez are executed on the orders of Argentine dictator Juan Manuel de Rosas.

1848-11-09

Robert Blum, a German revolutionary and MP (Liberal), is executed in Vienna.

1858-01-14

French Emperor Napoleon III escapes attempt on his life by Felice Orsini, an Italian patriot who was later executed

1864-09-27

Centralia Massacre (Missouri): 24 unarmed Union soldiers captured and executed by "Bloody Bill" Anderson/Frank

1869-11-16

Hamiora Pere is hanged at the Terrace Gaol, Wellington and is the only New Zealander to have been executed after being convicted of treason

1870-03-04

On command of Louis Riel, Thomas Scott is executed by a firing squad. Riel rejects all appeals and requests to intervene in an attempt to demonstrate to the Canadian government that the Metis must be taken seriously

1878-12-18

John Kehoe, the last of the Molly Maguires is executed in Pennsylvania.

1887-11-11

Anarchist Haymarket Martyrs August Spies (b. 1855), Albert Parsons (b. 1848), Adolph Fischer (b. 1858) and George Engel (b. 1836) are executed.

1890-08-06

At Auburn Prison, New York murderer William Kemmler becomes first person to be executed by electric chair.

1894-05-21

22-year-old French Anarchist Émile Henry is executed by guillotine.

1896-12-30

José Rizal is executed by firing squad in Manila.

1914-08-19

German army executed 150 Belgians by firing squad

1914-09-08

Private Thomas Highgate becomes the first British soldier to be executed for desertion during WW1

1915-10-11

Despite international protest, Edith Cavell, and English nurse in Belgium, is executed by the Germans for aiding the escape of Allied prisoners

1916-05-03

Irish Nationalists Patrick Pearse, Thomas MacDonagh and Thomas Clarke are executed by firing squad following their involvement in the Easter Rising

1916-05-04

Ned Daly, Willie Pearse, Michael O'Hanrahan and Joseph Plunkett are executed by British authorities following the Easter Rising, at Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin

1916-05-08

Irishmen Eamon Kent, Michael Mallin, Con Colbert and Sean Houston are executed by British authorities following the Easter Rising at Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin

1916-05-12

James Connolly and Sean McDermott are executed following their involvement in the Easter Rising in Dublin

1917-10-15

World War I: At Vincennes outside of Paris, Dutch dancer Mata Hari is executed by firing squad for spying for Germany.

1918-09-03

5 soldiers hanged for alleged participation in Houston riot (or Camp Logan riot); in all 19 mutineers were executed.

1922-11-28

6 ex-minsters executed in Greece

1925-11-06

British secret agent Sidney Reilly ('Ace of Spies') is executed by the OGPU, the secret police of the Soviet Union.

1937-11-01

Stalinists executed by shooting Pastor Paul Hamberg and seven members of Azerbaijan's Lutheran community (including three women).

1941-07-07

Nazis executed 5,000 Jews in Kovono, Lithuania

1942-05-07

Nazi decree orders all Jewish pregnant women of Kovno Ghetto executed

1942-07-13

5,000 Jews of Rovno Polish Ukraine, executed by nazis

1942-08-08

6 convicted Nazi saboteurs who landed in US executed in Washngton, DC

1942-08-15

5 hostages executed by Nazis in St-Michielsgestel

1942-09-21

116 hostages executed by Nazis in Paris

1943-02-22

Members of White Rose are executed in Nazi Germany.

1944-04-05

World War II: 270 inhabitants of the Greek town of Kleisoura are executed by the Germans.

1944-06-06

Nazi troops executed 96 prisoners by firing squad

1944-08-09

12 workers of Dutch illegal paper "Trouw" executed at Camp Vught

1944-09-05

5 resistance fighter executed in Terneuzen

1944-11-28

In reprisal 40 Dutch men are executed by Nazis

1945-03-06

117 SD-prisoners executed at Savage Farm

1945-03-08

53 Amsterdammers executed by nazi occupiers

1945-03-12

30 Amsterdammers executed by nazi occupiers

1945-04-08

Nazi occupiers executed, Nazi general Christiansen flees Netherlands

1945-10-06

Memorial for executed unveiled in Terbregge

1946-06-01

Ion Antonescu, Romanian soldier and politician convicted of war crimes, is executed.

1948-05-04

The Hague Court of Justice convicts Nazi SS officer in the Netherlands Hans Rauter of Crimes against Humanity (executed 24 March 1949)

1957-01-11

Mass-murderer Jack Gilbert Graham is executed via the Gas Chamber.

1957-02-18

Dedan Kimathi, a Kenyan rebel leader is executed by the British colonial government.

1960-10-13

Opponents of Fidel Castro executed in Cuba

1964-10-26

Eric Edgar Cooke becomes last person in Western Australia to be executed.

1967-02-03

Ronald Ryan, the last person to be executed in Australia, is hanged in Pentridge Prison, Melbourne.

1969-01-27

9 Jews publically executed in Damascus Syria

1972-04-10

20 days after he was kidnapped in Buenos Aires, Oberdan Sallustro is executed by communist guerrillas.

1972-05-06

Deniz Gezmiş, Yusuf Aslan and Hüseyin İnan are executed in Ankara for attempting to overthrow the Constitutional order.

1974-11-23

60 Ethiopia government officials executed

1976-07-10

One American and three British mercenaries are executed in Angola following the Luanda Trial.

1977-09-10

Hamida Djandoubi, convicted for torture and murder, is the last person to be executed by Guillotine in France.

1979-04-04

Ex-President Zulfikar Ali Bhutto of Pakistan is executed.

1979-10-26

Park Chung-hee, President of South Korea is assassinated by KCIA head Kim Jae-kyu. Choi Kyu-ha becomes the acting President; Kim is executed the following May.

1982-12-07

In Texas, Charles Brooks, Jr. becomes the first person to be executed by lethal injection in the US.

1984-11-02

Capital punishment: Velma Barfield becomes the first woman executed in the United States since 1962.

1990-07-03

Liberian President, Samuel Kanyon Doe offers to resign in response to rebel incursions in his country; he will later be kidnapped and executed

1994-02-14

Andrei Chikatilo, a Russian serial killer is executed by shooting.

1996-05-21

The Trappist Martyrs of Atlas are executed.

1998-02-03

Karla Faye Tucker is executed in Texas becoming the first woman executed in the United States since 1984.

1999-07-08

Allen Lee Davis is executed by electrocution by the state of Florida, the last use of the electric chair for capital punishment in Florida.

2001-06-11

Timothy McVeigh is executed for his role in the Oklahoma City bombing.

2004-05-16

The Day of Mourning at Bykivnia forest, just outside of Kiev, Ukraine. Here during 1930s and early 1940s communist bolsheviks executed over 100,000 Ukrainian civilians.

2005-12-02

Van Tuong Nguyen is executed in Singapore for drug trafficking.

2006-10-28

Funeral service for the peace of the executed at Bykivnia forest, outside of Kiev, Ukraine, with reburial of 817 Ukrainian civilians (out of some 100,000) executed by Bolsheviks at Bykivnia in 1930s - early 1940s.

2007-01-15

Barzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti, former Iraqi intelligence chief and half-brother of Saddam Hussein, and Awad Hamed al-Bandar, former chief judge of the Revolutionary Court, are executed by hanging in Iraq.

2012-12-29

200 people are executed by the Syrian army in Homs

2016-02-11

North Korea army chief Ri Yong-gil said to be executed

2016-08-31

South Korea Says Top North Korean Official Executed

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Executed - Notable Birthdays

Charles INov 19, 1600

Executed - Birthdays
Date Event
1538-03-10

Thomas Howard, Duke of Norfolk; executed by Queen Elizabeth (1572)

1600-11-19

Charles I, King of England (1625-49); executed by Parliament

1915-09-28

Julius Rosenberg, NYC, 1st US civilian executed for espionage

1953-12-29

Stanley Tookie Williams, American author/murderer (executed 2005)

1967-9-10

Oliver Krekel, Fog²- Revenge of the Executed

1970-9-24

Martin Brunnett, Fog²- Revenge of the Executed

1977-03-17

Cecilia Miljiker, The Executed

Executed - Notable Deaths

StilichoAug 22, 408

Thomas CromwellJul 28, 1540

Francisco PizarroJun 26, 1541

Guy FawkesJan 31, 1606

Agustín de IturbideJul 19, 1824

Maximilian IJun 19, 1867

Ned KellyNov 11, 1880

H. H. HolmesMay 7, 1896

Jose Protacio RizalDec 30, 1896

Mata HariOct 15, 1917

Anastasia NikolaevnaJul 17, 1918

Nicholas IIJul 17, 1918

Louis BuchalterMar 4, 1944

GuevaraOct 9, 1967

Ted BundyJan 24, 1989

John Wayne GacyMay 10, 1994

Executed - Deaths
Date Event
31-09-18

Sejanus, Roman head of praetorian guard, executed

69-12-22

Aulus Vitellius, Roman Emperor for 8 months, executed by the troops of his successor Vespasian in Rome

388-08-28

Magnus Maximus, Spanish West Roman Emperor (383-88), executed

408-08-22

Flavius Stilicho, West Roman field leader (395-408), executed at 48

468-12-18

Huna Mari bar Mar Zutra, rabbi, executed in Pumpedita

1141-12-29

Yue Fei, Chinese general, executed

1226-11-14

Frederick of Isenberg, German politician (executed) (b. 1193)

1268-10-29

Conradin, Duke of Swabia (executed) (b. 1252)

1283-01-09

Wen Tianxiang, Prime Minister of China (executed) (b. 1236)

1397-09-21

Richard FitzAlan, 11th Earl of Arundel, English military leader (executed) (b. 1346)

1400-01-05

John Montacute, 3rd Earl of Salisbury, English politician (executed) (b. ca. 1350)

1400-01-16

John Holland, 1st Duke of Exeter, English politician (executed) (b. 1352)

1403-07-23

Thomas Percy, 1st Earl of Worcester, English rebel (executed) (b. 1343)

1440-12-22

Bluebeard, pirate, executed

1460-12-31

Edmund, Earl of Rutland, brother of Kings Edward IV of England and Richard III of England (executed) (b. 1443)

1464-05-17

Thomas de Ros, 10th Baron de Ros, English politician (executed) (b. 1427)

1471-05-04

Edmund Beaufort, 4th Duke of Somerset, English military commander (executed)

1478-02-18

Duke of Clarence, privately executed and reputedly drowned in a butt of Malmsey wine

1495-02-10

William Stanley, Engl lord chamberlain, executed for conspiracy

1502-05-06

James Tyrrell, alleged murderer of the Princes in the Tower (executed)

1505-12-18

John IX van Horne, prince-bishop of Lieges, executed

1535-04-29

John Houghton, English, executed

1535-07-06

Sir Thomas More, philosopher, author (Utopia) and statesman, executed (beheaded) for treason at 57

1540-07-28

Thomas Cromwell, King Henry VIII's chief minister, executed

1541-06-26

Francisco Pizarro, Spanish conquistador who conquered the Inca Empire is assassinated in Lima by the son of his former companion and later antagonist, Diego Almagro the younger. Almagro is later caught and executed.

1547-01-24

Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, executed for treason

1554-02-23

Henry Grey, Duke of Suffolk, Lady Jane Grey's father, executed

1555-02-09

Rowland Taylor, English pastor (executed) (b. 1510)

1559-03-14

Jacques d'Auchy, Walloon baptist merchant, executed

1570-07-03

Antonio Paleario, Italian humanist, executed by inquisition at 67

1570-07-25

Ivan Viskovati, chancellor of Russia, executed

1571-06-01

John Story, English Catholic martyr, executed at Tyburn by being hung, drawn and quartered

1572-06-02

Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk, executed at 36

1580-11-21

Willem Van Hoorn, baron of Heze, governor of Brussels, executed

1586-09-20

Anthony Babington, page/conspirator to Mary Stuart, executed at 24

1587-07-06

Michael Lauterbeck, assassinated Fries viceroy Willem Louis, executed

1593-05-29

John Penry, English congressionalist, executed

1594-06-03

Michel Renichon, priest, executed

1596-12-08

Luis de Carabajal, 1st Jewish author in America, executed in Mexico

1599-09-11

Beatrice Cenci, Italian noblewoman executed for planned fratricide (b. 1577)

1601-02-25

Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, executed for treason against Elizabeth I

1606-01-31

Guy Fawkes, convicted in the "Gunpowder Plot", executed at 35

1606-05-03

Henry Garnet, English Jesuit (executed) (b. 1555)

1632-12-20

Nicolas Antoine, French cath pastor who converted to Judaism, executed

1642-09-12

Cinq Mars, French plotter, executed

1649-03-09

Henry Rich, 1st Earl of Holland, English soldier (executed) (b. 1590)

1661-01-17

Andres Malong, Philippines rebel leader, executed

1661-01-19

Thomas Venner, Fifth Monarchist (executed) (b. 1799)

1671-06-16

Stenka Razin, Cossack rebel leader, tortured & executed in Moscow

1674-11-24

Franciscus van Enden, Flemish jesuit/free thinker, executed at 72

1683-12-25

Kara Mustafa Pasha Turkish grand-vizier (1676-83) and Ottoman general, executed. (b. 1634)

1685-07-15

James Scott, Duke of Monmouth, illegitimate son of Charles 2, executed

1697-03-26

Godfrey McCulloch, Scottish politician and murderer (executed) (b. 1640)

1716-06-09

Banda Bahadur, Sikh military commander (executed)

1719-09-19

Frans Anneessens, Belgian merchant/lord of the manor, executed at 59

1721-12-22

Nathaniel Hawes, tortured & executed in England for robbery

1732-06-03

Pieter Vuyst, Dutch gov-gen of Ceylon, executed

1738-07-15

Alexander Voznitsyn, Rus Naval officer converted to Judaism, executed

1738-07-15

Baruch Leibov, converted Russian Naval officer to Judaism, executed

1738-12-22

Constantia Jones, British prostitute (executed)

1757-03-14

John Byng, English Admiral executed by firing squad at 52 for for neglecting his duty in defence of Minorca

1759-01-03

Marquis & Marquess of Tavora, Portugese nobles, executed

1760-04-16

Laurence, 4th Earl Ferrers, executed for murder of his steward

1775-01-11

Yemelyan Pugachov, Don Cossack rebel, executed by tsarist Russia

1776-06-27

Thomas Hickey, plan to hand George Washington to British, executed

1777-12-12

Reverend Benjamin Russen, executed at Tyburn England for rape

1794-04-23

Guillaume-Chrétien de Lamoignon de Malesherbes, French statesman (executed) (b. 1721)

1795-10-03

Tula, leader Curacaose slave uprising, executed

1799-11-22

Baroness van Dorth, orangist, executed

1803-09-20

Robert Emmet, Irish nationalist, executed

1804-03-21

Louis-Antoine-Henri de Bourbon-Condé, duc d'Enghien (executed) (b. 1772)

1810-02-20

Andreas Hofer, milt leader (fought Napoleon's France), executed at 42

1811-07-27

Miguel Hidalgo y Castilla, Mexican priest/freedom fighter, executed

1811-07-31

Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, Mexican hero priest, executed by Spanish

1815-10-13

Joachim Murat, marshal of France/King of Naples (1808-15), executed

1815-12-22

Jose Maria Morelos, Mexican revolutionary priest executed by Spaniards

1824-07-19

Agustín de Iturbide [crowned Agustin I], Mexican army general, politician and the 1st emperor of Mexico is executed by firing squad at 40

1826-12-15

William Browser, revolting slave, executed in NYC

1829-01-28

William Burke, murderer/body snatcher, executed in Edinburgh

1865-11-10

Henry Wards, Confederate prison supt, executed for excessive cruelty

1867-06-19

Maximilian I of the Mexican Empire is executed by firing squad in Querétaro, Querétaro at 34

1880-11-11

Ned Kelly, Australian outlaw and bushranger, executed at 25

1885-01-26

Charles George Gordon, Brit gov-gen (Sudan), executed at 51

1892-11-15

Thomas Neill Cream, Scottish serial killer, is executed at 42

1896-05-07

H. H. Holmes [Herman Webster Mudgett], American serial killer executed by hanging at 34

1896-12-30

Jose Protacio Rizal, Filippino nationalist and novelist ('Noli Me Tángere', 'El Filibusterismo') is executed by firing squad at 35

1899-03-20

Martha M Place, of Bkln, becomes 1st woman to be executed in an electric chair.

1902-01-17

Gideon Scheepers, South Africa Boer leader, executed

1906-02-23

Johann Hoch, US murderer, executed

1909-10-13

Francisco Ferrer, Spanish anarchist, executed

1910-03-26

An Jung-geun, Korean assassin of Ito Hirobumi (executed) (b. 1879)

1910-11-23

Hawley H Crippen, doctor/murderer, executed

1912-10-04

Gen Zeledon, Nicaraguan opponent of US occupation, is executed

1914-08-23

Felix Fivet, Belgian baby, executed by German troops at 3 weeks

1915-10-12

Edith L Cavell, British nurse, executed by Germans in Belgium (WW II)

1915-11-19

Joe Hill, Labor leader/songwriter, executed for murder

1916-04-01

Gabrielle Petit, Belgian resistance fighter, executed

1916-07-27

Charles Fryatt, British capt of SS Brussels, executed by Germans, dies

1916-08-03

Sir Roger Casement, an Ulster Protestant and ardent Irish nationalist, executed by the British at 51

1917-09-20

Herbert Morris, Jamaican deserter in France, executed at 17

1917-10-15

Mata Hari, Dutch dancer/German spy, executed by firing squad in Paris

1917-11-14

William Smith, British deserter in France, executed at 20

1918-07-17

Aleksei N Romanov, son and heir of Russian Tsar Nicholas II, executed at 13

1918-07-17

Anastasia Nikolaevna, daughter of Tsar Nicholas II, executed at 17

1918-07-17

Nicholas II Alexandrovich, last Tsar of Russia, executed at 50

1918-09-03

Fanya Kaplan, Russian who shot at Lenin on Aug 30th, executed

1920-02-07

Alexander Koltsjak, adm/leader Russian counter-revolutionary, executed

1924-02-08

Gee John, US mobster (1st executed in gas chamber-Nevada), dies

1927-08-23

Nicola Sacco & Bartolomeo Vanzetti, executed in Mass

1934-06-30

Ernst Rohm, German staff member, executed at 46

1936-01-16

Albert Fish, American serial killer, executed at 65

1936-04-03

Bruno Hauptmann, convicted Lindbergh baby killer, executed

1936-11-20

Jose A Primo de Rivera y Saenz de Heredia, Spanish Falange, executed

1938-07-18

Vladimir M Kirshon, Russian playwright, executed at 35

1941-03-03

Ernst Cahn, owner of Amsterdam Koco ice cream parlor, executed

1941-03-06

Leen Schijvenschuurder, Dutch February strike leader, executed

1941-03-13

A Coenradi, Dutch resistance fighter, executed

1941-03-13

Bernard Ijzerdraat, Dutch resistance fighter, executed

1941-03-13

E Hellendoorn, Dutch resistance fighter, executed

1941-03-13

Isaak E Babel, Russian writer (Zakat, Marija), executed at 46

1941-03-13

J Eyl, Dutch resistance fighter, executed

1941-03-17

Isaak Emmanuilovich Babel, Rus writer (Crvena Konjica), executed at 46

1941-08-14

Josef Jakobs, German spy, executed in Tower of London

1941-08-29

Henri Louis, French officer/resistance fighter, executed at 40

1941-08-29

Jan L G "Yvan" Doornik, Dutch resist fighter in France, executed at 36

1941-11-21

Juanita Spellini, first women executed in Calif

1942-02-19

Frank Abbandando, American gangster (executed) (b. 1910)

1942-04-13

Henk Sneevliet, leader of Dutch RSAP/Spartacus, executed at 58

1942-05-03

Johan H Westerveld, lt-col/leader Order Service, executed

1942-06-01

Vladislav Vancura, Czech physician/resistance fighter, executed at 50

1942-06-30

Arnoldus J H Aerts, Dutch bishop of New-Guinea, executed at 62

1942-07-23

Nikola J Vaptsarov, Bulgaria poet/communist, executed at 32

1942-10-15

Dirk Bannink, nurse/local counciller Deventer, executed

1942-10-16

12, Dutch Communist Party-resistance fighter/3 NVV-hostages, executed

1942-12-26

Bosinier de la Chapelle, Fren murderer of adm Darlan, executed at 24

1943-04-08

Paul Colin, Belgian journalist/collaborator, executed

1943-07-01

Auguste Reitsma, Dutch resistance fighter (census director), executed

1943-07-01

C Bakker, Dutch resistance fighter (census bureau), executed

1943-07-01

C L Barentsen, Dutch resistance fighter (census bureau), executed

1943-07-01

Coos Hartogh, Dutch resistance fighter (census bureau), executed

1943-07-01

Cor Roos, Dutch resistance fighter (census bureau), executed

1943-07-01

Henri Halberstadt, Dutch resistance fighter (census dir), executed

1943-07-01

Johan Brouwer, hispanist/writer/Dutch resistance fighter, executed

1943-07-01

Koen Limperg, Dutch resistance fighter (census bureau), executed

1943-07-01

Sam Bloemgarten, Dutch resistance fighter (census bureau), executed

1943-07-01

Willem Arondeus, Dutch resistance fighter (census bureau), executed

1943-07-01

Willem Brouwer, Dutch resistance fighter (census bureau), executed

1943-07-08

Jean "Max" Moulin, French resistance fighter, executed

1943-10-01

Antoine T Broekman, resistance fighter, executed at 32

1943-10-01

Anton JT Koreman, resistance fighter, executed at 27

1943-10-01

Antoon Pleyte, resistance fighter, executed at 26

1943-10-01

Dionysius Remiens, resistance fighter, executed at 24

1943-10-01

Earnest Klijzing, resistance fighter, executed

1943-10-01

Gideon Boissevain, resistance fighter, executed at 22

1943-10-01

Hans Katan, resistance fighter, executed at 24

1943-10-01

Henri H Geul, resistance fighter, executed at 27

1943-10-01

Johan Kalshoven, resistance fighter, executed at 20

1943-10-01

Johan Roemer, resistance fighter, executed at 22

1943-10-01

Johan van Mierlo, resistance fighter, executed at 35

1943-10-01

John Charles Boissevain, resistance fighter, executed at 23

1943-10-01

Leo Frijda, resistance fighter, executed at 20

1943-10-01

Louis Boissevain, resistance fighter, executed at 21

1943-10-01

Maarten van/of Gilse, resistance fighter, executed at 27

1943-10-01

Olaf T Thomsen, resistance fighter, executed at 23

1943-10-01

Peter "Pam" Pooters, resistance fighter, executed at 32

1943-10-01

Sape Kuiper, resistance fighter, executed at 19

1943-10-01

Victor van Swieten, resistance fighter, executed at 36

1943-10-01

Walter Brandligt, literature/resistance fighter, executed at 42

1943-10-09

Jan Dieters, leader of illegal Dutch political party (CPN), executed

1943-10-09

Lou Jansen, leader of illegal Dutch political party (CPN), executed

1943-10-25

H van Zanten, guerrilla leader on North Sumatra, executed

1943-11-16

Marcel Verhamme, Belgian resistance fighter, executed

1944-01-07

J Verleun, Dutch resistance fighter, executed

1944-03-04

Louis Capone, New York organized crime figure (b. 1896) (executed)

1944-03-04

Emanuel Weiss, American hitman (b. 1906) (executed)

1944-03-04

Louis Buchalter, American mobster (Murder, Inc.), executed at 47

1944-03-22

... Pucheu, French Internal minister to Vichy, executed

1944-05-11

Henk Hos, resistance fighter, executed at 37

1944-06-06

Gerrit John van de Peat, artist/resistance fighter, executed at 41

1944-06-10

French Duwaer, Dutch printer/resistance fighter, executed

1944-06-10

Gerrit Jan van der Veen, [Wolffensperger], resister, executed at 41

1944-06-10

Johan Limpers, sculptor/resistance fighter, executed at 28

1944-06-16

Marc Bloch, French historian (executed) (b. 1886)

1944-07-16

John Post, Dutch farmer/resistance fighter (passage fight), executed

1944-07-20

Friedrich Olbricht, German general (July 20th plotter), executed

1944-07-20

Mertz, German colonel (July 20th plotter), executed

1944-07-20

Werner von Haeffen, German lieutenant (July 20th plotter), executed

1944-07-23

Helmuth J von Moltke, German earl (July 20th plotter), executed

1944-07-24

Jan Postma, leader of illegal Dutch party (CPN), executed at 49

1944-09-04

Izaak van der Horst, Dutch resistance fighter, executed

1944-09-05

Willem M Groenewegen, resistance fighter, executed

1944-10-15

Philip Mechanicus, journalist, executed in Auschwitz-Birkenau

1944-11-06

Hannah Senesh, Jewish poetess, executed by Nazis in Budapest

1944-11-06

Segundo "Boy" Ecury, Aruba, WW II resistance fighter, executed at 22

1944-11-15

Maarten Reuchlin, resistance fighter, executed

1944-11-28

Joop Brouwer de Koning, youngest Dutch radio operator, executed at 25

1945-01-23

Helmuth J Moltke, German politician ("July 20th Plot"), executed at 37

1945-01-31

Eddie Slovik, 1st US executed for desertion since Civil War at 25

1945-02-06

Jan Bos, Dutch resistance fighter, executed

1945-02-06

Paul Bos, Dutch resistance fighter, executed

1945-02-09

Jan Bakker, resistance fighter, executed at 26

1945-02-12

Walraven [Wally] van Hall, Dutch banker/resisted Nazis, executed at 39

1945-02-19

Wim Speelman, Dutch resistance fighter, executed at 26

1945-03-06

Jan Thijssen, Dutch resistance fighter, executed at Savage Farm

1945-03-08

Jan Beekes, resistance fighter, executed at 26

1945-03-19

Fritz Fromm, German supreme commander of Reserve army, executed

1945-04-10

Hendrik N Werkman, resistance/painter (Blue Boat), executed at 63

1945-04-17

Hannie Schaft, "Girl with red hair," executed

1945-04-19

J P Heyboer, resistance fighter, executed

1945-04-28

Claretta Petacci, mistress of Mussolini, executed

1945-05-30

Irma Laplasse, Flemish farmer/nazi collaborator, executed

1945-10-15

Pierre Laval, former premier of Vichy France, executed at 62

1945-10-24

Vidkun Quisling, Norwegian Min of Defense/PM (1942-45), executed at 58

1946-03-16

Marius HLW "Max" Blokzijl, Dutch Nazi propagandist, executed at 61

1946-04-03

Masaharu Homma, Lt Gen (responsible for Bataan Death March), executed

1946-04-12

August Borms, Flemish nazi collaborator, executed at 67

1946-05-07

Anton A Mussert, engineer/NSB leader, executed

1946-06-01

Ion Antonescu, fascist premier/dictator of Romania, executed

1946-07-17

Dragoljub "Draza" Mihailovic, Yugoslav gen (Nazi), executed at 53

1946-08-01

Andrei Vlasov, Russian general (Red Army, Wehrmacht) executed at 45

1946-08-29

J E Feenstra, Nazi military police commandant, executed

1946-08-30

Grigory Semyonov, Russian counter-revolutionary (executed) (b. 1890)

1947-02-05

Ganzefles, Dutch nazi spy/Jews hunter, executed

1947-03-01

J Boogaard, nazi collaborator, executed

1947-05-01

Sanner, leader of Norger blood bath, executed

1948-01-14

Anna "Ans" van Dike, Dutch Jewish Nazi-collaborator, executed at 42

1948-05-06

43 communist rebels, executed in Athens

1949-03-25

Hanns A Rauter, German SS-commandant in Netherland, executed at 54

1949-04-16

Sutan Ibrahim gelor Datuk Tan Malaka, Indon communist, executed at 54

1949-06-11

Koci Xoxe, Albanian vice-premier, executed

1949-07-08

Antun Sa'ada, Syrian rightwing politician, executed in Lebanon

1949-12-16

Traitsjo Kostov, Bulgarian communist vice-premier, executed

1951-09-08

Jurgen Stroop, Nazi commander of Warsaw Ghetto, executed

1952-03-21

Wilhelm Albrecht, German SD-chief, executed

1953-01-28

Derek Bentley (b. 1933) (executed)

1953-06-19

Ethel Rosenberg, executed at Sing Sing, in 5 tries

1953-06-19

Julius Rosenberg, NYC, 1st US civilian executed for espionage at 37

1953-12-23

Lavrenti P Beria, soviet minister of internal security, executed

1954-11-10

Hussein Fatemi, Iran Foreign minister, executed

1955-07-13

Ruth Ellis, last English woman (murderess), executed by hanging

1956-02-28

Emile Buisson, French murderer executed (b. 1902)

1956-04-03

T Kostov, Bulgarian vice-premier, executed

1957-08-01

Harvey Glatmin, 1st bondage-photo victim, executed [or 8/18/59]

1958-12-13

Ahmed Mukhtar Baban, premier of Iraq, executed

1958-12-13

Barhanuddin Bashajan, Iraqi minister of Foreign affairs, executed

1958-12-13

Rafiq Aref, Iraqi chief-staff Arabs Statenbond, executed

1960-05-02

Caryl Chessman, rapist executed after 12 years of appeals at 39

1962-04-04

James Hanratty, executed at Bedford Prison, England, for the murder of Michael Gregsten (b. 1936)

1963-06-20

Joseph Self, murderer, executed; last Wash state execution in 25 yrs

1964-08-13

Peter Anthony Allen is the last person executed (for murder) in England and United Kingdom at Walton Prison, Liverpool

1966-04-12

Sumokil, president of Republic South Moluccas, executed

1967-10-09

Ernesto "Che" Guevara, Argentine Marxist revolutionary and physician, executed in Bolivia at 39

1968-10-09

Pierre Mulele, Congolese rebel leader, executed

1977-01-17

Gary Gilmore, executed in Utah, 1st US execution since 1967

1978-06-26

Rabbaji, president of South-Yemen, executed

1979-02-15

Mehdi Rahimi, Iran general/milt governor of Teheran, executed

1979-02-16

Nematullah Nassiri, Iran general/head of Savak, executed

1982-03-13

Wilfred Hawker, Suriname sgt-major, executed

1982-04-15

5 murderers, of Egyptian pres Sadat, executed

1982-09-15

Sadegh Ghotbzadeh, Iran's former foreign minister, executed in Iran

1982-12-07

Charlie Brooks Jr, convicted murderer became 1st US prisoner to be executed by lethal injection, at a prison in Huntsville, Texas

1985-05-14

Mohammed Munir, Indonesian worker's union leader, executed

1986-07-21

Paulo Correia, Guinee-Bissaus colonel/putschist, executed

1988-03-15

Dmitri F Polyakov, Russian secret-general/top spy for US, executed

1989-01-24

Ted Bundy, serial killer of up to 100 women, executed in Florida at 42

1989-07-13

Arnaldo Ochoa Sanchez, Cubans general, executed

1989-12-25

Elena Ceausescu, wife of Romania's dictator Nicolea, executed

1989-12-25

Nicolea Ceausescu, dictator of Romania, executed

1992-04-21

Robert Harris, murderer, executed in Calif's gas chamber at 39

1992-04-22

Billy Wayne White, murderer, executed in Texas at 34

1993-08-09

Mohamed M Tabet, commissar of Casablanca, raped 518, executed at 54

1994-02-15

Andrei Tsjikatilo, [Rostov Ripper], Russian mass murdered, executed

1994-05-10

John Wayne Gacy, mass murderer, executed in Illinois at 52

1994-06-15

David Lawson, executed in NC (wanted execution shown on Donahue)

1996-09-27

Najibullah, Pres of Afghanistan Democratic Party (1986-90), executed

1997-01-23

Randy Greenawalt, convicted killer, executed by injection at 47

1997-01-29

Eric Schneider, murderer of 2 teachers, executed in MO at 35

1997-06-25

William Lyle Woratzeck, convicted killer, executed in Ariz at 51

1997-11-19

Durlyn Eddmonds, murderer, executed at 45

1997-11-19

Walter Stewart, murderer, executed at 42

1997-11-20

Gary Burris, murderer (Kenneth Chambers), executed in Indiana

1998-01-30

Ricky Sanderson, stabbed 16-year old girl in NC, executed at 38

1998-02-03

Karla Faye Tucker, murderer, executed at 38

2005-12-02

Kenneth Lee Boyd, American convicted murderer (executed) (b. 1948)

2007-01-15

Awad Hamed al-Bandar, former chief judge of the Iraqi Revolutionary Court (b. 1945) (executed)

2008-10-14

Richard Cooey, American murderer and rapist (executed) (b. 1967)

2009-12-29

Akmal Shaikh, British drug trafficker, executed by lethal injection in the People's Republic of China (b. 1956)

2011-09-21

Troy Anthony Davis, American high-profile death row inmate and human rights activist (executed) (b. 1968)


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