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List of people who died by hanging

Serbs being executed in Austria-Hungary in World War I.

This is a list of people who died as a result of hanging, including suicides and judicial, extrajudicial, or summary executions. These deaths are notable due to history or due to media exposure.



Capital punishmentEdit

Execution of Lincoln assassination conspirators Mary Surratt, Lewis Powell, David Herold, and George Atzerodt


  1. ^ "Ship Captain Ends Life: Despondent, He Hangs Himself in Room in a Brooklyn Hotel". The New York Times. New York City. The New York Times Company. 24 November 1945. p. 21.
  2. ^ David Foster Wallace, 46, Writer, Dies
  3. ^ Nelson, Katie (November 20, 2009). "Daul Kim, famed South Korean Fashion Week model, found dead in Paris in apparent suicide: cops". Daily News. New York.
  4. ^ "AMBROSE OLSEN DEAD: Male Model Dies At Age 24", 23 March 2011, The Huffington Post
  5. ^ "Supermodel-actress Viveka Babajee hangs self in India", 26 June 2010, Manila Bulletin Publishing
  6. ^ "'Talent' Miyu Uehara dead after apparently hanging herself at home", 12 May 2011, Japan Today
  7. ^ Levs, Josh; Duke, Alan. "Officials: Robin Williams apparently hanged himself with a belt". CNN. Retrieved August 12, 2014.