Famous Poisoning Deaths People
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Famous Poisoning Deaths

The list of famous people who died of poisoning includes all the notable people who met their end at the hands of a poison. Death due to poison could not be detected in earlier ages and so was the most popular method used to kill people. Only in the recent past, has the cause of death by poison been detectable through autopsy.

What famous people were poisoned to death? Did you know, in the previous centuries, most poison victims died of arsenic poisoning? Here is a list of all famous people who were poisoned and killed. This list includes all famous poisoning victims and can be sorted by any column.
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    1889 Cyanide and gunshot simultaneously before capture

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    Greek philosopher � According to Plato, sentenced to kill himself by drinking poison hemlock ...

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    1912 British mathematician � Apparently committed suicide by injecting an apple with cyanide and ...

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    1900 Leader of the Nazi Schutzstaffel

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    Hermann G�ring Leader of the Nazi Luftwaffe; suicide by cyanide capsule, long after being captured and only ...

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    1891 German general

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    1969 A Sunni Jihadi fighter, died from a poisoned letter sent by Russian FSB agency

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    Ali ibn Abi Talib Caliph

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    45552 Athenian politician

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    Love Canal Buried toxic waste was covered and used as a building site for housing and school in Niagara ...

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    1962 Russian ex-spy and investigator, died three weeks after being poisoned by radioactive ...

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    1478 Ate the death cap mushroom

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    Eva Hitler

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    45867 Poisoned herself with an asp�s bite

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    1931 Cult suicide

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    1894 Silent film actress, accidentally ingested a large dose of mercury bichloride

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    1929 Bulgarian dissident, � Assassinated in London with ricin

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    1685 Ate poisonous mushrooms

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    1909 Poisoned by a cyanide capsule shot from a gun by KGB agents

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    1904 D. 1945

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    Umar ibn Abd al-Aziz Umayyad caliph

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    Musa al-Kadhim 745 Shia Imam

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    Constantine II, Prince of Armenia D. 1129

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    Margaret Drummond 1475 Mistress of King James IV of Scotland

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