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 More
    Cyanide and gunshot simultaneously before capture
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    Greek philosopher � According to Plato, sentenced to kill himself by drinking poison hemlock ... more
  3. 3
    1912 More
    British mathematician � Apparently committed suicide by injecting an apple with cyanide and ... more
  4. 4
    1900 More
    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 ... more
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  7. 7
    1891 More
    German general
  8. 8
    1969 More
    A Sunni Jihadi fighter, died from a poisoned letter sent by Russian FSB agency
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    Ali ibn Abi Talib

    Caliph
  10. 10
    45552 More
    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 ... more
  12. 12
    1962 More
    Russian ex-spy and investigator, died three weeks after being poisoned by radioactive ...
  13. 13
    1478 More
    Ate the death cap mushroom
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    Eva Hitler

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    45867 More
    Poisoned herself with an asp�s bite
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    1931 More
    Cult suicide
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    1894 More
    Silent film actress, accidentally ingested a large dose of mercury bichloride
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    1929 More
    Bulgarian dissident, � Assassinated in London with ricin
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    1685 More
    Ate poisonous mushrooms
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    1909 More
    Poisoned by a cyanide capsule shot from a gun by KGB agents
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    1904 More
    D. 1945
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    Umar ibn Abd al-Aziz

    Umayyad caliph
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    Musa al-Kazim

    745 More
    Shia Imam
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    Constantine II, Prince of Armenia

    D. 1129
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    Margaret Drummond

    1475 More
    Mistress of King James IV of Scotland

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