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List of famous kidnapping victims. The most famous kidnappings and well-known missing people are found on this list and can be sorted by any column. List of kidnappings are ordered alphabetically. These famous kidnappings include the year and in some cases where the victim was abducted. Hopefully none of these kidnappings were done by British serial killers. Some of the most infamous kidnappings unfortunately happened to children. 

One of the most famous kidnapping was when aviation hero Charles Lindbergh's baby was snatched. The result was a situation that no one wanted to hear, but it became the most famous instance of kidnapping in American history.

This list answer the question, what are the most famous kidnappings?

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Sabrina Aisenberg is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings

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Humberto Alvarez-Machain is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings

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Murder of Taylor Behl is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
Murder of Taylor Behl Mathews County, 2005

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Íngrid Betancourt is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings

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Paul Vanden Boeynants is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
Paul Vanden Boeynants Died at 82 (1919-2001) - 1989

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Joseph Bonanno is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
Joseph Bonanno Died at 97 (1905-2002) - 1964

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James Brandon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
James Brandon age 36 - Iraq, 2004

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Enrique Camarena is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
Enrique Camarena Died at 38 (1947-1985) - 1985

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Danielle Erica Cramer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings

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James Richard Cross is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings

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Delimar Vera Cuevas is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
Delimar Vera Cuevas age 20 - 1997

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Sabine Dardenne is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
Sabine Dardenne age 33 - 1996

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Laetitia Delhez is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings

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James Lee Dozier is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings

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Jaycee Lee Dugard is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings

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Bobby Dunbar disappearance is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings

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Arjan Erkel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
Arjan Erkel age 47 - Chechnya, 2002

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Nina von Gallwitz is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings

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Sergio Medina Gomez is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings

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Robert (Bobby) Cosgrove Greenl... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
Robert (Bobby) Cosgrove Greenlease Jr. Kansas City, 1953

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Brooke Hart is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
Brooke Hart Died at 22 (1911-1933) - San Jose

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Gerrit Jan Heijn is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
Gerrit Jan Heijn Died at 56 (1931-1987) - 1987

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Shawn Hornbeck is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings

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Mary Jemison is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
Mary Jemison Died at 90 (1743-1833) - 1758

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Rolandito Salas Jusino is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings

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Leszli Kálli is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings

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Natascha Kampusch is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
Natascha Kampusch age 29 - 1998

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Hans van de Kimmenade is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
Hans van de Kimmenade age 36 - 1999

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Polly Klaas is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
Polly Klaas Died at 12 (1981-1993) - 1993

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Walter Kwok is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
Walter Kwok age 67

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Lee Kim Lai is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
Lee Kim Lai Died at 18 (1960-1978) - 1978

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Pierre Laporte is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
Pierre Laporte Died at 49 (1921-1970) - 1970

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Carrie Lawson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings

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Peter Lorenz is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
Peter Lorenz Died at 65 (1922-1987) - 1975

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Disappearance of Madeleine McC... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings

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Claudia Melchers is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
Claudia Melchers age 47 - The Netherlands, 2005

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Aldo Moro is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
Aldo Moro Died at 62 (1916-1978) - 1978

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Edgardo Mortara is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
Edgardo Mortara Died at 89 (1851-1940) - 1858

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Disappearance of Ben Needham is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
Disappearance of Ben Needham Greek island, 1991

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North Korean abductions of Jap... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
North Korean abductions of Japanese 1970s – 1980s

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North Korean abductions of Sou... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings

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Prince Pedro Thiago of Orléans... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings

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Walter Palmers is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings

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Cynthia Ann Parker is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
Cynthia Ann Parker Fort Parker, 1836

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Marion Parker is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
Marion Parker Died at 12 (1915-1927) - 1927

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Larcena Pennington Page is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
Larcena Pennington Page Died at 76 (1837-1913) - 1860

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Cromwell Varley is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings

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Ion Perdicaris is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
Ion Perdicaris Died at 85 (1840-1925) - Morocco

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Rahul is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings

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Edith Rosenkranz is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings