True Crime

List of Famous Kidnappings

Web Infoguy
74.1k views 65 items

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?
1
Sabrina Aisenberg is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
Sabrina Aisenberg
2
Humberto Alvarez-Machain is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
Humberto Alvarez-Machain
3
Murder of Taylor Behl is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
Mathews County, 2005
4
Íngrid Betancourt is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
5
Paul Vanden Boeynants is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
Dec. at 82 (1919-2001)
1989
6
Joseph Bonanno is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
Dec. at 97 (1905-2002)
1964
7
James Brandon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
James Brandon age 38
Iraq, 2004
8
Enrique Camarena is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
Dec. at 38 (1947-1985)
1985
9
Danielle Erica Cramer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
Danielle Erica Cramer
10
James Richard Cross is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
James Richard Cross
11
Delimar Vera Cuevas is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
age 22
1997
12
Sabine Dardenne is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
age 35
1996
13
Laetitia Delhez is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
Laetitia Delhez
14
James Lee Dozier is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
James Lee Dozier
15
Jaycee Lee Dugard is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
16
Bobby Dunbar disappearance is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
17
Arjan Erkel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
Arjan Erkel age 48
Chechnya, 2002
18
Nina von Gallwitz is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
19
Sergio Medina Gomez is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
Sergio Medina Gomez
2007
20
Robert (Bobby) Cosgrove Greenl... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
Robert (Bobby) Cosgrove Greenlease Jr.
Kansas City, 1953
21
Brooke Hart is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
Dec. at 22 (1911-1933)
San Jose
22
Gerrit Jan Heijn is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
Dec. at 56 (1931-1987)
1987
23
Shawn Hornbeck is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
Shawn Hornbeck
24
Mary Jemison is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
Dec. at 90 (1743-1833)
1758
25
Rolandito Salas Jusino is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
Rolandito Salas Jusino