Unspeakable Crimes List of Famous Kidnappings

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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
Sabrina Aisenberg

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

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Taylor Behl is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
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
Dec. at 82 (1919-2001) - 1989

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Joseph Bonanno is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
Dec. 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 37 - Iraq, 2004

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

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

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

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Delimar Vera Cuevas is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
age 21 - 1997

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Sabine Dardenne is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
age 34 - 1996

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

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

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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 48 - 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
Sergio Medina Gomez 2007

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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
Dec. 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
Dec. at 56 (1931-1987) - 1987

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

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

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

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

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Natascha Kampusch is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
age 30 - 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 37 - 1999

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

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Walter Kwok is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
age 68

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

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

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

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Peter Lorenz is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
Dec. 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
Disappearance of Madeleine McCann Praia de Luz

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Claudia Melchers is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
Claudia Melchers age 48 - The Netherlands, 2005

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Aldo Moro is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
Dec. 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 Dec. at 89 (1851-1940) - 1858

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Ben Needham is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
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
North Korean abductions of South Koreans Began in 1950

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Prince Pedro Thiago of Orléans... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
Prince Pedro Thiago of Orléans-Braganza age 39 - 1992

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

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

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Marion Parker is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Kidnappings
Dec. 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 Dec. at 76 (1837-1913) - 1860

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

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

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

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