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?
Hans van de KimmenadeAge: 401999
Polly KlaasDec. at 12 (1981-1993)1993
Disappearance of Madeleine McCannPraia de Luz
Claudia MelchersAge: 52The Netherlands, 2005
Edgardo MortaraDec. at 88 (1851-1940)1858
- Greek island, 1991
North Korean abductions of Japanese1970s – 1980s
North Korean abductions of South KoreansBegan in 1950
Prince Pedro Thiago of Orléans-BraganzaAge: 421992
- Fort Parker, 1836
Larcena Pennington PageDec. at 76 (1837-1913)1860