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Famous People Who Died of Capital Punishment

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List of famous people who died of capital punishment, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of celebrities who died from capital punishment includes information like the victim's hometown and other biographical information when available. Unfortunately many famous people's lives have been cut short because of capital punishment, including actors, musicians and athletes.

List features people like Che Guevara, John Wayne Gacy and more. Featuring famous death penalty cases and more, this list has it all.  

This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities have died from capital punishment?" and "Which famous people died due to capital punishment?"

These notable capital punishment deaths include modern and past famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has has capital punishment as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death.