Photo: via Imgur

READ Famous People Who Were Crucified

Reference
11.4k views 19 items Embed

List Rules Famous People Who Were Crucified

List of famous people who were crucified, including photos, birthdates, professions, and other information. These celebrities who were crucified are listed alphabetically and include the famous crucifixion victims’ hometown and biographical info about them when available. The list you're viewing is made up of many different people, including Inaros and Jesus Christ. These notable crucifixion deaths include modern and long-gone famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has crucifixion as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. (19 People)
Jesus Christ is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Were Crucified
Photo: Freebase/Public domain

Jesus Christ is the central figure of Christianity and the image of his crucifixion has become a well-known religious symbol in the Christian religion.

Jesus, also referred to as Jesus of Nazareth, is the central figure of Christianity, whom the teachings of most Christian denominations hold to be the Son of God. Christianity regards Jesus as the awaited Messiah of the Old Testament and refers to him as Jesus Christ, a name that is also used in ...more

Birthplace: Judea

Profession: Carpenter, Prophet, Preacher

Also Ranked

#42 on Celebrities Who Should Run for President

#31 on The Greatest Minds of All Time

#1 on The Most Influential People of All Time

#34 on The Most Important Leaders in World History

see more on Jesus Christ
Saint Peter is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Were Crucified
Photo: Freebase/Public domain

Saint Peter, also known as Simon Peter, according to the New Testament, was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ, leaders of the early Christian Church. The Catholic Church considers him to be the first Pope, ordained by Jesus in the "Rock of My Church" dialogue in Matthew 16:18. The ancient ...more

Birthplace: Bethsaida, Syria

Profession: Bishop, Fisherman

see more on Saint Peter
Gestas is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Were Crucified
Photo: Freebase/Public domain
3

Gestas


The impenitent thief was one of the two thieves who was crucified alongside Jesus. According to the Gospels, he taunted Jesus about not saving himself, while the penitent thief asked for mercy. The impenitent thief is given the apocryphal name Gestas, which first appears in the Gospel of Nicodemus, ...more

Age: Died at 52 (19 BC-33)

Birthplace: Galilee, Israel

Profession: Highwayman, Robber

see more on Gestas
Saint Dismas is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Were Crucified
Photo: Freebase/Public domain

The Penitent thief, also known as the Thief on the Cross or the Good Thief, is an unnamed person mentioned in the Gospel of Luke who was crucified alongside Jesus and asked Jesus to remember him in his kingdom, unlike his companion the Impenitent thief. He is traditionally referred to as "St. ...more

Age: Died at 50 (17 BC-33)

Birthplace: Galilee, Israel

Profession: Highwayman

see more on Saint Dismas