List of famous people who were tortured to death, including photos, birthdates, professions, and other information. These celebrities who died from torture are listed alphabetically and include the famous torture victims’ hometown and biographical info about them when available.
A list made up of people who were being murdered by torturers like Lee Miglin, Junko Furuta, and Inalchuq.These notable torture deaths include modern and long-gone famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has tortured to death as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death.
Matthew Wayne "Matt" Shepard was an American student at the University of Wyoming who was beaten, tortured and left to die near Laramie, Wyoming on the night of October 6, 1998, and died six days later at Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins, Colorado, on October 12, from severe head injuries. Aaron McKinney and Russell Henderson were arrested shortly after the attack and charged with murder following Shepard's death. Significant media coverage was given to what role Shepard's sexual orientation played in the killing. During McKinney's pretrial and trial, testimony was given that the pair had pretended to be gay in order to gain Shepard's trust in order to rob him. McKinney's prosecutor ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 22 (1976-1998)
Birthplace: Casper, Grant Village, Wyoming, United States of Americasee more on Matthew Shepard
György Dózsa was a Székely man-at-arms from Transylvania, Kingdom of Hungary who led a peasants' revolt against the kingdom's landed nobility. He was eventually caught, tortured, and executed along with his followers, and remembered as both a Christian martyr and a dangerous criminal. During the reign of king Vladislas II of Hungary, royal power declined in favour of the magnates, who used their power to curtail the peasants’ freedom. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 44 (1470-1514)
Birthplace: Romaniasee more on György Dózsa
Valerian; Latin: Publius Licinius Valerianus Augustus; 193/195/200 – 260 or 264, also known as Valerian the Elder, was Roman Emperor from 253 to 260. He was taken captive by Sassanian king Shapur I after the Battle of Edessa, becoming the only Roman Emperor who was captured as a prisoner of war, causing instability in the Empire. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 60 (200-260)
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Sylvain Itkine was an actor, theater director, and playwright. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 36 (1908-1944)
Birthplace: France, Parissee more on Sylvain Itkine