List of most recent executions by jurisdiction

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This is a list of the most recent legal executions performed by nations and other entities with criminal law jurisdiction over the people present within its boundaries. Extrajudicial executions and killings are not included. Executions performed in the territory of a sovereign state when it was a colony or before the sovereign state gained independence are not included. The colours on the map correspond to and have the same meanings as the colours in the charts.

Legend
  Abolished for all crimes
  Abolished for crimes not committed in exceptional circumstances (such as crimes committed in time of war)
  Abolished in practice
  Legal form of punishment


Africa[edit]

# Country Last execution date Name Crime Method
 Algeria August 1993[1] 7 unnamed Islamists terrorism firing squad
 Angola never used[2]
 Benin 23 September 1987[3] murder
 Botswana 27 May 2013[4] Orelesitse Modise Thokamolemo murder hanging
 Burkina Faso 1988[3] murder
 Burundi 2000[5] 2 soldiers murder
 Cameroon January 1997[6] unnamed man hanging
 Cape Verde none since independence on 5 July 1975[3]
 Central African Republic 1981[7]
 Chad 2003[8]
 Comoros 1997[9]
 Democratic Republic of the Congo 9 January 2006[10] unnamed soldier murder firearm
 Congo October 1982[11] 2 men murder firing squad
 Ivory Coast none since independence on 7 August 1960[3]
 Djibouti none since independence on 27 June 1977[12]
 Egypt 19 June 2014[13] Mahmoud Al Issawi and three unnamed men murder hanging
 Equatorial Guinea 21 August 2010[14] Jose Abeso Nsue, Manuel Ndong Anseme, Alipio Ndong Asumu, and Jacinto Micha Obiang terrorism and treason firearm
 Eritrea
 Ethiopia 6 August 2007[15] Major Tsehaye Woldesellasie murder firearm
 Gabon 1981[16] firing squad
 Gambia 24 August 2012[17][18] Lamin B. Darboe, Alieu Bah, Lamin Jarju, Dawda Bojang, Abubacarr Yarboi, Malang Sonko, Lamin F. Jammeh, Gibril Bah and Tabara Samba Treason and murder firearm
 Ghana 12 July 1993[6] 12 men murder and robbery firearm
 Guinea 21 April 2001[3][19] 3 people robbery firearm
 Guinea-Bissau 1986[20]
 Kenya 9 July 1987[6] Hezekiah Ochuka and Pancras Oteyo Okumu treason hanging
 Lesotho 1984[6] 6 people treason
 Liberia November 1995[3] 7 commanders of the Conseil de paix au Libéria war crimes firearm
 Libya 30 May 2010[21] 18 unnamed men murder firearm
 Madagascar none since independence on 26 June 1960[22]
 Malawi 26 September 1992[6][23] hanging
 Mali 21 August 1980[3][24] Mamadou Keita and Karuba Coulibaly murder firearm
 Mauritania 1987[3] 3 armed forces officers treason firing squad
 Mauritius 10 October 1987[6] Eshan Nayeck murder hanging
 Morocco 1993[25] Mohammed Tabet rape firing squad
 Mozambique May 1986[6]
 Namibia May 1988[6] Sagarias Ariseb murder hanging
 Niger 1976[3] Bayéré Moussa, Sidi Mohamed, and Ahmed Mouddour treason
 Nigeria 24 June 2013[26] Chima Ejiofor, Daniel Nsofor, Osarenmwinda Aiguokhan, and Richard Igagu murder and armed robbery hanging
 Rwanda 24 April 1998[27] Froduald Karamira and at least 21 others genocide firing squad
 Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic 1976
 São Tomé and Príncipe none since independence on 12 July 1975[2]
 Senegal 15 June 1967[28][29] Moustapha Lô treason (attempted murder of the president) firing squad
 Seychelles none since independence on 29 June 1976[2]
 Sierra Leone 19 October 1998[6] 24 soldiers (23 men, 1 woman) high treason public firing squad
 Somalia 22 November 2014[30] Abdirashid Abdi murder shooting by firearm in public
 South Africa 14 November 1989[6] Solomon Ngobeni murder hanging
 Bophuthatswana 13 December 1990[6][31] Alpheus Sekoboane murder hanging
 Ciskei
 Transkei
 Venda 31 January 1991[6] John Tsakani Chauke hanging
 South Sudan August 2012[32] two unnamed men hanging
 Sudan 14 September 2014[33] Ahmed Mohamed Adam and Idris Bahar terrorism murder hanging
 Swaziland 2 July 1983[6] Philippa Mdluli murder hanging
 Tanzania October 1994[6] 7 unnamed men, 1 unnamed woman
 Togo 1978[3] M. Adjata Koffi murder
 Tunisia 1991[34] Jihad Matiki murder and terrorism hanging
 Uganda 3 March 2003[6] Richard Wigiri, Kambacho Ssenyonji, and Alfred Okech murder hanging
 Zambia October 1997[6] Abraham Kasongo, Nelson Ngindano, Dennis Chembe, Robert Mulumbi, David Kapunga, John Gombo, Joe Chilada and Christopher Oldfield murder hanging
 Zimbabwe 13 June 2003[6] Stephen Chidhumo, Elias Chauke, William Mukurugunye, and John Nyamazana murder hanging

Asia[edit]

# Country Last execution date Name Crime Method
 Afghanistan 8 October 2014[35] Habib Istalif murder and gang-related crimes hanging
 Armenia 30 August 1991[36] unnamed man murder single firearm
 Azerbaijan 1992[37]
 Bahrain 8 July 2010[38] Jassim Abdulmanan murder firearm
 Bangladesh 12 December 2013[39] Abdul Quader Mollah war crimes hanging
 Bhutan 1964[40]
 Brunei none since independence on 1 January 1984[6]
 Burma 1994 unnamed man Murder hanging
 Cambodia 1989
 China 31 October 2014[35] Han Lei murder lethal injection
 Timor-Leste none since independence on 20 May 2002[2]
 Hong Kong 16 November 1966[41][42] Wong Kai Kei[43] robbery-murder hanging
 India 9 February 2013[44] Afzal Guru Terrorism hanging
 Indonesia 17 November 2013[45] Muhammad Abdul Hafeez drug offences firing squad
 Iran 29 November 2014[30] Reza Karim Dadeh Zehi and one unnamed man drug offences and murder hanging
 Iraq 7 April 2014[46] Sajid Hamid Ibrahim and Ali Majid Ulaiwi terrorism hanging
 Israel 31 May 1962 Adolf Eichmann crimes against humanity, crimes against the Jewish people hanging
 Japan 29 August 2014[47] Mitsuhiro Kobayashi and Tsutomu Takamizawa murder hanging
 Jordan 21 December 2014[48] 11 men murder hanging
 Kazakhstan 2003
 North Korea 12 December 2013[49][39] Jang Sung-taek and seven unnamed men treason firing squad
 South Korea 31 December 1997[50] 23 people hanging
 Kuwait 18 June 2013[4] Ahmadi Abdulsalam Hajjaj Al-Saadi murder and multiple child rapes hanging
 Kyrgyzstan none since independence on 25 December 1991
 Laos 1989[51]
 Lebanon 17 January 2004[52] 3 men murder hanging
 Macau
 Malaysia 2008[53] hanging
 Maldives none since independence on 26 July 1965[6]
 Mongolia 2005[54]
 Nagorno-Karabakh Republic never used
   Nepal 1979[55]
 Oman 2007[56]
 Pakistan 14 January 2012[57] Muhammed Hussain murder hanging
 Palestine 22 August 2014[47] 16 unnamed men and two unnamed women treason firearm
 Philippines 4 January 2000[58] Alex Bartolome child rape lethal injection
 Qatar 10 March 2003[59] Arun Abraham murder firing squad[60]
 Saudi Arabia 27 November 2014[30] Mohammed Rahman and Mohammed Asghar drug offences public beheading by sword
 Singapore 18 July 2014[61] Tang Hai Liang and Foong Chee Peng drug offences hanging
 Sri Lanka 23 June 1976[6] Chardradasa Jayasinghe murder hanging
 Syria 25 October 2007[62] Ridhwan Abdulqadr Hassan Mohammed, Kheiro Khalif al-Fares, Abdulhayi Feisal Abdulhayi, Saleh Boussef Mahmoud, and Hassan Hamed Khalouf murder public hanging
 Taiwan 29 April 2014[46] Tai Wen-ching, Teng Kuo-liang, Liu Yen-kuo, Tu Ming-hsiung, and Tu Ming-lang murder firearm
 Tajikistan April 2004[63] Rachabmurod Chumayev, Umed Idiyev, Akbar Radzshabov, and Mukharam Fatkhulloyev mass murder firing squad
 Thailand 24 August 2009[64] Bundit Jaroenwanit and Jirawat Poompreuk drug offences lethal injection
 Turkmenistan 1997[2]
 United Arab Emirates 21 January 2014[65] Ravinda Krishna Pillai murder firearm
 Uzbekistan 10 August 2004[36] (last known) Azizbek Karimov and Yusuf Zhumayev single firearm
 Vietnam 22 July 2014[61] Nguyen Duc Nghia and two unnamed men murder lethal injection
 Yemen 9 March 2013[66] Mohammed Haza'a murder firearm

Europe[edit]

# Country Last execution date Name Crime Method
 Abkhazia never used
 Albania 29 June 1995[36] murder hanging
 Andorra 18 October 1943[36] Antoni Areny murder firing squad
 Austria 24 March 1950[36] Johann Trnka murder hanging
 Belarus 3 November 2014[30] Alyaksandr Hrunou murder firearm
 Belgium 9 August 1950[36] Philipp Schmitt war crimes firing squad
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1975[36] (as a republic of Yugoslavia)
 Bulgaria 4 November 1989[36] murder firing squad
 Croatia 1973 (as a republic of Yugoslavia)[36] firing squad
 Cyprus 13 June 1962[36] Hambis Zacharia, Michael Hiletikos and Lazaris Demetriou murder hanging
 Czech Republic 2 February 1989[36] (as a republic of Czechoslovakia) Vladimír Lulek murder hanging
 Denmark June 1950[36] Ib Birkedal Hansen war crimes firing squad
 Estonia 11 September 1991[36] Rein Oruste murder single firearm
 Finland 1944[36] war crimes firing squad
 France 10 September 1977[36] Hamida Djandoubi torture murder beheading by guillotine
 Georgia 1995[36] murder single firearm
 East Germany 26 June 1981[36] Werner Teske treason single firearm
 Germany 18 February 1949[36][67] Richard Schuh murder beheading by guillotine
 Gibraltar 11 January 1944[36] Luis Lopez Corden-Cuenca and Jose Martin Munoz war crimes hanging
 Greece 25 August 1972[36] Vassils Lymberis murder firing squad
 Guernsey 10 February 1854[36] John Tapner murder hanging
 Hungary 31 May 1988[36] Vadász Ernő torture murder hanging
 Iceland none since independence in 1944[68]
 Ireland 20 April 1954[36] Michael Manning murder hanging
 Italy 4 March 1947[36] Giovanni D'Ignoti, Giovanni Puleo, and Francesco La Barbero murder firing squad
 Jersey 9 October 1959[36] Francis Joseph Huchet murder hanging
 Kosovo none since disputed independence in 2008
 Latvia January 1996[36] Rolans Bertmanus-Lackeus murder single firearm
 Liechtenstein 26 February 1785[36] Barbara Erni theft beheading
 Lithuania 12 July 1995[36] Boris Dekanidze murder single firearm
 Luxembourg 24 February 1949[36] treason firing squad
 Macedonia 1988[36] (as a republic of Yugoslavia) murder firing squad
 Malta 5 July 1943[36] Karmnu Zammit and Guiseppi Zammit murder hanging
 Isle of Man 1 August 1872[36] John Kewish patricide hanging
 Moldova none since independence[2]
 Monaco 1847[36] murder beheading by guillotine
 Montenegro none since independence
 Netherlands 21 March 1952[36] W. A. Albrecht war crimes firing squad
 Norway 28 August 1948[36] Ragnar Skancke treason firing squad
 Poland 21 April 1988[36] Stanisław Czabański murder hanging
 Portugal 22 April 1846[36] murder hanging
 Romania 25 December 1989[36] Nicolae Ceauşescu and Elena Ceauşescu genocide, crimes against the state firing squad
 Russia 2 August 1996[36] Sergey Golovkin murder single firearm
 San Marino 1468[36] hanging
 Serbia 15 February 1992[36][69] Jo­han Dro­zdek[69] murder firing squad
 Slovakia 8 June 1989[36] (as a republic of Czechoslovakia) Štefan Svitek murder hanging
 Slovenia 1957[36] (as a republic of Yugoslavia) murder hanging
 South Ossetia never used
 Spain 27 September 1975[36] José Humberto Francisco Baena Alonso, Ramón García Sanz, José Luis Sánchez-Bravo Sollas, Juan Paredes Manotas and Angel Otaegui Echevarría murder firing squad
 Sweden 23 November 1910[36] Johan Alfred Andersson Ander murder beheading by guillotine
 Switzerland 7 December 1944[36] Hermann Grimm and Walter Laubscher[70]
Hans Vollenweider (last civilian executed)
treason firing squad
beheading by guillotine (civilian)
 Transnistria never used
 Turkey 25 October 1984[36] Hidir Aslan murder hanging
 Northern Cyprus never used
 Ukraine 11 March 1997[36] unnamed man murder single firearm
 United Kingdom 13 August 1964[36] Peter Anthony Allen and Gwynne Owen Evans murder in the course of theft hanging
 Vatican City 9 July 1870[36] (as the Papal States) (never used as Vatican City, established 11 February 1929)[71] Agabito Bellomo murder beheading by guillotine

North America and Caribbean[edit]

# Country Last execution date Name Crime Method
 Antigua and Barbuda 2 February 1991[6] Tyrone Nicholas murder hanging
 Bahamas 6 January 2000[6] David Mitchell murder hanging
 Barbados 10 October 1984[6] Noel Jordan, Melvin Inniss, and Errol Farrell hanging
 Belize 19 June 1985[6] Kent Bowers murder hanging
 Bermuda 3 December 1977[6] Erskine Burrows and Larry Tacklyn murder hanging
 Canada 11 December 1962[6] Ronald Turpin and Arthur Lucas murder hanging
 Costa Rica 1859
 Cuba 11 April 2003[72] 3 men ferry hijacking (with intent of sailing to Florida) firing squad
 Dominica 8 August 1986[6] Frederick Newton murder resulting from attempted coup hanging
 Dominican Republic 1966
 El Salvador 1973[73]
 Grenada 17 October 1978[6] Charles Ferguson murder hanging
 Guatemala 20 June 2000[74] Tomás Cerrate Hernández and Luis Amílcar Cetino Pérez murder lethal injection
 Haiti 1972[75]
 Honduras 1940[76]
 Jamaica 18 February 1988[6] Nathan Foster and Stanford Dinnal murder hanging
 Mexico 1961[77] Isaías Constante Laureano murder firing squad
 Nicaragua 1930[78]
 Panama 1903[79]
 Saint Kitts and Nevis 19 December 2008[80] Charles Laplace murder hanging
 Saint Lucia 17 October 1995[6] Joseph Solomon murder hanging
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 13 February 1995[6] Douglas Hamlet, Franklin Thomas, and David Thomas murder hanging
 Trinidad and Tobago 29 July 1999[6] Anthony Briggs murder hanging

United States[edit]

# State Last execution date Name Crime Method
 United States Federal Government 18 March 2003 Louis Jones, Jr. aggravated murder lethal injection
 United States military 13 April 1961 John A. Bennett rape and attempted murder hanging
 Alabama 25 July 2013[81] Andrew Reid Lackey aggravated murder lethal injection
 Alaska never used[82]
 Arizona 23 July 2014[61] Joseph Rudolph Wood III aggravated murder lethal injection
 Arkansas 28 November 2005 Eric Nance aggravated murder lethal injection
 California 17 January 2006 Clarence Ray Allen aggravated murder lethal injection
 Colorado 13 October 1997 Gary Lee Davis aggravated murder lethal injection
 Connecticut 13 May 2005 Michael Bruce Ross aggravated murder lethal injection
 Delaware 20 April 2012[83] Shannon M. Johnson aggravated murder lethal injection
 Florida 13 November 2014[30] Chadwick Dewellyn Banks aggravated murder lethal injection
 Georgia 17 June 2014[13] Marcus A. Wellons aggravated murder lethal injection
 Hawaii never used
 Idaho 12 June 2012[84] Richard Albert Leavitt aggravated murder lethal injection
 Illinois 17 March 1999 Andrew Kokoraleis aggravated murder lethal injection
 Indiana 11 December 2009[85] Matthew Eric Wrinkles aggravated murder lethal injection
 Iowa 6 September 1962[86] Charles A. Kelly murder hanging
 Kansas 22 June 1965 George York and James Latham murder hanging
 Kentucky 21 November 2008[87] Marco Allen Chapman aggravated murder lethal injection
 Louisiana 7 January 2010[88][89] Gerald J. Bordelon aggravated murder lethal injection
 Maine 21 November 1885 Daniel Wilkinson murder hanging
 Maryland 5 December 2005 Wesley Baker aggravated murder lethal injection
 Massachusetts 9 May 1947[90] Philip Bellino and Edward Gertson murder electric chair
 Michigan never used
 Minnesota 13 February 1906[91] William Williams murder hanging
 Mississippi 20 June 2012[84] Gary Carl Simmons, Jr. aggravated murder lethal injection
 Missouri 19 November 2014[30] Leon Vincent Taylor aggravated murder lethal injection
 Montana 11 August 2006 David Thomas Dawson aggravated murder lethal injection
 Nebraska 2 December 1997 Robert E. Williams aggravated murder electric chair
 Nevada 26 April 2006 Daryl Linnie Mack aggravated murder lethal injection
 New Hampshire 14 July 1939 Howard Long murder hanging
 New Jersey 22 January 1963 Ralph Hudson murder electric chair
 New Mexico 6 November 2001 Terry D. Clark aggravated murder lethal injection
 New York 15 August 1963 Eddie Mays murder electric chair
 North Carolina 18 August 2006 Samuel Russell Flippen aggravated murder lethal injection
 North Dakota 17 October 1905[92] John Rooney murder hanging
 Ohio 16 January 2014[65] Dennis B. McGuire aggravated murder lethal injection
 Oklahoma 29 April 2014[46] Clayton Darrell Lockett aggravated murder lethal injection
 Oregon 16 May 1997 Harry Charles Moore aggravated murder lethal injection
 Pennsylvania 6 July 1999 Gary M. Heidnik aggravated murder lethal injection
 Rhode Island 14 February 1845 John Gordon murder hanging
 South Carolina 6 May 2011[93] Jeffrey Brian Motts aggravated murder lethal injection
 South Dakota 30 October 2012[94] Donald Eugene Moeller aggravated murder lethal injection
 Tennessee 2 December 2009[95][96] Cecil J. Johnson, Jr. aggravated murder lethal injection
 Texas 28 October 2014[35] Miguel Angel Paredes aggravated murder lethal injection
 Utah 18 June 2010[89][97] Ronnie Lee Gardner aggravated murder firing squad
 Vermont 8 December 1954 Donald DeMag murder electric chair
 Virginia 16 January 2013[44] Robert Charles Gleason, Jr. aggravated murder electric chair
 Washington 10 September 2010[89][98] Cal Coburn Brown aggravated murder lethal injection
 West Virginia 3 April 1959 Elmer Brunner aggravated murder electric chair
 Wisconsin 21 August 1851 John McCaffary murder hanging
 Wyoming 22 January 1992 Mark Hopkinson aggravated murder lethal injection

Oceania[edit]

# Country Last execution date Name Crime Method
 Cook Islands none since self-government on 4 August 1965
 Fiji none since independence on 10 October 1970[6]
 Kiribati none since independence on 12 July 1979[6]
 Marshall Islands none since independence on 21 October 1986[99]
 F.S. Micronesia none since independence on 3 November 1986[100]
 Niue never used
 Nauru none since independence on 31 January 1968[6]
 New Zealand 17 February 1957[6] Walter James Bolton murder hanging
 Palau none since independence on 1 October 1994[2]
 Papua New Guinea none since independence on 16 September 1975[6][101]
 Samoa none since independence on 1 January 1962[6]
 Solomon Islands none since independence on 7 July 1978[6]
 Tonga 7 September 1982[6] Haloti Sole, Livingi Sole, and Fili Esau murder hanging
 Tuvalu none since independence on 1 October 1978[6]
 Vanuatu none since independence on 30 July 1980[6]

Australia[edit]

# Country Last execution date Name Crime Method
 Government of Australia 11 June 1951 Takuma Nishimura war crimes hanging
 Australian Capital Territory never used
 New South Wales 24 August 1939[6] John Kelly murder hanging
 Northern Territory 7 August 1952[6] Jaroslav Koci and Jan Novotny murder hanging
 Queensland 22 September 1913[6] Ernest Austin murder hanging
 South Australia 24 November 1964[6] Glen Sabre Valance murder hanging
 Tasmania 14 February 1946[6] Frederick Thompson murder hanging
 Victoria 3 February 1967[6] Ronald Ryan murder hanging
 Western Australia 26 October 1964 Eric Edgar Cooke murder hanging

South America[edit]

# Country Last execution date Name Crime Method
 Argentina 1916[102]
 Bolivia 1974[103]
 Brazil 1855[104]
 Chile 1985[105] Carlos Topp Collins and Jorge Sagredo murder firearm
 Colombia 1909[106]
 Ecuador 1884[107]
 Guyana August 1997[6] Michael Archer and Peter Adams murder hanging
 Paraguay 1928[108]
 Peru 1979[109]
 Suriname 13 March 1982[110][111] Wilfred Hawker treason firing squad
 Uruguay 1905[112]
 Venezuela never used

See also[edit]

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