List of people who died by hanging

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Serbs being executed in Austria-Hungary in World War I.

This is a list of people who died as a result of hanging, including suicides and judicial, extrajudicial, or summary executions. These deaths are notable due to history or due to media exposure.



Capital punishment[edit]

Execution of Lincoln assassination conspirators Mary Surratt, Lewis Powell, David Herold, and George Atzerodt


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  2. ^ David Foster Wallace, 46, Writer, Dies
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  5. ^ "Supermodel-actress Viveka Babajee hangs self in India", 26 June 2010, Manila Bulletin Publishing
  6. ^ "'Talent' Miyu Uehara dead after apparently hanging herself at home", 12 May 2011, Japan Today
  7. ^ Levs, Josh; Duke, Alan. "Officials: Robin Williams apparently hanged himself with a belt". CNN. Retrieved August 12, 2014.