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List Rules Only politicians who were executed by the government. No vigilante action.

List Of Executed Politicians: Here is a list of the well-known politicians, executed by law. For these politicians, death penalty put an end to their shameful life. Capital punishment is banned in some places, yet people believe that these executed politicians deserved to die this way. Most of these politicians with capital punishment dreamed of leaving a lavish life, but had fatal ends.

Many of the politicians on this list did something to end up here. For example, former Italian Prime Minister Benito Mussolini landed on this list of executed politicians for his role in turning Italy into a fascist state. If that wasn't enough, the prime minister teamed up with Germany to create the Axis that pitted the two nations and Japan against United States, Great Britain, France and others in World War II. Needless to say, when he was caught and executed in 1945, the West wasn't too upset.

On the opposite end, Louis XVI was a casualty of the French Revolution. The gulf between the rich and poor in France grew during his time as king and when the people finally captured him, he was beheaded and his conviction of treason. Another executed politician who wore the crown was King Charles I of England. Like Louis XVI, Charles was convicted and executed for treason during a civil war.

Same goes for Saddam Hussein. It's hard to believe, but Hussein was executed for his crimes against the Iraqi people in 2006. It seems like yesterday that American forces found hiding in a manhole, but he's the most famous recent politician to be executed. 

Many of the executed politicians on this list did one thing or another to anger the people they governed. Whether it was horrible, oppressive policies or tipping the balance in favor of the rich, the politicians for one reason or another deserved to be executed.

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Saddam Hussein 
                    is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List Of Executed Politicians
Saddam Hussein Died at 69 (1937-2006) - 2006

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Nicholas II and family 
                    is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List Of Executed Politicians
Nicholas II and family 1918

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Benito Mussolini 
                    is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List Of Executed Politicians
Benito Mussolini Died at 62 (1883-1945) - 1945

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King Louis XVI of France 
                    is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List Of Executed Politicians
King Louis XVI of France 1793

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Mary, Queen of Scots 
                    is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List Of Executed Politicians
Mary, Queen of Scots Died at 45 (1542-1587) - 1587

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Maximilien de Robespierre 
                    is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List Of Executed Politicians
Maximilien de Robespierre Died at 36 (1758-1794) - 1793

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Zulfikar Ali Bhutto 
                    is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List Of Executed Politicians
Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Died at 51 (1928-1979) - 1979

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King Charles I of England 
                    is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List Of Executed Politicians
King Charles I of England 1649

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Ion Antonescu 
                    is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List Of Executed Politicians
Ion Antonescu Died at 64 (1882-1946) - 1946

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Marie Antoinette 
                    is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List Of Executed Politicians
Marie Antoinette Died at 38 (1755-1793) - 1793

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William Wallace 
                    is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List Of Executed Politicians
William Wallace Died at 35 (1270-1305) - 1305

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Endelkachew Makonnen 
                    is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List Of Executed Politicians
Endelkachew Makonnen Died at 47 (1927-1974) - 1974

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Bogdan Filov 
                    is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List Of Executed Politicians
Bogdan Filov Died at 62 (1883-1945) - 1945

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Abu Taher 
                    is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List Of Executed Politicians
Abu Taher Died at 38 (1938-1976) - 1976

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Pedro Eugenio Aramburu 
                    is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List Of Executed Politicians
Pedro Eugenio Aramburu Died at 67 (1903-1970) - 1970

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Maximilian of Mexico 
                    is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List Of Executed Politicians
Maximilian of Mexico 1867

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Faisal bin Musa'id 
                    is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List Of Executed Politicians
Faisal bin Musa'id 1975

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Joachim Murat 
                    is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List Of Executed Politicians
Joachim Murat Died at 48 (1767-1815) - 1815

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Vidkun Quisling 
                    is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List Of Executed Politicians
Vidkun Quisling Died at 58 (1887-1945) - 1945

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Wilhelm Canaris 
                    is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List Of Executed Politicians
Wilhelm Canaris Died at 58 (1887-1945) - 1945

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Nicolae Ceau?escu 
                    is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List Of Executed Politicians
Nicolae Ceau?escu 1989

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Long Boret 
                    is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List Of Executed Politicians
Long Boret Died at 42 (1933-1975) - 1975

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Friedrich Akel 
                    is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List Of Executed Politicians
Friedrich Akel Died at 70 (1871-1941) - 1941

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Mohammad Najibullah 
                    is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List Of Executed Politicians
Mohammad Najibullah Died at 49 (1947-1996) - 1996

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Dietrich Bonhoeffer 
                    is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List Of Executed Politicians
Dietrich Bonhoeffer Died at 39 (1906-1945) - 1945

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Aleksandar Stamboliyski 
                    is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List Of Executed Politicians
Aleksandar Stamboliyski Died at 44 (1879-1923) - 1923

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Grigory Zinoviev 
                    is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List Of Executed Politicians
Grigory Zinoviev Died at 53 (1883-1936) - 1936

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Akwasi Afrifa 
                    is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List Of Executed Politicians
Akwasi Afrifa Died at 43 (1936-1979) - 1979

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Amir-Abbas Hoveyda 
                    is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List Of Executed Politicians
Amir-Abbas Hoveyda Died at 60 (1919-1979) - 1979

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Patrice Lumumba 
                    is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List Of Executed Politicians
Patrice Lumumba Died at 36 (1925-1961) - 1961

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Aleksey Rykov 
                    is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List Of Executed Politicians
Aleksey Rykov 1930

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Georges Danton 
                    is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List Of Executed Politicians
Georges Danton Died at 35 (1759-1794) - 1794

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Hans Oster 
                    is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List Of Executed Politicians
Hans Oster Died at 58 (1887-1945) - 1945

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Amir Sjarifuddin 
                    is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List Of Executed Politicians
Amir Sjarifuddin Died at 41 (1907-1948) - 1948

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Mohammad Musa Shafiq 
                    is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List Of Executed Politicians
Mohammad Musa Shafiq Died at 47 (1932-1979) - 1979

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Nikos Beloyannis 
                    is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List Of Executed Politicians
Nikos Beloyannis Died at 37 (1915-1952) - 1952

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Nuri al-Said 
                    is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List Of Executed Politicians
Nuri al-Said Died at 71 (1887-1958) - 1958

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Ignatius Kutu Acheampong 
                    is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List Of Executed Politicians
Ignatius Kutu Acheampong Died at 48 (1931-1979) - 1979

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Antoine Lavoisier 
                    is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List Of Executed Politicians
Antoine Lavoisier Died at 51 (1743-1794) - 1794

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William Laud 
                    is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List Of Executed Politicians
William Laud Died at 72 (1573-1645) - 1645

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Abdel Khaliq Mahjub 
                    is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List Of Executed Politicians
Abdel Khaliq Mahjub Died at 44 (1927-1971) - 1971

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Camille Desmoulins 
                    is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List Of Executed Politicians
Camille Desmoulins Died at 34 (1760-1794) - 1794

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Chris Soumokil 
                    is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List Of Executed Politicians
Chris Soumokil Died at 61 (1905-1966) - 1966

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Umar al-Mukhtar 
                    is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List Of Executed Politicians
Umar al-Mukhtar 1931

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Qazi Mohammad 
                    is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List Of Executed Politicians
Qazi Mohammad 1947

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Johan van Oldenbarnevelt 
                    is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List Of Executed Politicians
Johan van Oldenbarnevelt Died at 72 (1547-1619) - 1619

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Ko�i Xoxe 
                    is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List Of Executed Politicians
Ko�i Xoxe 1949

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J�ri Jaakson 
                    is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List Of Executed Politicians
J�ri Jaakson 1942

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Agust�n de Iturbide 
                    is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List Of Executed Politicians
Agust�n de Iturbide 1823

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Ferenc Sz�lasi 
                    is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List Of Executed Politicians
Ferenc Sz�lasi 1946