Nikolay Bukharin

List of people who were executed

This is a list of people who were executed. The list is categorised by the crime causing the death penalty.

In order of date:



Political figures

Deposed leaders and families

Political opponents

Religious figures

See also: Christian martyrs


War crimes and crimes against humanity

Prisoners of war




  • On March 5 1940, Stalin himself and other Soviet leaders signed the order to execute 25,700 Polish intelligentsia including 14,700 Polish prisoners of war.
  • Concentration camps for Jews and other, "undesirables," also existed in Germany itself. Part of the systematic state-sponsored persecution and genocide of the Jews of Europe and North Africa along with other groups during World War II by Nazi Germany and collaborators.

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