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    William Wynne Ryland (1733 - 1783)
    RYLAND, WILLIAM WYNNE (1732–1783), engraver, born in the Old Bailey, London, in July 1732, was the eldest of seven sons of Edward Ryland, a native of Wales, who came to London and worked as an engraver...
  • Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906 - 1945)
    Wikipedia Dietrich Bonhoeffer From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Dietrich Bonhoeffer Bundesarchiv Bild 146-1987-074-16, Dietrich Bonhoeffer.jpg Bonhoeffer in 1939 Born 4 February 1906 Breslau, ...
  • Anne Saunders (b. - 1573)
    Anne Newdigate was the daughter of John Newdigate (1514-1565) of Harefield, Middlesex, and his first wife, Mary Cheney, the daughter of Robert Cheney of Chesham Bois, Buckinghamshire. Anne Newdigate ma...
  • Neil MacLeod (b. - 1613)
    NEIL MACLEOD MacLeods: 339 History of the Outer Hebrides: 257 Genealogy History of the Macleods with genealogies of the principal families of the name. By Alexander Mackenzie, FSA. Scot. (A. ...
  • Roderick MacLeod (b. - aft.1616)
    "Roderick... was set free in February 1615, but returned to Lewis in 1616. He was probably hanged." From Allick Morrison, The MacLeods: The Genealogy of a Clan, Section IV (Edinburgh: Associated Cl...

Death by Hanging is the suspension of a person by a noose or ligature around the neck.

Please add profiles of people who have died by hanging to this project.

1) Hanging has been used as a method of capital punishment since medieval times, and is the official execution method in numerous countries and regions.

2) Hanging is also a common method of suicide in which a person applies a ligature to the neck and brings about unconsciousness and then death by suspension.

notable hangmen

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