July 30, 2021

The Last Hangman

The Last Hangman

The Last Hangman Today’s case and movie is The Last Hangman which is based on the life and career of Albert Pierrepoint, who was one of the head executioners in the UK between 1931 and 1956.  It is estimated he executed between 435 and 600 people,


The Last Hangman

Today’s case and movie is The Last Hangman which is based on the life and career of Albert Pierrepoint, who was one of the head executioners in the UK between 1931 and 1956.  It is estimated he executed between 435 and 600 people, 200 of these were war criminals right after WWII.

We will cover the movie, the real story of Pierrepoint, and some of the infamous murderers that he executed.

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Sources for this episode:

Josef Kramer – Wikipedia

Josef Kramer | Nazi commander | Britannica

Pictures that changed the World – Dr Fritz Klein in a mass grave | Belfast Child (belfastchildis.com)

Beast of Belsen and his lover in Nuremberg exhibit | UK news | The Guardian

A Soho Stabbing | True Crime Library

Waddingham, Dorothea (1899–1936) | Encyclopedia.com

Albert Pierrepoint – Wikipedia

ExecutedToday.com » 1945: The Belsen war criminals

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9045279/British-hangman-sent-Beasts-Belsen-hell.html

17 October 1941 – Antonio Mancini | Execution of the day (wordpress.com)