Alfred Jodl (10 May 1890 – 16 October 1946) was a German military commander, attaining the position of Chief of the Operations Staff of the Armed Forces High Command during World War II, acting as deputy to Wilhelm Keitel. At Nuremberg he was tried, sentenced to death and hanged as a war criminal.
Wilhelm Bodewin Gustav Keitel (22 September 1882–16 October 1946) was a German field marshal. As head of the Oberkommando der Wehrmacht (High Command of the Armed Forces) and de facto war minister, he was one of Germany's most senior military leaders during World War II. At the Allied court at Nuremberg he was tried, sentenced to death and hanged as a major war criminal.
John Dudley, 1st Duke of Northumberland KG (1504 – 22 August 1553) was a Tudor general, admiral and politician, who de facto ruled England from 1550–1553 in the latter half of King Edward VI's reign. At Edward's death his attempt to put his daughter-in-law, Lady Jane Grey, on the English throne failed, resulting in his being sentenced and executed for high treason.
Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford (13 April 1593 – 12 May 1641) was an English statesman and a major figure in the period leading up to the English Civil War. He served in parliament and was a supporter of King Charles I. From 1632 to 1639 he instituted a harsh rule as Lord Deputy of Ireland. Recalled to England, he became a leading advisor to the king, attempting to strengthen the royal position against parliament.
Barzan Ibrahim al-Hasan al-Tikriti (February 17, 1951 – January 15, 2007) (also known as Barazan Ibrahim al-Tikriti and Barasan Ibrahem Alhassen) was one of three half-brothers of Saddam Hussein, and a leader of the Mukhabarat, the Iraqi intelligence service. Despite falling out of favour with Saddam at one time, he was believed to have been a close presidential adviser at the time of his capture.
Job-Wilhelm Georg Erdmann Erwin von Witzleben (4 December 1881 - 8 August 1944) was a German army officer (by 1940 a Generalfeldmarschall) and in the Second World War an Army commander and a conspirator in the July 20 Plot.
Anton Dostler (May 10, 1891 - December 1, 1945) was a General of the Infantry in the regular German army during World War II. In the first allied war trial after the war, Dostler was tried and found guilty of war crimes and sentenced to death by firing squad.
Admiral John Byng (29 October 1704 – 14 March 1757) was a Royal Navy officer. After joining the navy at the age of fourteen he participated at the Battle of Cape Passaro in 1718. Over the next thirty years he built up a reputation as a solid naval officer and received promotion to Admiral. Byng is best known for the loss of Minorca in 1756 at the beginning of the Seven Years' War.
Air Vice-Marshal George Yaw Boakye (December 25, 1937 – June 26, 1979) was an airman and politician. He is a former Commander of the Ghana Air Force (November 1976 - June 1979) and member of the Supreme Military Council (SMC) in Ghana. He became a member of the SMC in November 1976 by virtue of his position as a Service Commander of the Ghana Air Force. He was executed by firing squad on June 26, 1979.
Martin Fiebig (7 May 1891 – 23 October 1947) was a German general of Luftwaffe, serving during World War II. During Battle of Stalingrad, he was commander of the VIII Fliegerkrops in the Stalingrad sector. Fiebig was executed in Belgrade for war crimes.
Alexander Bagration of Mukhrani (July 20, 1853 – October 30, 1918) was a Georgian nobleman, and head of the princely House of Mukhrani, a collateral branch of the former royal dynasty of Bagrationi. A general in the Imperial Russian service and member of the tsar Nicholas II’s immediate circle, he was killed by the Bolsheviks in the post-revolution turmoil in Russia.
Sergei Kuzmich Bunyachenko, October 5, 1902 near Kursk – August 2, 1946 in Moscow, was a Soviet Red Army defector to the German side during World War II and a Major General in the anti-communist Russian Liberation Army (ROA) movement. Ukrainian. Red Army soldier since 1918 (at the age of 15), Bunyachenko fought during the Russian Civil War in Ukraine, the Basmachi Revolt in Central Asia, and the Soviet-Japanese Border Wars in the Far East.
Mikhail Meandrov (1894 - August 1, 1946) was a Soviet officer (colonel). Taken prisoner by the Germans in WWII near Leningrad in 1941, he later became an important commander (general) in the Nazi-allied Russian Liberation Army. Taken prisoner by the Soviets, he was executed in 1946.