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List of poisonings

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List of poisonings

This is a list of poisonings in chronological order of victim. It also includes confirmed attempted and fictional poisonings. Many of the people listed here committed or attempted to commit suicide by poison.


  • Non-fiction 1
    • Fatal poisonings 1.1
    • Non-fatal poisonings 1.2
    • Alleged poisonings 1.3
    • Poisoners 1.4
  • Fiction 2
    • Novels 2.1
      • Crime fiction 2.1.1
      • Other fiction 2.1.2
      • Films 2.1.3
      • Television 2.1.4
      • Plays 2.1.5
  • See also 3
  • References 4


Fatal poisonings

Non-fatal poisonings

Alleged poisonings



As poisoning is a long-established plot device in crime fiction, this is an inexhaustive list.


Crime fiction

Other fiction




See also


  1. ^ Public Broadcasting Service, Secrets of the Dead, 2011. Accessed 4/25/2012
  2. ^,7340,L-3360556,00.html
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  5. ^ Cullen, Pamela V., "A Stranger in Blood: The Case Files on Dr John Bodkin Adams", London, Elliott & Thompson, 2006, ISBN 1-904027-19-9
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