11 Most Disturbing Ways of Carrying Out the Death Sentence in History

Posted on Apr 19, 2016

There were many methods of execution in history, starting with ancient times and lasting to the modern age. Take a look at these examples we’ve chosen as the most terrifying.

1. Seppuku in Japan

Seppuku in Japan
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This traditional way of committing suicide in Japan was usually related to the military nobility of medieval and early-modern Japan called Samurai. It was socially assigned ritual, and it belonged to their code of honor. In the case of undignified acts or in situations where the outcome of the battle was loss or death, these soldiers were ending their life willingly by themselves.
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