Long live Germany. Long live Austria. Long live Argentina. These are the countries with which I have been most closely associated and I shall not forget them. I had to obey the rules of war and my flag. I am ready. Adolf Eichmann, German war criminal (1906 - 1962)
Before his hanging in Ramala prison, Israel.
Hurrah for anarchy ! This is the happiest moment of my life. George Engel, German American anarchist (1836 - 1887)
He shouted out to the crowd gathered at the gallows to watch his execution.
Cheerio ! Antonio Mancini, gangster
To Albert Pierrepoint, Britain's official hangman, as he slipped the noose on Mancini in 1941.
You're fired. Leslie Dale Martin, American murderer
Mouthed silently to his lawyer before being executed by lethal injection.
Well, this is certainly a pleasant surprise. Andrew Mutton, American gangster
To his passenger after his erratic car started unusally first time but moments before a bomb rigged to the ignition went off killing him and wounding the passenger.