Life is very important to all of us. The importance of life can be asked by the people who saw death in front of them in their lives. The time of death can’t be written by the people. The following list is of the people who confront with the death face to face but their luck turn the page of death to life.
10. ELIZABETH PROCTOR (CIRCA 1652)
In 1652 Elizabeth and her husband John were suspect of Witchcraft in the Salem witch trials. Then the court met in Salem to discuss and set the fate of their and other prisoners. Both of them were guilty and they were sentenced to death. No testimonies and no petitions from friends needed. Elizabeth was pregnant at that time so she granted time till delivery. John tried to postpone her execution but failed. On August 1692 her husband was executed. Here is the change of the story when government intervened and ordered to release 153 people who were wrongly convicted Elizabeth was one of them.
9. JOHN HENRY GEORGE LEE (1864-CIRCA)
He was convicted to murdering his employer, Miss Emma sentenced her to death smashing by an axe and cutting her throat with a knife and then setting fire to her house. His hanging was set on the February 23 1885 at the Exeter prison. When Lee was standing on the gallows waiting to die the door released malfunctioned. That was not for one time three times attempt was failed. Home secretary reduced his imprisonment to life imprisonment.
8. WILLIAM DUELL (1724)
In 1740 16 year old William was convicted of raping and murdering a girl in the village of Tyburn, London. He was sentenced to death. At that time criminal bodies were regularly send to medical training college’s to be anatomized. When his body was laid on the bed one of the servants noticed he was breathing a surgeon took blood from his body and in the evening he was able to sit on his chair. Then authorities decided to reprieve him.
7. ZOLEYKHAH KADKHODA BORN (1977)
She was 20 years old women and sentenced to death by stones in the case of adultery. She was buried up to her waist when stoning begins there strong disapproval from villagers. When stoning stopped they thought she was dead. They thought take her to mortuary. When they arrived there they noticed she was breathing then they rush to hospital and saved her life.
6. WENSESLAO MOGUEL (CIRCA 1880)
On March 18, 1915 was captured while fighting in the Mexican revolution. He was sentenced to firing squad. He was shot 9 times including a bullet near his head but he escaped.