Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Top 10 Unexplained Disappearances in the World

Top 10 Unexplained Disappearances in the WorldIt is very unfortunate when someone went missing specially if he or she is your relative or love one. They can be found through extensive searching and with the help of any concerned government agencies or people. The bad thing is, sometimes people went missing and they were never found again.

For this top ten article, we are showcasing some of the unexplained disappearances in the history of our world. People listed here are famous and some are just criminals who tried to escape the law. Have some time to read and check out the 10 listed unexplained disappearances below. Here are your top 10 unexplained disappearances.

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TOP : 10
Missing : Richard John Bingham
Occupation : 7th Earl of Lucan
Year : 1974
About : British aristocrat who went missing on the same night as the nanny of his children was murdered.
Source : The Times - UK

Richard John Bingham
Richard John Bingham

TOP : 9
Missing : Ambrose Bierce
Occupation : Journalist
Year : 1913
About : The fate of the famed US journalist remains a mystery. Speculation points to suicide or tragedy in revolutionary Mexico.
Source : TIME

Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce

TOP : 8
Missing : John Cabot
Occupation : Explorer
Year : 1498
About : Italian explorer who set out to find Japan. He never returned from the voyage.
Source : BBC

John Cabot
John Cabot

TOP : 7
Missing : Frank Morris and John and Clarence Anglin
Who : Inmates
Year : 1962
About : These three men disappeared after escaping from Alcatraz prison. Despite an extensive manhunt they were never found.
Source : TIME

Frank Morris and John and Clarence Anglin
Frank Morris and John and Clarence Anglin

TOP : 6
Missing : Raoul Wallenberg
Occupation : Diplomat
Year : 1945
About : Swedish diplomat who saved 30,000 Jews. Arrested by Soviet troops, his fate remains unknown.
Sources : BBC and The Official Raoul Wallenberg Website

Raoul Wallenberg
Raoul Wallenberg

TOP : 5
Missing : Percy Fawcett
Occupation : Explorer
Year : 1925
About : British explorer who went in search of an ancient lost city. Last seen heading into the jungles of Brazil.
Source : The Telegraph - UK

Percy Fawcett
Percy Fawcett

TOP : 4
Missing : Amelia Earhart
Occupation : Aviatrix
Year : 1937
About : Famous aviatrix who disappeared while flying over the Pacific Ocean. An extensive US Navy search failed to find any trace of her.
Source : TIME

Amelia Earhart
Amelia Earhart

TOP : 3
Missing : The Mary Celeste
Year : 1872
About : This ship was found abandoned off the Azores. The crew were never found.
Source : BBC

The Mary Celeste
The Mary Celeste

TOP : 2
Missing : The Roanoke Island Colony
Year : 1590
About : Some 120 settlers vanished from the Lost Colony. The only clue to their fate was the word Croatan carved into a post.
Source : TIME

The Roanoke Island Colony
The Roanoke Island Colony

TOP : 1
Missing : D.B. Cooper
Year : 1971
About : This man hijacked a plane, collected a $200,000 ransom and parachuted out. NEver located, his true identity is still unknown.
Source : FBI

D.B. Cooper
D.B. Cooper

Data Sources :
  • www.youtube.com/watch?v=IAg6OBd5EMM
  • www.en.wikipedia.org
Photo Sources :
  • www.escritoconsangre1.blogspot.com (10th photo)
  • www.en.wikipedia.org (9th, 2nd photo)
  • www.stevennoble.com (8th photo)
  • www.thetimes.co.uk (7th photo)
  • www.raoulwallenberg.net (6th photo)
  • www.discoveryuk.com (5th photo)
  • www.biography.com (4th photo)
  • www.bermuda-triangle.org (3rd photo)
  • www.crimedesk24.com (1st photo)
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Please be noted that the top 10 that we are including here in our blog are all unofficial rankings unless otherwise noted. Most of the top ten lists are based on Google search results and collected mainly from different blogs and websites around the internet world.

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