ANDREW CHAN and MYURAN SUKUMARAN were the ringleaders of the Bali Nine drug smugglers. They were executed by firing squad in Indonesia in 2015 after 10 years on death row. Both chose Kentucky Fried Chicken as their final meal.
LAWRENCE RUSSELL BREWER was a convicted murderer with a huge appetite and can lay claim to being responsible for ending the tradition of granting a final meal request to death row inmates in Texas. Brewer asked for a triple bacon cheeseburger, two fried chicken steaks with gravy and onions, a cheese and beef omelette, tomatoes, a meat lovers pizza, bell peppers, jalapeños, a bowl of okra, one pound of barbecue meat, half a loaf of bread, three fully loaded fajitas, three root beers, a pint of ice cream and a slab of peanut butter fudge. The request was granted, but he refused to eat a single bite which is what ended the tradition.
ALTON COLEMAN was a spree killer who murdered 8 people across 6 states before being caught and executed in Ohio in 2002. He chowed down on a well done filet mignon smothered with mushrooms, fried chicken breasts, a salad with French dressing, sweet potato pie with whipped cream, French fries, collard greens, onion rings, cornbread, broccoli with melted cheese, biscuits and gravy, and a cherry Coke.
VICTOR FEGUER was hanged in 1963 for kidnapping and murder and was the last person executed in Iowa. For his last meal, he requested a single olive with the pit still in it, with the hopes that it would grow into an olive tree from inside his body.
TED BUNDY was the notorious serial killer who confessed to 30 murders but may have committed even more. He declined a special meal before his 1989 execution, so he was given the meal that the Florida prison he was incarcerated in typically gave to others on death row: medium-rare steak, eggs over easy, toast with butter and jelly, hash browns, milk, coffee, and juice. He didn't eat any of it.
ELIJAH PAGE showed no remorse or emotion as he was put to death by lethal injection in South Dakota in 2007. Maybe because he was so satisfied with his steak, jalapeño poppers with cream sauce, onion rings, a salad with cherry tomatoes, ham chunks, shredded cheese, bacon bits, and blue cheese and ranch dressing, coffee, lemon iced tea, and ice cream.
WESLEY BAKER was executed in Maryland in 2005 requested breaded fish, pasta marinara, green beans, orange fruit punch, bread, and milk. This was what was on the prison menu that day.
JOHN WAYNE GACY was lethally injected on 33 charges of rape and murder. He requested 12 fried shrimp, a bucket of KFC fried chicken, French fries and strawberries. Before he was convicted, Gacy had been a manager at 3 KFC restaurants.
ADOLF EICHMANN was a senior Nazi officer who was executed in Israel in 1962. His final request was a bottle of Carmel, an Israeli red wine. He drank about half of the bottle.
JAMES EDWARD SMITH was convicted of murder, after the fatal shooting of Larry D. Rohus during a robbery made at a cashier's office. Upon being asked what he wanted as his final meal, Smith asked for a lump of dirt. This was denied, and Smith eventually settled for a pot of yoghurt.
AILEEN WUORNOS was a convicted serial killer who was executed in Florida in 2002 (and was later the basis for the movie "Monster" starring Charlize Theron. She declined a special meal, but had a hamburger and other snack food from the prison's canteen. Later, she also drank a cup of coffee.
PETER KÜRTEN, known as "The Vampire of Düsseldorf" was convicted of committing a series of sexual assaults and murders around that German city in 1929. Before his execution in 1931, he requested Wiener schnitzel, fried potatoes, and a bottle of white wine. He requested seconds, and was given them.
MARION ALBERT PRUETT had been given a new identity after testifying about a federal prison slaying. Not content with life afterward, he went on a killing spree for which he was executed in Arkansas in 1999. Pruett asked for a stuffed crust pizza from Pizza Hut, four Burger King Whoppers, a large order of French fries, three two-litre bottles of Pepsi, a bucket of ice, a bottle of ketchup, salt, fried eggplant, fried squash, fried okra, and a pecan pie. In an interview prior to his execution date, he said he was going to share his last meal with another inmate who was going to be executed the same day. He went on to say he originally wanted to have a roast duck for his last meal, but changed his mind because he felt the prison wouldn't cook it.
WILLIAM BONIN was convicted of the rape and murder of 21 boys and young man, and is suspected to have had a number of victims far in excess of that number. Bonin's final meal was substantial, consisting of two pepperoni pizzas and three helpings of chocolate ice cream. Apparently Bonin wanted to die of diabetes before the lethal injection though, as he consumed eighteen servings of Coca-Cola and Pepsi before his execution.
ERIC WRINKLES murdered his wife and her brother and his wife. Before execution he sat down to eat prime rib, a "loaded" baked potato, pork chops with steak fries, rolls and two salads with ranch dressing. It was served three days before execution because Indiana State Prison system found that condemned inmates tend to lose their appetite as execution nears.
STEPHEN WAYNE ANDERSON was an American murderer who was executed in California's San Quentin State Prison by lethal injection in 2002. He killed an 81-year-old piano teacher by shooting her in the face. His last meal was two grilled cheese sandwiches, one pint of cottage cheese, a hominy/corn mixture, one slice of peach pie, one pint of chocolate chip ice cream, and radishes.
TIMOTHY MCVEIGH was the mastermind of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing. His request ahead of his 2001 execution was two pints of mint chocolate chip ice cream.
PHILIP RAY WORKMAN murder trial was highly controversial, as several experts claimed that the bullet that killed a police officer could not have come from Workman's weapon. Despite this, Workman was convicted and executed in Tennessee in 2007. Before his execution, Workman requested that his final meal be a large vegetarian pizza, given to a homeless person. Officials denied the request, Workman refused to eat anything, and people throughout the country began a campaign to give vegetarian pizzas to the homeless in Workman's honour.
RONNIE LEE GARDNER was controversially executed in 2010 in Utah by a firing squad. Gardner ate a last meal of steak, lobster tail, apple pie, vanilla ice cream and 7-Up soda, before beginning a 48-hour fast while watching "The Lord of the Rings" film trilogy.
DENNIS WAYNE BAGWELL was executed by injection in Texas in 2005 because he liked to kill women. He also liked to eat, requesting medium rare steak with A1 Steak Sauce, fried chicken breasts and thighs, BBQ ribs, French fries, onion rings, bacon, scrambled eggs with onions, fried potatoes with onions, sliced tomatoes, salad with ranch dressing, two hamburgers, peach pie, milk, coffee, and iced tea with real sugar.