This list of victims of the Sicilian Mafia includes people who have been killed by the Sicilian Mafia while opposing its rule. It does not include people killed in internal conflicts of the Mafia itself.
February 1 – Emanuele Notarbartolo, former mayor of Palermo (1873-1876) and director of the Banco di Sicilia. He wanted to “clean” the management of the bank, damaging the Mafia political power. Raffaele Palizzolo, a powerful politician at the time with links to the Mafia, ordered his death.
March 12 – Joseph Petrosino, a New York City police officer on a mission in Palermo to gather information from local police files to help deport Italian gangsters from New York as illegal immigrants.
May 20 - Mariano Barbato and Giorgio Pecoraro, socialist militants from Piana dei Greci.
November 15 – Bernardino Verro, a Sicilian sindicalist and politician, involved in the Fasci Siciliani (Sicilian Leagues) a popular movement of democratic and socialist inspiration in 1891-1894, and the first socialist mayor of Corleone.
September 22 – Giuseppe Rumore, secretary of the Lega di miglioramento (League of improvement) in Prizzi.
January 4 – Accursio Miraglia, a communist trade union leader from Sciacca.
May 1 – Margherita Clesceri, Giorgio Cusenza, Giovanni Megna, Francesco Vicari, Vito Allotta, Serafino Lascari, Filippo Di Salvo, Giuseppe Di Maggio, Castrense Intravaia, Giovanni Grifò and Vincenza La Fata, killed in the Portella della Ginestra massacre, during Labour Day celebrations in Sicily near Piana degli Albanesi.
September 16 – Mauro De Mauro, journalist for L'Ora in Palermo. He disappeared following his investigations on the mysterious death of Enrico Mattei and on the Golpe Borghese, a right wing coup attempt. De Mauro was allegedly murdered by the Mafia to cover up these events and possible political connections.
August 20 – Giuseppe Russo, Lieutenant-Colonel of the Carabinieri, and Prof. Filippo Costa. Russo was a confidant of Mafia boss Giuseppe Di Cristina who warned against the growing power of the Corleonesi faction, who killed Russo.
July 21 – Boris Giuliano, a police chief from Palermo and head of Palermo's Flying Squad (Squadra mobile), while investigating heroin trafficking by the Mafia.
September 25 – Judge Cesare Terranova and his driver, policeman Lenin Mancuso. Terranova had been the examining magistrate at the Palermo prosecuting office and a former member of the Italian Antimafia Commission. He was one of the first to seriously investigate the Mafia and the financial operations of Cosa Nostra. He had just been appointed as the chief examining magistrate at the Court in Palermo.
August 6 – Judge Gaetano Costa, Chief Prosecutor of Palermo, after he signed the 53 arrest warrants against the heroin-trafficking network of the Spatola-Inzerillo-Gambino clan in May 1980.
April 30 – Pio La Torre, regional secretary of the Italian Communist Party (Partito Comunista Italiano, PCI) and his driver Rosario Di Salvo. La Torre was killed after he initiated a law that introduced a new crime in the Italian legal system, mafia conspiracy, and the possibility for the courts to seize and to confiscate the assets of the persons belonging to the mafia conspiracy.
June 16 – car bomb directed against Catanese boss Alfio Ferlito, who was transferred from Enna to the Trapani jail, and died with the three escort carabinieri Salvatore Raiti, Silvano Franzolin and Luigi Di Barca, and the driver Giuseppe Di Lavore in the so-called Circonvallazione massacre
July 29 – Judge Rocco Chinnici, two of his police escorts, Mario Trapassi and Salvatore Bartolotta, and the concierge of his apartment block, Stefano Li Sacchi. Chinnici had created the Antimafia Pool, a group of investigating magistrates who closely worked together investigating the Mafia.
January 5 – Giuseppe Fava, an investigative journalist and founder of the I Siciliani monthly magazine in Catania. The magazine investigated Cosa Nostra and its tentacles in politics and business, in particular those of Sicily's biggest Catania-based construction firms.
April 2 – Barbara Asta, and her little sons, the twin-brothers Salvatore and Giuseppe, by a car bomb intended to kill the magistrate Carlo Palermo in the so-called Pizzolungo massacre.
August 6 – Antonino 'Ninni' Cassarà, police chief in Palermo and his bodyguard Roberto Antiochia. Cassarà drew up the 'Michele Greco + 161' report in July 1982, listing 162 Mafiosi who warranted arrest. The report was the start of an investigation that was to become the Maxi Trial, where most of the leadership of the Mafia were tried. He was massacred by a team of up to fifteen gunmen outside his home in front of his horrified wife.
December 12 – Graziella Campgana, a 17 year-old girl who found a list of names of mafiosi inside of a coat at the laundromat where she worked. She recognized it as being important information and gave it to her brother who was a Carabinieri. Shortly after, she was tricked to get into a car with her killer, and she was led to an area in which she tried to run away, but was killed by five blasts of a shotgun.
January 12 – Giuseppe Insalaco, the former mayor of Palermo. During the brief stint as mayor in 1984 he had tried to clean up the area of city contracts.
September 14 – Alberto Giacomelli, a retired judge in Trapani.
September 25 – Judge Antonino Saetta and his disabled son Stefano as they are returning to Palermo after a weekend in the country. Saetta was a member of the Palermo Court of Appeal. He was scheduled to hear the appeal of the Maxi Trial and had shown to be incorruptible.
September 26 – Mauro Rostagno, a former radical student of Lotta Continua and journalist who had started a drug rehabilitation centre in Trapani. He denounced Mafia drug traffickers on the local television.
April 21 – Gianluigi Barletta, a ten-year-old boy wounded by a member of clan Cappello in Catania.
March 12 – Salvo Lima, a Christian Democrat politician and former mayor of Palermo, three weeks before Italy's national election of 1992. The Mafia felt betrayed by Lima and his political patron Giulio Andreotti. In their opinion they had failed to block the confirmation of the sentence of the Maxi Trial against the Mafia by the Court of Cassation (court of final appeal) in January 1992.
September 17 – Ignazio Salvo, a wealthy businessman from the town of Salemi with strong connections with the Mafia and the Christian Democrat party, in particular with the former mayor of Palermo, Salvo Lima, and Giulio Andreotti. He was killed because they had failed to block the confirmation of the sentence of the Maxi Trial against the Mafia by the Court of Cassation (court of final appeal) in January 1992.
July 19 – Judge Paolo Borsellino, and his escort of five policemen: Agostino Catalano, Walter Cosina, Emanuela Loi, Vincenzo Li Muli, Claudio Traina in the so-called Via D'Amelio bombing, less than two months after the death of his colleague and friend Falcone, with whom he was part of the Antimafia pool.
July 26 – Rita Atria, a witness in a major Mafia investigation in Sicily, breaking the Omertà - code of silence. She committed suicide a week after the Mafia killed Antimafia prosecutor Paolo Borsellino.
July 27 – The firemen Carlo La Catena, Stefano Picerno and Sergio Pasotto, the traffic policeman Alessandro Ferrari, and Driss Moussafir, a homeless Moroccan citizen, in the so-called Via Palestro massacre in Milan in a series of terrorist bomb attacks after the arrest of Mafia boss Totò Riina in January 1993.