Serial Killers: List of Famous Serial Killers

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Famous killers of all time recorded as researched. Serial killers assorted by your votes as most interesting. We have searched the internet but have not been satistfied with the other lists of famous serial killers out there so we decided to improve on what was found. We are not trying to idolize these famous murderers but shed some light on the history of these killers and their bio's. The FBI create serial killer profiles and in respect we are trying to do the same.

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Amelia Dyer

+59% of 117 Voters Interested

Proven: 400
Unproven: 400

Birth Name: Amelia Elizabeth Dyer

Amelia Dyer - Serial Killer

Amelia Dyer was Victorian England's most notorious "baby farm" killer and was responsible for the deaths of perhaps 400 infants in her care. She was tried and convicted by a jury who found her guilty after only four minutes of deliberation. Dyer was executed by hanging in 1896 in London. Baby Farms & Amelia Dyer At the time, newborn babies – especially those born out of wedlock – were commonly "adopted" by others in return for a small fee from the parents, paid in installments or upfront. Amelia Dyer's baby farm was a horrendously squalid environment where babies were starved and neglected to save money and increase the profitably of the venture. As Dyer's ruthlessness increased over time, she began…

Famous Serial Killers Name Amelia Dyer

Andrei Romanovich Chikatilo

+73% of 81 Voters Interested

Proven: 53
Unproven: 56

AKA(s): The Butcher of Rostov The Red Ripper The Forest Strip Killer The Rostov Ripper

Birth Name: Andrei Romanovich Chikatilo

Andrei Romanovich Chikatilo - Serial Killer

The Soviet Hannibal Lecter. As a kid Andrei's brother was taken by the villagers and eaten during times of famine. Or so he said. As an adult, while Andrei Romanovich Chikatilo was living a double life as a married man, Communist Party member and a teacher, Andrei, enjoyed killing children with impunity. Andrei Romanovich Chikatilo -- a sexually impotent dirty old man from hell -- lived in Rostov, 500 miles from Moscow, where he preyed mostly on children. He stalked most of his victims in train and bus stations, and had a penchant for disembowelment and mutilation. He was also a cannibal and a sadist. His macabre twelve year killing spree was finally uncovered in 1992. Chikatilo wasn't exceptionally crafty…

Serial Killer Profile: Andrei Romanovich Chikatilo

Gilles de Rais

+59% of 87 Voters Interested

Proven: 200
Unproven: 600

AKA(s): The Original Bluebeard

Gilles de Rais - Serial Killer

Born 1404 Died 1440 Gilles de Rais was born 1404 and hanged with his servants 1440 (October, 26). After his father died when he was eleven years old, he did grow up with his grandfather. He was known for his "endless ambitions." Gilles was one of the richest men in France and also served as "personal guard" (bodyguard) for Jeanne D’Arc. 1429, Gilles became "Marshall of France" but only four years later, he resigned and started his perverted masses. About 140 children died, sacrificed to demons and Satan or to satisfy his sexual lust. By 1440 he was hanged, his (false) tears under the gallows couldn’t save him. Gilles de Rais (also spelled Retz) was born on September 10, 1404…

Serial Killer Profile: Gilles de Rais

Caril Ann Fugate

+73% of 66 Voters Interested

Proven: 11
Unproven: NA

Birth Name: Caril Ann Fugate

Caril Ann Fugate - Serial Killer

Thug Behram

+62% of 71 Voters Interested

Proven: 125
Unproven: 931

AKA(s): King of the Thugs

Alias: Buhram, Buhram Jemedar

Birth Name: Thug Behram

Thug Behram - Serial Killer

Thug Behram (or Buhram), of the cult in India known as the Thuggee cult, is deemed as the world's most prolific serial killer. In many instances it is said that he murdered some 931 victims by strangulation. He turned his of murder into a 40 year career as a serial killer between the years of 1790-1830. Victims were strangled using his cult's ceremonial cloth, rumal, the Hindi term for handkerchief. It was later said that Behram was merely present during the 931 murders as he was the leader of the Thuggee cult. The gang was comprised of some 25 to 50 men in whom half a dozen of those men lived for the strangulations. Behram's statements have never been verified…

Serial Killer Profile: Thug Behram