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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Dennis Nilsen

+74% of 42 Voters Interested

Proven: 15
Unproven: NA

AKA(s): The Muswell Hill Murderer, The Kindly Killer

Birth Name: Dennis Andrew Nilsen

Dennis Nilsen - Serial Killer

Jack Unterweger

+71% of 42 Voters Interested

Proven: 10
Unproven: 15

AKA(s): Jack the Writer, Hafenpoet (prison poet), The Vienna Strangler

Birth Name: Johann "Jack" Unterweger

Jack Unterweger - Serial Killer

Dr. Jack Kevorkian aka Dr. Death

+35% of 82 Voters Interested

Proven: 127
Unproven: 3

AKA(s): Dr. Death

Alias: Dr. Jack Kevorkian

Birth Name: Jacob Kevorkian

Dr. Jack Kevorkian aka Dr. Death - Serial Killer

Dr. Jack Kevorkian was an American author, pathologist, instrumentalist, painter, composer, and euthanasia activist that was also known as Dr. Death. He was born on May 26, 1928 in Pontiac, Michigan to Armenian immigrants parents. His father Levon worked at an automobile foundry and his mother's name was Satenig. Dr. Jack had two sisters, Margaret, who was born in 1926 and Flora. He graduated 1945 with honors from Pontiac Central High School, and he graduated in 1952 from the University of Michigan Medical School. He had completed his residency training in anatomical and clinical pathology before he did research on blood transfusions. He did not function well as a pathologist in the hospital and left the practice of medicine. He…

Serial Killer Profile: Dr. Jack Kevorkian aka Dr. Death

Pedro Rodrigues Filho aka "Pedrinho Matador"

+50% of 58 Voters Interested

Proven: 71
Unproven: 100

AKA(s): Pedrinho Matador (Killer Petey)

Birth Name: Pedro Rodrigues Filho

Pedro Rodrigues Filho aka

Born in 1954 and nicknamed "Pedrinho Matador" meaning "Little Peter the Killer", Filho is a Brazilian Serial Killer who claims to have killed over 100 people, many of whom were prisoners serving time in prison was the same. In 2003 he was convicted of killing 71, his own father among them, and sentenced to 128 years . By Brazilian law, however, he can serve no more than 30 of its 128 years in prison.


Ed Gein

+69% of 42 Voters Interested

Proven: 1
Unproven: 2

AKA(s): The Plainfield Ghoul, The Mad Butcher

Alias: Ed Gein

Birth Name: Edward Theodore "Ed" Gein

Ed Gein - Serial Killer

Edward Theodore Gein, Edward Gein, Eddie Gein better known as Ed Gein (The Plainfield Ghoul & The Mad Butcher) was and is one of America’s most famous serial killers. Gein was born August 8, 1906 (Christening was done on August 27, 1906) in La Crosse County, Wisconsin and died July 26, 1984 at age 77 in Madison, Wisconsin. Ed Gein’s territory was around his hometown of Plainfield, Wisconsin. Gein kidnapped his victims but also exhumed corpses from the local graveyard so that he could keep trophies from the bones and skin of these victims. Gein was apprehended on November 16, 1957. Ed Gein only confessed to killing two women; Mary Hogan (died December 8, 1954) and Bernice Worden (died November…

Serial Killer Profile: Ed Gein