András Pándy: also known as "Vader Blauwbaard" (Father Bluebeard); Hungarian immigrant convicted of the murder and rape of his two wives and four children.
Marc Dutroux: convicted of having kidnapped, tortured and sexually abused six girls ranging in age from 8 to 19, during 1995 and 1996. Four of his victims were murdered; the final two were rescued.
Francisco de Assis Pereira: rapist and serial killer, known as "O Maníaco do Parque" (The Park Maniac); arrested for the torture, rape and death of 11 women and for assaulting nine in a park in São Paulo during the 1990s
Pedro Rodrigues Filho: also known as "Pedrinho Matador"; convicted and sentenced to 128 years imprisonment for 70 murders; however, the maximum one can serve in Brazil is 30 years; claimed to have killed more than 100 victims, including 40 prison inmates
Michael Wayne McGray: killed 7 people, including a woman and child and a cellmate, claims to have killed 11 others
Clifford Olson: murdered 11 children in British Columbia; died in prison 2011
Robert Pickton: Port Coquitlam, British Columbia man charged with the first degree murders of 26 women; allegedly confessed to 49 murders; convicted December 9, 2007 of six charges; reduced to second degree murder
Jorge Sagredo and Carlos Topp: also known as the "Viña del Mar Psychopaths"; committed ten murders and four rapes from August 5, 1980 to November 1, 1981 in the city of Viña del Mar; executed by firing squad on January 29, 1985; they were the last people executed in Chile
People's Republic of China
Liu Pengli: 2nd century BC Han prince; one of the earliest serial killers attested by historical sources
Gong Runbo: found guilty of the murders of six children and teenagers in aged between nine and 16 from 2005 to 2006 in Jiamusi; executed 2007
Huang Yong: between September 2001 and 2003 killed at least 17 teenage boys; executed in 2003
Yang Xinhai: also known as the "Monster Killer"; confessed to killing 65 people between 2000 and 2003; executed in 2004
Zhang Yongming: killed 11 males between March 2008 and April 2012; executed in 2013
Zhou Kehua: former soldier who targeted ATM users; killed 10 people in Jiangsu and Chongqing and evaded the law for 8 years, before being killed in 2012 in a shootout with police after a year-long manhunt
Daniel Camargo Barbosa: also known as "The Sadist of El Charquito", who is believed to have raped and killed over 150 young girls in Colombia and Ecuador during the 1970s and 1980s
Luis Garavito: also known as "The Beast" admitted to murder and rape of 140 young boys
Pedro López: also known as "The Monster of the Andes"; accused of raping and killing more than 300 girls across South America
Manuel Octavio Bermúdez: also known as "El Monstruo de los Cañaduzales" (The Monster of the Cane Fields); confessed to raping and killing at least 21 children in remote areas of Colombia
Vinko Pintarić: murdered five people, including his wife between 1973 and 1990; escaped from custody three times, killed in a 1991 shootout with the police
Martin Lecián: responsible for killing 3 policemen and 1 prison officer; executed in 1927
Petr Zelenka: male nurse convicted of murdering seven patients in Havlíčkův Brod by lethal injections to "test" doctors; sentenced to life imprisonment
Peter Lundin: killed his mother in the United States in 1991, then killed his mistress and her two children in Denmark 9 years later; sentenced to life imprisonment
Dagmar Overbye: childcare provider who killed between nine and 25 children; sentenced to death in 1921 then reprieved; died in prison on 6 May 1929
Gilberto Chamba: also known as the "Monster of Machala"; murdered 8 people in Ecuador and one in Spain; sentenced to 45 years in prison in Spain on 5 November 2006
Ramadan Abdel Rehim Mansour: also known as "Al-Tourbini"; gang leader who raped and murdered homeless children across Egypt by throwing them off trains in the 2000s, sometimes burying them alive; executed in 2010
Raya and Sakina: Egypt's most famous serial killers and the first Egyptian women to be executed by the modern state of Egypt; executed along with their husbands in 1921
Matti Haapoja: convicted murderer of three, but admitted to the killing of 18. Evidence suggests having killed as many as 22–25 people. Sentenced to life imprisonment, but committed suicide by hanging in a prison cell.
Aino Nykopp-Koski: first known Finnish female serial killer; convicted of five murders and five attempted murders. Sentenced to life in prison.
Fritz Haarmann: also known as the "Butcher of Hanover" and the "Vampire of Hanover"; murdered at least 27 young men and boys before dismembering their bodies. Reportedly sold the flesh of some victims on the black market as contraband meat; executed in 1925
Rudolf Pleil: also known as Der Totmacher (literally: "The Deadmaker"); convicted of killing salesman and nine women between 1946 and 1947 and claimed to have killed 25; committed suicide in police custody in 1958
Antonis Daglis: also known as the "Athens Ripper"; convicted in 1997 of the strangulation murder and dismemberment of three women and the attempted murder of six others; committed suicide in police custody in 1997
Lam Kor-wan: sexual sadist who murdered and dismembered four women in the 1980s; sentenced to death (commuted to life imprisonment as per tradition at that time)
Lam Kwok-wai: murdered three women, sentenced to life imprisonment (capital punishment already abolished)
Beasts of Satan: Satanic cult members who committed three notorious ritual murders from 1998 to 2004
Donato Bilancia: also known as the "Monster of Liguria" murdered 17 people in seven months between 1997 and 1998
Leonarda Cianciulli: also known as the "Soap-Maker of Correggio"; murderer of three women between 1939 and 1940; died in a women's criminal asylum in 1970
Pier Paolo Brega Massone: murdered at least four people in Milan and maimed other dozens of victims through unnecessary surgeries to illegally obtain a large amounts of money refunds; convicted and given a life sentence
Roberto Succo: murdered at least five people, including his parents, committed suicide while in prison in 1988
Lewis Hutchinson: Scottish immigrant convicted of shooting dozens of people in the 18th century; executed in 1773
Sataro Fukiage: raped and killed at least seven girls in the early 20th century; executed 2 July 1926
Vlado Taneski: crime reporter arrested in June 2008 for the murder of three elderly women on whose deaths he had written articles; committed suicide in police custody; suspected of killing another woman
Francisco Guerrero: also known as "El Chalequero" ("The man of the vests"); the first documented serial killer in Mexico; committed approximately 20 murders in Mexico City between 1880 and 1888 plus one more in 1908.
Abdul Latif Sharif: also known as "The Ciudad Juárez`Predator"; a migrant responsible for murdering an unknown number of women in Ciudad Juárez, maybe 15 murders but only he was convicted by one; died in prison
Tadeo Fulgencío Mejía: responsible for several murders during the 1890s and 1900s, motivated by delirious idea of contacting his deceased wife. Now the house in Guanajuato, where he committed the crimes, is known as "The House of laments" (Casa de los lamentos), and according to legend is haunted.
Minnie Dean: Scottish immigrant baby farmer who killed at least three children by laudanum poisoning and suffocation in the 1890s; executed by hanging in 1895
Arnfinn Nesset: manager of a geriatric nursing home who poisoned 22 residents at the Orkdal Alders-og Sjukeheim institution over a period of years before being convicted in 1983
Javed Iqbal: believed to have raped and killed 100 boys, committed suicide while in prison in 1991
Amir Qayyum: also known as the "Brick Killer"; murdered 14 homeless men in Lahore with rocks or bricks when they were asleep and was sentenced to death in May 2006
William Dathan Holbert: also known as "Wild Bill"; American expatriate who had the bodies of five other Americans buried on his property; he would kill people to get their money and properties; his wife, Laura Michelle Reese, was also arrested
Pedro Pablo Nakada Ludeña: also known as "The Apostle of Death"; convicted of 17 murders and claimed 25; sentenced to 35 years in prison
Joachim Knychała: also known as "The Vampire of Bytom" or "Frankenstein", who murdered five women between 1975 and 1982
Karol Kot: killed 2 people from 1964 to 1966 in his native Kraków, attempted to murder many more; executed 1968
Skin Hunters: Karol Banaś, Andrzej Nowocień, Dr. Janusz Kuliński and Dr Paweł Wasilewski, paramedics and doctors in Łódź who killed patients for profit; all four were convicted and officials are investigating possible accomplices
Mikhail Popkov: also known as "The Werewolf" and the "Angarsk Maniac"; assaulted and murdered women in Angarsk, Irkutsk, and Vladivostok between 1992 and 2010; convicted of 22 deaths, confessed to 59 murders
Sergei Ryakhovsky: also known as "The Hippopotamus"; convicted of the murders of 19 people aged between 14 and 78 in the Moscow area
Aleksey Sukletin: also known as "The Alligator"; killed and cannibalized at least 7 girl and women from 1979 to 1985; executed 1987
Inessa Tarverdiyeva and Roman Podkopaev: along with their daughters Viktoria and Anastasiya known as "Gang of Amazons"; family of serial killers and robbers who were responsible for multiple murders from 2007 and 2013
Alexander Tchayka: also known as "The Fur Coats Hunter"; Ukrainian man who killed 4 women dressed in fur coats in Moscow; sentenced to life imprisonment
Ondrej Rigo: killed, raped and mutilated 9 women in Amsterdam, Munich and Bratislava, always wearing socks on his hands; he remains the Slovak murderer with the highest number of victims and he is also the most prolific serial killer in modern Slovak history.
Jozef Slovák: after serving just 8 years for his first murder from 1978, Slovák killed at least 4 other women in Slovakia and Czech Republic in the early 1990s; highly intelligent, holder of numerous patents in electronics.
Silvo Plut: killed three women in Slovenia and Serbia; committed suicide in prison in 2007
Metod Trobec: raped and killed at least five women; committed suicide in prison in 2006
As of October 2014 South Africa had 160 recorded serial killers since 1950. A disproportionately large number of whom were white males whilst no racial group were more likely to be victims.
Ramón Laso: killed his two wives, child and brother in law in order to pursue extra-marital relationships
Enriqueta Martí: self-proclaimed witch who kidnapped, prostituted, murdered and made potions with the remains of small children in early 20th century Barcelona (12 bodies were identified in her home); murdered in prison while awaiting trial in 1913
Dámaso Rodríguez Martín: El Brujo ("The Warlock"), serial rapist and voyeur imprisoned in 1981 after attacking a couple, killing the man and raping the woman. Escaped from prison to the Anaga mountains in 1991, where he killed two German hikers (one of them was raped). Cornered in an abandoned house, he shot himself unsuccessfully, only to be shot dead in turn by law enforcement.
José Antonio Rodriguez Vega: El Mataviejas ("The Old Lady Killer"), raped and killed at least 16 elderly women, sentenced to 440 years in prison in 1995, murdered by fellow inmates in 2002
Anders Lindbäck: vicar who poisoned poor people with arsenic, 3 of them who died; committed suicide in custody in 1865
John Ingvar Lövgren: confessed to four murders committed between 1958 and 1963 in the Stockholm region
Hilda Nilsson: known as "The Angel Maker on Bruks Street"; Helsingborg baby farmer who murdered 8 children; committed suicide in custody in 1917
Süleyman Aktaş: also known as the "Nailing Killer"; killed five people and nailed them in the eyes and head; he is kept in a psychiatric hospital.
Adnan Çolak: also known as "The Beast of Artvin"; killed 17 elderly women in Artvin, Turkey from 1992 to 1995; in 2000 he was sentenced to death six times, and 40 years in prison. However, since October 1984, Turkey has not executed any prisoners, and as of 2004, Turkey does not have capital punishment
Özgür Dengiz: serial killer from Ankara, who killed four people and cannibalized at least one
Atalay Filiz: fugitive suspected of 4 murders from 2012 to 2016
Ali Kaya: also known as "The Babyface Killer"; responsible for 10 murders
Yavuz Yapıcıoğlu: also known as "The Screwdriver Killer"; responsible for at least 18 murders
Anatoly Onoprienko: also known as "The Terminator"; murdered 52 people from 1989 until his capture in 1996; died in prison in 2013
Serhiy Tkach: convicted of raping and murdering 36 women between 1980 - 2005; claims the total is 100
Vladyslav Volkovich and Volodymyr Kondratenko: also known as the "Nighttime Killers"; charged with shooting, stabbing and bludgeoning 16 victims to death in Kiev between 1991 and 1997; Kondratenko committed suicide in prison during the trial; Volkovich was found guilty and sentenced to life imprisonment
John Christie: gassed, raped and strangled at least five women from 1943 to 1953, hiding the bodies at his house in Notting Hill, London; also strangled his wife Ethel, as well as the wife and baby daughter of neighbour Timothy Evans, who was wrongfully executed for their murders
Robert George Clements: doctor who committed suicide when due to be arrested for poisoning his fourth wife; his other three wives all died suspiciously during the interwar period
Dale Cregan: sentenced to a whole life order in prison for four counts of homicide involving the use of firearms, including killing two police officers, and three separate counts of attempted murder in Greater Manchester
Frederick Bailey Deeming: in 1891 killed his wife and four children in Britain; remarried and moved to Australia, and then murdered his new wife
Joanna Dennehy: stabbed three men to death and tried to kill two others selected at random in what would become known as the "Peterborough Ditch Murders" in 2013; sentenced to life in prison
Harold Shipman: also known as "Dr. Death"; doctor convicted of 15 murders; a later inquiry stated he had killed at least 215 and possibly up to 457 people over a 25-year period; committed suicide in 2004 in prison
Margaret Waters: baby farmer from Brixton who drugged and starved the infants in her care; believed to have killed at least 19 children; executed on 11 October 1870
Fred West and Rosemary West: also known as the "House of Horrors" murderers; she was convicted of 10 murders; both are believed to have tortured and murdered at least 12 young women between 1967 and 1987, many at their home in Gloucester; he committed suicide in 1995 while awaiting trial
Catherine Wilson: nurse considered to have poisoned seven people in the 19th century; executed in 1862
Mary Elizabeth Wilson: also known as the "Merry Widow of Windy Nook"; convicted of murdering two husbands by poisoning and considered to have killed two others
Archibald Hall: also known as the "Monster Butler"; killed five in the 1970s, three with accomplice Michael Kitto
Peter Manuel: also known as the "Beast of Birkenshaw"; American-born Scottish murderer of seven, suspected of killing 15; executed in 1958
Edward William Pritchard: English doctor who poisoned his wife and her mother in 1865; two years earlier their maid had died in a mysterious fire
Angus Sinclair: convicted of the murders of four females, including the "World's End Murders" in Edinburgh; believed to have murdered eight
Peter Tobin: rapist and killer of three women between 1991 and 2006; sentenced to life in prison
John Cooper: also known as "The Wildman" and "The Bullseye Killer"; Pembrokeshire burglar responsible for the robbery and shotgun double-murders of a brother and sister in 1985 and a couple in 1989
Peter Moore: also known as "The Man in Black"; businessman who killed four men at random in North Wales in 1995
Shankill Butchers:The Shankill Butchers was an Ulster loyalist gang—many of whom were members of the Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)—that was active between 1975 and 1982 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. It was based in the Shankill area and was responsible for the deaths of at least 23 people, most of whom were killed in sectarian attacks
Toronto hospital baby deaths: deaths of at least eight babies at Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children in 1980 and 1981 were initially alleged to be digoxin poisonings, a theory which was cast into doubt by new evidence in 2010-2011.
Beer Man: murdered seven people in south Mumbai between October 2006 and January 2007
Monster of Florence: committed eight murders of couples in a series of 16 between 1968 and 1985. Giancarlo Lotti and Mario Vanni were convicted of four of the murders, but this conviction has been widely criticized.
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