List of Famous Serial Killers List : 65 Results

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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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Richard Ramirez aka Night Stalker - Serial Killer
+75% of 88 Votes Interested
14 NA

AKA(s): The Night Stalker, The Walk-In Killer, The Valley Intruder

Birth Name: Ricardo Leyva "'Ricrd" Munoz"' Richard" Ramirez

Richard Ramirez legal name is Ricardo Leyva "Richard" Muñoz Ramírez. He was born on February 29, 1960 in El Paso, Texas and died on June 7, 2013 at age 53 in Greenbrae, California. He was 6' 1" (1.85 m) when he died from B-cell lymphoma (liver failure) in prison while waiting on California's death row for his execution. Richard was an American serial killer, burglar and rapist. He was a car mechanic in Los Angeles and held other minor jobs as well. He was obsessed and fascinated with Satanism. He became a serial killer when he was 24 years old. Richard is known as The Night Stalker, The Walk-In Killer and The Valley Intruder. He never shows any regret for…


Andrei Romanovich Chikatilo - Serial Killer
+73% of 78 Votes Interested
53 56

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

Birth Name: Andrei Romanovich Chikatilo

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…


Gilles de Rais - Serial Killer
+59% of 83 Votes Interested
200 600

AKA(s): The Original Bluebeard

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…


Caril Ann Fugate

Caril Ann Fugate - Serial Killer
+73% of 60 Votes Interested
11 NA

Birth Name: Caril Ann Fugate

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Thug Behram - Serial Killer
+61% of 69 Votes Interested
125 931

AKA(s): King of the Thugs

Alias: Buhram, Buhram Jemedar

Birth Name: Thug Behram

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…