Famous Murderers - List of Famous Murderers

A murderer is someone who terminates the life of another person unlawfully. There are numerous types of murderers. Some murder for money.  There are some killers who are mentally sick and their act of murder is the result of their psychological problem.  There are some murderers who commit this crime in a fit of passion. Religious blindness can also be a cause of murder. There are many instances where a single person has committed a series of murders. This type of killers is known as serial killers. Generally, they murder strangers and they do it just for the sake of killing. Mass murderers are those who intentionally murder a large number of people either at the same time or over a short period of time. Spree killers are those who commit the act of murder in several locations within a brief period.  Often a family member intentionally murders a particular person to protect the honour of his family. This type of murder is called honour killing. Research says that certain conditions like negligence and abuse in childhood lead persons towards criminal activities. This section provides information about s infamous murderers from all over the world.

The Most Famous Murderers

Richard RamirezFebruary 29, 1960AmericanRichard Ramirez was an American serial killer and rapist dubbed as the “Night Stalker”
Sammy GravanoMarch 12, 1945AmericanSalvatore ‘Sammy the Bull’ Gravano is a criminal, best known as the underboss of the notorious Gambino family
Aileen WuornosFebruary 29, 1956AmericanAileen Wuornos was a serial killer who was sentenced to death for killing seven men in Florida
Dale CreganJune 6, 1983BritishDale Cregan is an infamous English drug-dealer and murderer
Olga HepnarováJune 30, 1951CzechOlga Hepnarová was a Czech murderer executed for killing eight people with a truck in 1973
Jeffrey DahmerMay 21, 1960AmericanJeffrey Lionel Dahmer was an American was a serial killer and a sex offender
Darlie RoutierJanuary 4, 1970AmericanDarlie Routier is an American death row inmate convicted of killing her five-year-old son
Ed GeinAugust 27, 1906AmericanEd Gein infamously known as the ‘Butcher of Plainfield’ was an American murderer and body snatcher
Robert PicktonOctober 24, 1949CanadianRobert Pickton is a Canadian pig farmer turned serial killer
George Hill HodelOctober 10, 1907AmericanGeorge Hill Hodel was a suspect in the notorious murder case of Elizabeth Short
Richard Ramirez

Richard Ramirez

Richard Ramirez was an American serial killer and rapist dubbed as the “Night Stalker”

AmericanFebruary 29, 1960872 views

Jeffrey Dahmer

Jeffrey Lionel Dahmer was an American was a serial killer and a sex offender

AmericanMay 21, 1960467 views

Ted Bundy

Ted Bundy was an American serial killer and rapist

AmericanNovember 24, 1946221 views

John Wayne Gacy

John Wayne Gacy was an American serial killer and rapist who targeted boys and young men

AmericanMarch 17, 1942427 views

Billy the Kid

Billy the Kid was a 19th-century gunman who participated in the Lincoln County War

AmericanNovember 17, 1859200 views

Jack the Ripper

Jack the Ripper was the name given to an unidentified serial killer active in London during the late 19th century

British107 views

Whitey Bulger

Whitey Bulger is a notorious American murderer and mobster, convicted in numerous cases of racketeering, extortion, shoplifting and other crimes

Mark David Chapman

Mark David Chapman is an American murderer who killed Beatles member John Lennon

AmericanMay 10, 1955210 views

Susan Smith

Susan Smith is an American criminal who was found guilty of killing her two young sons in order to continue a relationship with a man

AmericanSeptember 26, 1971118 views