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Elizabeth Báthory

Most Prolific Female Serial Killer in History Elizabeth Báthory

Full Name: Countess Elizabeth Báthory de Ecsed
Profession: Most Prolific Female Serial Killer in History

Nationality:
Hungary
Hungarian

Why Famous: A countess from the renowned Báthory family of nobility in the Kingdom of Hungary. She has been labelled the most prolific female serial killer in history. Together with four collaborators, she was accused of torturing and killing hundreds of girls between 1585 and 1610.

Born: August 7, 1560
Birthplace: Nyírbátor, Hungary
Star Sign: Leo

Died: August 21, 1614 (aged 54)

Events in the Life of Elizabeth Báthory

  • 1620-12-26 Hungarian Countess Elizabeth Báthory's crimes and serial murders are uncovered

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