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

Biography: 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)

Historical Events

  • 1610-12-30 Hungarian aristocrat Elizabeth Báthory arrested at Csejte Castle on suspicion of killing and torturing hundreds of young girls and women
  • 1611-01-07 Trial of Hungarian aristocrat Elizabeth Báthory for killing and torturing hundreds of young women, later sentenced to house arrest for the rest of her life

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