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