Aries Criminals

Rank the Most Wicked Aries Criminals

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Joaquín Guzmán Loera
(Drug lord)
Joaquín Guzmán Loera
95
Birthdate: April 4, 1957
Birthplace: La Tuna, Mexico
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 2 
Richard Kuklinski
(Criminal and Convicted Murderer)
Richard Kuklinski
45
Birthdate: April 11, 1935
Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Died: March 5, 2006
Richard Kuklinski, known as The Iceman, was a contract killer who worked for various mafia families. He earned his nickname after he froze the body of a victim. He received a life sentence for killing two gang members and two associates and later received 30 more years for another murder.
 3 
Butch Cassidy
(Train, Bank Robber and the Leader of a Gang of Criminal Outlaws ‘Wild Bunch’)
Butch Cassidy
20
Birthdate: April 13, 1866
Birthplace: Beaver, Utah, United States
Died: November 7, 1908

Train and bank robber Butch Cassidy was the leader of a gang of criminal outlaws known as the "Wild Bunch" in the Old West. The son of ranchers, he ran away from home as a teenager and became involved in a life of crime. He started with minor criminal offenses and eventually became a much-feared robber.

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 4 
Joe Gallo
(Mobster)
Joe Gallo
21
Birthdate: April 7, 1929
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: April 7, 1972

Italian-American gangster Joe Gallo, nicknamed "Crazy Joe,” was part of New York’s Colombo crime family. Initially an associate of the Profaci crime family, Gallo was later involved in the First Colombo War. He was suspected of launching an attack on Joseph Colombo and was shot dead on his 43rd birthday.

 5 
Ross Ulbricht
(Drug Trafficker)
Ross Ulbricht
33
Birthdate: March 27, 1984
Birthplace: Austin, Texas
Ross Ulbricht, or "Dread Pirate Roberts,” created the dark market site Silk Road, which let people make anonymous drug deals, using bitcoins. He was eventually convicted of a number of crimes, including hacking and money laundering, and was sentenced to a double life imprisonment plus 40 years without parole.
 6 
Vincent Gigante
(Mobster)
Vincent Gigante
16
Birthdate: March 29, 1928
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: December 19, 2005
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 7 
William M. Tweed
(Member of the New York Senate from 1868 to 1873)
William M. Tweed
2
Birthdate: April 3, 1823
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: April 12, 1878

William M. Tweed was an American politician best known for serving as the boss of Tammany Hall, which had a major influence on the political scene of 19th-century New York State. He was later convicted for stealing millions of dollars from New York City taxpayers. His life and career inspired several films, such as Up in Central Park and Liberty.

 8 
Alexander Pichushkin
(Serial Killer)
Alexander Pichushkin
16
Birthdate: April 9, 1974
Birthplace: Mytishchi

Known as the Chessboard Killer, Alexander Pichushkin set out to kill people matching all the 64 squares on his chessboard, and would cross out a square with every kill. Mostly targeting elderly people, he managed to kill about 48 to 60 people and was eventually sentenced to life imprisonment.

 9 
Leonarda Cianciulli
(Italian Serial Killer)
Leonarda Cianciulli
26
Birthdate: April 18, 1894
Birthplace: Montella, Italy
Died: October 15, 1970

Leonarda Cianciulli was an Italian serial killer who murdered three women and turned their bodies into soaps and tea cakes. She is also known as the "Soap-Maker of Correggio." Between 1939 and 1940, she killed three of her neighbors--all of them middle-aged women--as part of human sacrifices. She was eventually found guilty of her crimes and sentenced to prison.  

 10 
John A. Bennett
(Soldier)
John A. Bennett
2
Birthdate: April 10, 1935
Birthplace: Virginia, United States
Died: April 13, 1961
 11 
Jane Toppan
(American Serial Killer)
Jane Toppan
8
Birthdate: March 31, 1854
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 17, 1938
 12 
Benjamin Ruggiero
7
Birthdate: April 19, 1926
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: November 24, 1994
 13 
Herschel Grynszpan
8
Birthdate: March 28, 1921
Birthplace: Hanover
Died: May 8, 1960

Herschel Grynszpan was a German Jew best remembered for assassinating a German diplomat named Ernst vom Rath to avenge the persecuted Jews. Rath's assassination had a huge impact on the Jews as the Nazis cited his murder as justification for their planned antisemitic pogroms against the Jews in Germany. Herschel Grynszpan disappeared in 1944 and was declared dead in 1960.

 14 
Joseph Morgan
(Criminal)
Joseph Morgan
3
Birthdate: April 10, 1929
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: November 8, 1993
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 15 
Rod Ferrell
(Murderer)
Rod Ferrell
7
Birthdate: March 28, 1980
Birthplace: Murray, Kentucky, United States

Rod Ferrell is an American cult leader and murderer. A member of the Vampire Clan, Ferrell claimed to be a vampire. It was later ascertained that he had become obsessed with a game called Vampire: The Masquerade. In 1998, Rod Ferrell became the youngest American on Death Row after pleading guilty to the double murder of a couple from Florida.

 16 
Vincent Mangano
(Criminal)
Vincent Mangano
7
Birthdate: March 28, 1888
Birthplace: Villabate, Italy
Died: April 19, 1951
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 17 
Clyde Barrow
(American Criminal)
Clyde Barrow
11
Birthdate: March 24, 1909
Birthplace: Ellis County, Texas, United States
Died: May 23, 1934

Part of the infamous criminal couple Bonnie and Clyde, with Bonnie Parker, Clyde Barrow had been a criminal long before he met Bonnie. While they were known for robbing gas stations, banks, and restaurants. Their exploits were romanticized in films and later inspired gangster chic fashion.

 18 
Martha Needle
(Australian Serial Killer)
Martha Needle
10
Birthdate: April 9, 1863
Birthplace: Morgan, Australia
Died: October 22, 1894
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 19 
Françoise Dior
(A Prominent Neo-Nazi Figure and Niece of Fashion Designer Christian Dior)
Françoise Dior
2
Birthdate: April 7, 1932
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 20, 1993

French socialite Françoise Dior was the niece of world-renowned designer Christian Dior. However, the heiress later became a Nazi sympathizer and married neo-Nazi figure and Holocaust denier Colin Jordan. She was associated with the National Socialist Movement but eventually lost most of her fortune and died in oblivion.

 20 
Ahmed Ghailani
(Terrorist)
Ahmed Ghailani
2
Birthdate: April 14, 1974
Birthplace: Zanzibar, Tanzania
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 21 
Mel Ignatow
(Murderer)
Mel Ignatow
6
Birthdate: March 26, 1938
Birthplace: Kentucky
Died: September 1, 2008
 22 
John Balaban
(Romanian-born Australian Serial Killer)
John Balaban
2
Birthdate: April 13, 1924
Birthplace: Nădab, Arad County, Romania
Died: August 26, 1953
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 23 
Alfred Rouse
(British Murderer Who Was Convicted and Executed For The Murder of an Unknown Man)
Alfred Rouse
0
Birthdate: April 6, 1894
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: March 10, 1931

Alfred Rouse was a British murderer who killed an unknown hitchhiker after rendering him unconscious inside his car and setting the car on fire in an attempt to fake his own death. The crime was dubbed the Blazing Car Murder and the identity of the victim remains unknown. Rouse was convicted and executed for the murder of an unknown man!

 24 
Thomas Bilotti
Thomas Bilotti
4
Birthdate: March 23, 1940
Birthplace: New York City
Died: December 16, 1985
 25 
John Proctor
(Accused victim of witchcraft)
John Proctor
6
Birthdate: March 30, 1632
Birthplace: Suffolk, England
Died: August 19, 1692
 26 
Barry Minkow
(Former American Businessman, Pastor, and Convicted Felon)
Barry Minkow
3
Birthdate: March 22, 1966
Birthplace: Inglewood, California, United States

Businessman, felon and pastor, Barry Minkow opened his first business while in high school. But faced with fund crunch, he soon resorted to felony, ultimately executing a massive investment fraud, resulting in imprisonment. Later he became a pastor and fraud investigator, concurrently continuing with his illegal dealings, resulting in another confinement and a sentence to pay $612 million in restitution.

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 27 
Myuran Sukumaran
(Australian Drug Trafficker)
Myuran Sukumaran
3
Birthdate: April 17, 1981
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
Died: April 29, 2015
 28 
Charles Sobhraj
(French Serial Killer, Fraudster, and Thief)
Charles Sobhraj
83
Birthdate: April 6, 1944
Birthplace: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Charles Sobhraj, better known as the “Bikini Killer” and “The Serpent,” is an infamous criminal who was convicted of murdering twelve tourists in Southeast Asia in the 1970s, purely out of his hatred for hippies. After serving jail time in India, he is now serving a life sentence in Nepal.
 29 
Robert Durst
(American Real Estate Heir and a Suspected Serial Killer)
Robert Durst
43
Birthdate: April 12, 1943
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: January 10, 2022

Robert Durst is a real estate heir and suspected killer of three people, including his first wife Kathleen McCormack Durst and longtime friend Susan Berman. The events surrounding Durst's trial have inspired films and TV series like All Good Things and The Jinx. His life also inspired the book A Deadly Secret, which was later adapted into a TV film.

 30 
Paulinho Paiakan
(Leader)
Paulinho Paiakan
0
Birthdate: April 19, 1953
Birthplace: Brazil
Died: June 16, 2020
 31 
Eric Harris
(American Mass Murder)
Eric Harris
39
Birthdate: April 9, 1981
Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas, United States
Died: April 20, 1999
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 32 
Saif al-Adel
(Al-Qaeda)
Saif al-Adel
8
Birthdate: April 11, 1960
Birthplace: Menofia Governorate, Egypt
 33 
Saeed Hanaei
(Serial killer)
Saeed Hanaei
47
Birthdate: April 5, 1962
Birthplace: Mashhad, Iran
Died: April 8, 2002
 34 
Darya Nikolayevna Saltykova
(Russian Noblewoman, Sadist and Serial Killer)
Darya Nikolayevna Saltykova
51
Birthdate: March 22, 1730
Birthplace: Russia
Died: December 27, 1801

Darya Nikolayevna Saltykova was a noblewoman, serial killer, and sadist. She achieved notoriety for torturing and killing at least 38 female serfs. Since she was well-connected with the Russian nobility and with those in power at the royal court, Darya got away with many of her murders until she was found guilty in a trial organized by Empress Catherine II.

 35 
Dylann Roof
(Criminal)
Dylann Roof
34
Birthdate: April 3, 1994
Birthplace: Columbia, South Carolina, USA
 36 
Adelheid Schulz
(Criminal)
Adelheid Schulz
3
Birthdate: March 31, 1955
Birthplace: Lörrach, Germany
 37 
John Demjanjuk
(War Criminal)
John Demjanjuk
26
Birthdate: April 3, 1920
Birthplace: Dubovi Makharyntsi, Berdychiv uyezd, Kiev Governorate, Ukrainian People's Republic
Died: March 17, 2012
John Demjanjuk was a Trawniki man and a Nazi concentration camp guard at Sobibor, Majdanek, and Flossenbürg. He was part of a highly publicized trial that convicted him for committing atrocities as the infamous Treblinka guard “Ivan the Terrible.” However, lack of any strong evidence suggested he had been misidentified
 38 
Paul Manafort
(American Lobbyist and Political Consultant)
Paul Manafort
11
Birthdate: April 1, 1949
Birthplace: New Britain, Connecticut, United States

Paul Manafort is an American former lobbyist, lawyer, political consultant, and convicted bank fraudster. As a political consultant, he served as an adviser to the presidential campaigns of Ronald Reagan, Gerald Ford, and George H. W. Bush. He is also credited with co-founding a lobbying firm called Black, Manafort & Stone.

 39 
Terry Nichols
(American Domestic Terrorist Who Was Convicted of Being an Accomplice in the Oklahoma City Bombing)
Terry Nichols
17
Birthdate: April 1, 1955
Birthplace: Lapeer, Michigan, United States
Terry Nichols is a convicted terrorist who was part of the Oklahoma City bombing, along with co-conspirator, Timothy McVeigh, whom he had met while working with the U.S. Army. Nichols was sentenced to life in prison without parole and remains incarcerated at ADX Florence, a high-security prison in Colorado.
 40 
Frank Cali
(Mobster)
Frank Cali
10
Birthdate: March 26, 1965
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: March 13, 2019
 41 
Herta Ehlert
(Camp guard)
Herta Ehlert
8
Birthdate: March 26, 1905
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: April 4, 1997
 42 
Mounir el-Motassadeq
(Member of al-Qaeda and of assisting some of the hijackers in the September 11 attacks)
Mounir el-Motassadeq
0
Birthdate: April 3, 1974
Birthplace: Marrakesh, Morocco
 43 
Abdul Rahman Yasin
(Iraqi extremist who assisted in the February 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center)
Abdul Rahman Yasin
0
Birthdate: April 10, 1960
Birthplace: Bloomington, Indiana, United States
 44 
August Eigruber
(Nazi 'Gauleiter' and 'Reichsstatthalter')
August Eigruber
1
Birthdate: April 16, 1907
Birthplace: Steyr, Austria
Died: May 28, 1947
 45 
Patrick Eugene Prendergast
(Murderer)
Patrick Eugene Prendergast
0
Birthdate: April 6, 1868
Birthplace: Inisbofin, Ireland
Died: July 13, 1894
 46 
Alois Brunner
(Austrian Schutzstaffel SS-Hauptsturmführer & Adolf Eichmann's Right-Hand Man)
Alois Brunner
4
Birthdate: April 8, 1912
Birthplace: Rohrbrunn, Austria
Died: November 30, 2001

Alois Brunner was an Austrian SS-Hauptsturmführer who played a major role in the execution of the Holocaust. Considered Adolf Eichmann's right-hand man, Brunner was responsible for deporting more than 100,000 European Jews from places like Austria, Slovakia, and France to concentration camps and ghettos in Eastern Europe. After the war, Alois Brunner evaded all attempts to kill or capture him.

 47 
Herbert Mullin
(American serial killer)
Herbert Mullin
6
Birthdate: April 18, 1947
Birthplace: Salinas, California
 48 
Max Clifford
(Publicist)
Max Clifford
7
Birthdate: April 6, 1943
Birthplace: Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, England, UK
Died: December 10, 2017
 49 
John Christie
(British Serial Killer Who Was Active During the 1940s and Early-1950s)
John Christie
22
Birthdate: April 8, 1899
Birthplace: Northowram
Died: July 15, 1953

John Christie was a British serial killer who was active during the 1940s and early-1950s. He killed at least eight people and was sentenced to death for the murder of his wife Ethel. The killings were dramatized in the 1971 film 10 Rillington Place, in which Christie was played by Richard Attenborough. Christie's murders also inspired other works of art.   

 50 
Herb Baumeister
(Serial killer)
Herb Baumeister
12
Birthdate: April 7, 1947
Birthplace: Butler-Tarkington, Indiana, USA
Died: July 3, 1996