Aries Criminals

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Rank the Most Wicked Aries Criminals
 1 
Joaquín Guzmán Loera
62
Birthdate: April 4, 1957
Birthplace: La Tuna, Mexico
 2 
Butch Cassidy
(Train, Bank Robber and the Leader of a Gang of Criminal Outlaws ‘Wild Bunch’)
Butch Cassidy
10
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.

 3 
Ross Ulbricht
(Drug Trafficker)
Ross Ulbricht
19
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.
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 4 
Joe Gallo
(Mobster)
Joe Gallo
13
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.

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 5 
Vincent Gigante
12
Birthdate: March 29, 1928
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: December 19, 2005
 6 
William M. Tweed
(Member of the New York Senate from 1868 to 1873)
William M. Tweed
1
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.

 7 
Richard Kuklinski
(Criminal and Convicted Murderer)
Richard Kuklinski
32
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.
 8 
Leonarda Cianciulli
(Serial Killer)
Leonarda Cianciulli
20
Birthdate: April 18, 1894
Birthplace: Montella
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.  

 9 
Alexander Pichushkin
(Serial Killer)
Alexander Pichushkin
7
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.

 10 
Jane Toppan
(Serial killer)
Jane Toppan
4
Birthdate: March 31, 1854
Birthplace: Boston
Died: October 29, 1938
 11 
Felix Yusupov
(Assassin of Grigori Rasputin)
Felix Yusupov
0
Birthdate: March 23, 1887
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: September 27, 1967

Felix Yusupov was a Russian prince and count from the Yusupov family. He participated in the assassination of the controversial mystic Grigori Rasputin. He was born into a wealthy family and led a flamboyant life. He was happily married to Princess Irina of Russia, the niece of Tsar Nicholas II, for more than 50 years.

 12 
Frank Cali
(Mobster)
Frank Cali
3
Birthdate: March 26, 1965
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: March 13, 2019
 13 
Herschel Grynszpan
5
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 
Benjamin Ruggiero
5
Birthdate: April 19, 1926
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: November 24, 1994
 15 
Rod Ferrell
(Murderer)
Rod Ferrell
2
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 
Joseph Morgan
(Criminal)
Joseph Morgan
1
Birthdate: April 10, 1929
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: November 8, 1993
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 17 
Mel Ignatow
(Murderer)
Mel Ignatow
4
Birthdate: March 26, 1938
Birthplace: Kentucky
Died: September 1, 2008
 18 
Myuran Sukumaran
(Drug trafficker, graphic designers)
Myuran Sukumaran
1
Birthdate: April 17, 1981
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
Died: April 29, 2015
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 19 
Allen Stanford
(Financier)
Allen Stanford
1
Birthdate: March 24, 1950
Birthplace: Mexia, Texas, United States
Thomas Bilotti
4
Birthdate: March 23, 1940
Birthplace: New York City
Died: December 16, 1985
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 21 
Françoise Dior
(French Socialite, A Prominent Neo-Nazi Figure and Niece of Fashion Designer Christian Dior)
Françoise Dior
1
Birthdate: April 7, 1932
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 20, 1993
Cheung Tze-keung
2
Birthdate: April 7, 1955
Birthplace: Yunan County, Yunfu, China
Died: December 5, 1998
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 23 
Clyde Barrow
(Murderer)
Clyde Barrow
9
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.

 24 
Elizabeth Michael
0
Birthdate: April 16, 1995
Birthplace: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
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 25 
Vincent Mangano
(Criminal)
Vincent Mangano
6
Birthdate: March 28, 1888
Birthplace: Villabate, Italy
Died: April 19, 1951
 26 
Martha Needle
(Serial killer)
Martha Needle
4
Birthdate: April 9, 1863
Birthplace: Morgan, Australia
Died: October 22, 1894
 27 
Ahmed Ghailani
(Terrorist)
Ahmed Ghailani
1
Birthdate: April 14, 1974
Birthplace: Zanzibar, Tanzania
 28 
Charles Sobhraj
(French Serial Killer, Fraudster, and Thief)
Charles Sobhraj
81
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.
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 29 
Robert Durst
(Criminal)
Robert Durst
35
Birthdate: April 12, 1943
Birthplace: New York,City New York
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 
Eric Harris
(Murderer)
Eric Harris
34
Birthdate: April 9, 1981
Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas, United States
Died: April 20, 1999
 31 
Saeed Hanaei
(Serial killer)
Saeed Hanaei
42
Birthdate: April 5, 1962
Birthplace: Mashhad, Iran
Died: April 8, 2002
 32 
Dylann Roof
(Criminal)
Dylann Roof
27
Birthdate: April 3, 1994
Birthplace: Columbia, South Carolina, USA
 33 
Paul Manafort
(American Lobbyist and Political Consultant)
Paul Manafort
9
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.

 34 
John Demjanjuk
(War Criminal)
John Demjanjuk
25
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
 35 
John Christie
(British Serial Killer Who Was Active During the 1940s and Early-1950s)
John Christie
21
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.   

 36 
Terry Nichols
(American Domestic Terrorist Who Was Convicted of Being an Accomplice in the Oklahoma City Bombing)
Terry Nichols
16
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.
 37 
Zheng Zhilong
(Chinese Admiral, Merchant, Military General, Pirate, and Politician)
Zheng Zhilong
0
Birthdate: April 16, 1604
Birthplace: Fujian, Ming dynasty, China
Died: November 24, 1661

Chinese pirate and Ming dynasty leader Zheng Zhilong was baptized by the Europeans who had employed him as a boy. He was assigned the duty of safeguarding the borders from the Dutch, and later joined the Qing dynasty. He was assassinated for his son’s refusal to submit to the Qings.

 38 
Max Clifford
(Publicist)
Max Clifford
7
Birthdate: April 6, 1943
Birthplace: Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, England, UK
Died: December 10, 2017
 39 
Herta Ehlert
(Camp guard)
Herta Ehlert
6
Birthdate: March 26, 1905
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: April 4, 1997
 40 
Herbert Mullin
(American serial killer)
Herbert Mullin
6
Birthdate: April 18, 1947
Birthplace: Salinas, California
 41 
Herb Baumeister
(Serial killer)
Herb Baumeister
8
Birthdate: April 7, 1947
Birthplace: Butler-Tarkington, Indiana, USA
Died: July 3, 1996
 42 
John A. Bennett
0
Birthdate: April 10, 1935
Birthplace: Virginia, United States
Died: April 13, 1961
 43 
Barry Minkow
(Businessperson, Pastor, and convicted felon)
Barry Minkow
2
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.

 44 
Donald Harvey
(Serial killer)
Donald Harvey
5
Birthdate: April 15, 1952
Birthplace: Butler County
Died: March 30, 2017
 45 
Željko Ražnatović
(Serbian Mobster, Sports Administrator, Politician, and Paramilitary Commander)
Željko Ražnatović
5
Birthdate: April 17, 1952
Birthplace: Brežice, Slovenia
Died: January 15, 2000
 46 
Dokka Umarov
(1st Emir of the Caucasus Emirate (2007 - 2013))
Dokka Umarov
1
Birthdate: April 13, 1964
Birthplace: Kharsenoy, Chechnya, Russia
Died: September 7, 2013

Chechen separatist Dokka Umarov later declared himself the emir of the Islamic Caucasus Emirate. Though a civil engineer by profession, he continued to indulge in criminal activities while working in Russia. He was eventually poisoned, and his body was found in a remote Russian area.

Jack Dragna
3
Birthdate: April 18, 1891
Birthplace: Corleone
Died: February 23, 1956
 48 
John Proctor
(Accused victim of witchcraft)
John Proctor
1
Birthdate: March 30, 1632
Birthplace: Suffolk, England
Died: August 19, 1692
 49 
Eddie Nash
(Former Drug dealer, Restaurateur)
Eddie Nash
1
Birthdate: April 3, 1929
Birthplace: Ramallah, British Palestine
Died: August 9, 2014
 50 
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