Aries Criminals

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Rank the Most Wicked Aries Criminals
 1 
Joaquín Guzmán Loera
72
Birthdate: April 4, 1957
Birthplace: La Tuna, Mexico
 2 
Ross Ulbricht
(Drug Trafficker)
Ross Ulbricht
21
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.
 3 
Butch Cassidy
(Train, Bank Robber and the Leader of a Gang of Criminal Outlaws ‘Wild Bunch’)
Butch Cassidy
11
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
15
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
13
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 
Alexander Pichushkin
(Serial Killer)
Alexander Pichushkin
14
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.

 8 
Leonarda Cianciulli
(Italian Serial Killer)
Leonarda Cianciulli
22
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.  

 9 
Richard Kuklinski
(Criminal and Convicted Murderer)
Richard Kuklinski
38
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.
 10 
Jane Toppan
(American Serial Killer)
Jane Toppan
6
Birthdate: March 31, 1854
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 17, 1938
 11 
Benjamin Ruggiero
6
Birthdate: April 19, 1926
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: November 24, 1994
 12 
Myuran Sukumaran
(Australian Drug Trafficker)
Myuran Sukumaran
1
Birthdate: April 17, 1981
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
Died: April 29, 2015
 13 
Herschel Grynszpan
6
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 
Alois Brunner
(Austrian Schutzstaffel SS-Hauptsturmführer & Adolf Eichmann's Right-Hand Man)
Alois Brunner
1
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.

 15 
Rod Ferrell
(Murderer)
Rod Ferrell
3
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 
John A. Bennett
0
Birthdate: April 10, 1935
Birthplace: Virginia, United States
Died: April 13, 1961
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 17 
Frank Cali
(Mobster)
Frank Cali
6
Birthdate: March 26, 1965
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: March 13, 2019
 18 
Clyde Barrow
(Murderer)
Clyde Barrow
10
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.

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 19 
Françoise Dior
(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

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 
Joseph Morgan
(Criminal)
Joseph Morgan
2
Birthdate: April 10, 1929
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: November 8, 1993
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 21 
Elizabeth Michael
0
Birthdate: April 16, 1995
Birthplace: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
 22 
Martha Needle
(Australian Serial Killer)
Martha Needle
4
Birthdate: April 9, 1863
Birthplace: Morgan, Australia
Died: October 22, 1894
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 23 
Mel Ignatow
(Murderer)
Mel Ignatow
5
Birthdate: March 26, 1938
Birthplace: Kentucky
Died: September 1, 2008
 24 
John Proctor
(Accused victim of witchcraft)
John Proctor
2
Birthdate: March 30, 1632
Birthplace: Suffolk, England
Died: August 19, 1692
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 25 
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.
Cheung Tze-keung
2
Birthdate: April 7, 1955
Birthplace: Yunan County, Yunfu, China
Died: December 5, 1998
 27 
Robert Durst
(American Real Estate Heir and a Suspected Serial Killer)
Robert Durst
42
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.

 28 
Eric Harris
(Murderer)
Eric Harris
36
Birthdate: April 9, 1981
Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas, United States
Died: April 20, 1999
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 29 
Barry Minkow
(Businessperson, 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.

 30 
Saeed Hanaei
(Serial killer)
Saeed Hanaei
45
Birthdate: April 5, 1962
Birthplace: Mashhad, Iran
Died: April 8, 2002
 31 
Dylann Roof
(Criminal)
Dylann Roof
30
Birthdate: April 3, 1994
Birthplace: Columbia, South Carolina, USA
 32 
Adelheid Schulz
(Criminal)
Adelheid Schulz
1
Birthdate: March 31, 1955
Birthplace: Lörrach, Germany
 33 
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
 34 
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.

 35 
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.
 36 
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
 37 
Darya Nikolayevna Saltykova
(Russian Noblewoman, Sadist and Serial Killer)
Darya Nikolayevna Saltykova
47
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.

 38 
August Eigruber
(Nazi 'Gauleiter' and 'Reichsstatthalter')
August Eigruber
1
Birthdate: April 16, 1907
Birthplace: Steyr, Austria
Died: May 28, 1947
 39 
Saif al-Adel
(Al-Qaeda)
Saif al-Adel
3
Birthdate: April 11, 1960
Birthplace: Menofia Governorate, Egypt
 40 
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
Patrick Eugene Prendergast
0
Birthdate: April 6, 1868
Birthplace: Inisbofin, Ireland
Died: July 13, 1894
 42 
Ludwig Fischer
(Politician, War Criminal)
Ludwig Fischer
1
Birthdate: April 16, 1905
Birthplace: Kaiserslautern, Germany
Died: March 8, 1947
 43 
Max Clifford
(Publicist)
Max Clifford
7
Birthdate: April 6, 1943
Birthplace: Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, England, UK
Died: December 10, 2017
 44 
Herbert Mullin
(American serial killer)
Herbert Mullin
6
Birthdate: April 18, 1947
Birthplace: Salinas, California
 45 
Ahmed Ghailani
(Terrorist)
Ahmed Ghailani
1
Birthdate: April 14, 1974
Birthplace: Zanzibar, Tanzania
 46 
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.   

 47 
Pauline Nyiramasuhuko
(Politician, Criminal)
Pauline Nyiramasuhuko
1
Birthdate: April 1, 1946
Birthplace: Butare, Rwanda
 48 
Allen Stanford
(Financier)
Allen Stanford
2
Birthdate: March 24, 1950
Birthplace: Mexia, Texas, United States
 49 
Herb Baumeister
(Serial killer)
Herb Baumeister
12
Birthdate: April 7, 1947
Birthplace: Butler-Tarkington, Indiana, USA
Died: July 3, 1996
 50 
John Balaban
(Romanian-born Australian Serial Killer)
John Balaban
1
Birthdate: April 13, 1924
Birthplace: Nădab, Arad County, Romania
Died: August 26, 1953