Capricorn Criminals

Rank the Most Wicked Capricorn Criminals

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 1 
Al Capone
(Gangster, Co-Founder & Boss of the 'Chicago Outfit' Crime Family)
Al Capone
97
Birthdate: January 17, 1899
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: January 25, 1947

Al Capone, also known by the nickname Scarface, was one of the most notorious American gangsters who controlled the organised crime in Chicago between 1925 and 1931. He was known for violence and cruelty in eliminating rival gang members, the most infamous incident being the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre. His life inspired numerous books and films.

 2 
Harold Shipman
(Serial Killer)
Harold Shipman
119
Birthdate: January 14, 1946
Birthplace: Nottingham
Died: January 13, 2004

One of history’s most infamous serial killers, Harold Shipman was a British GP who is believed to have killed over 200 patients before being nabbed by the police. He was ultimately sentenced to life imprisonment for 15 murders but later committed suicide in prison. The case led to grave concerns about powers and the responsibilities of the Britain’s medical community.

 3 
Hideki Tojo
(27th Prime Minister of Japan)
Hideki Tojo
33
Birthdate: December 30, 1884
Birthplace: Kōjimachi, Tokyo, Japan
Died: December 23, 1948

Hideki Tojo headed the Imperial Japanese Army and was the Japanese minister of war, apart from being Japan’s prime minister from 1941 to 1944. His tenure witnessed the attack on Pearl Harbor. After Japan surrendered to the Allied Powers, Tojo was convicted of war crimes and sentenced to death.

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 4 
Dean Corll
(American Serial Killer and Pederast)
Dean Corll
59
Birthdate: December 24, 1939
Birthplace: Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States
Died: August 8, 1973
Dean Corll, also known as the “Candy Man” and the “Pied Piper,” was a serial killer who, along with accomplices David Brooks and Elmer Henley, was responsible for the grisly Houston Mass Murders. The group kidnapped, assaulted, and strangulated or shot at least 28 young men and boys. 
 5 
Dawood Ibrahim
(Criminal)
Dawood Ibrahim
97
Birthdate: December 27, 1955
Birthplace: Khed Ratnagiri, Bombay State

A mobster and drug dealer most wanted by India, Dawood Ibrahim heads the organized crime syndicate popularluy known as D-Company. He was named No.3 on The World's 10 Most Wanted Fugitives by the FBI in 2011. He is wanted on the charges of terrorism, murder, targeted killing, extortion, and drug trafficking among other crimes.

 6 
Darlie Routier
(Murderer)
Darlie Routier
33
Birthdate: January 4, 1970
Birthplace: Altoona, Pennsylvania, United States
Darlie Routier was convicted of stabbing her 5-year-old son Damon to death in 1996 and sentenced to death by lethal injection. She was also charged with killing her other son, 6-year-old Devon, but not tried for it. Following multiple appeals by her, fresh DNA tests were ordered and are pending.
 7 
Arnold Rothstein
(Racketeer)
Arnold Rothstein
12
Birthdate: January 17, 1882
Birthplace: nhattan, New York City, New York
Died: November 6, 1928

Arnold Rothstein, or the Brain, was a racketeer, gambler, and businessman who later became a leader of New York’s Jewish crime circuit. He had reportedly fixed the 1919 World Series. He inspired several fictional characters, including Meyer Wolfsheim in The Great Gatsby. He was murdered for declining a poker-related payment.

 8 
Stanley Williams
(Criminal)
Stanley Williams
22
Birthdate: December 29, 1953
Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
Died: December 13, 2005
 9 
Omar al-Bashir
(Former President of Sudan)
Omar al-Bashir
33
Birthdate: January 1, 1944
Birthplace: Hosh Bannaga, Sudan

Omar al-Bashir is a Sudanese politician who served as the seventh president of Sudan. A former military officer, he is the founder of the National Congress Party that remained the dominant political party in the country until 2019. He was deposed in a coup d'état the same year and subsequently arrested and convicted on multiple corruption charges.

 10 
Calico Jack
(British Pirate Captain Who Operated in Cuba and in the Bahamas During the Early 18th Century)
Calico Jack
10
Birthdate: December 26, 1682
Birthplace: Bristol, England
Died: November 18, 1720

Calico Jack was a British pirate captain who operated in Cuba and in the Bahamas during the early 18th century. Active towards the end of the Golden Age of Piracy, Calico Jack is best remembered for having two female pirates, including his lover Anne Bonny, as part of his crew. 

 11 
Mutsuhiro Watanabe
(Imperial Japanese Army Corporal)
Mutsuhiro Watanabe
27
Birthdate: January 18, 1918
Birthplace: Japan
Died: April 1, 2003

Mutsuhiro Watanabe was an Imperial Japanese Army soldier in World War II. Following Japan’s defeat, he was classified a war criminal for his mistreatment of prisoners of war (POWs) by the US Occupation authorities. However, the US authorities could not capture him. In his later years, he became an insurance salesman and grew wealthy.

 12 
Joseph Bonanno
(Italian-American Crime Boss of the Bonanno Crime Family)
Joseph Bonanno
11
Birthdate: January 18, 1905
Birthplace: Castellammare del Golfo, Italy
Died: May 11, 2002

Italian-American crime boss Joseph Bonanno was the leader of the Bonanno crime family for almost four decades. Introduced to organized crime as a child, he proceeded to become one of the youngest-ever bosses of a crime family at just 26. He successfully evaded arrest for many decades. He lived a long life and became a writer in his later years.  

 13 
Joe Masseria
(Italian-American Mafia Boss of ‘Genovese Crime Family’)
Joe Masseria
16
Birthdate: January 17, 1887
Birthplace: Menfi, Italy
Died: April 15, 1931

Joe Masseria was an Italian-American Mafia boss who controlled the Genovese crime family from 1922 to 1931. He was killed in the Castellammarese War, which was fought for control over illegal activities in New York City. Since his death, Joe Masseria has been portrayed in several films like The Valachi Papers, Lucky Luciano, Mobsters, and Lansky.

 14 
Veerappan
(Indian criminal)
Veerappan
66
Birthdate: January 18, 1952
Birthplace: Gopinatham, Mysore State, India
Died: October 18, 2004
 15 
Frank James
(Outlaw)
Frank James
18
Birthdate: January 10, 1843
Birthplace: Clay County, Missouri, USA
Died: February 18, 1915

Frank James was an American Confederate soldier turned outlaw. He was a good student and once aspired to be a teacher. He served in the American Civil War and was later pushed into the world of crime. He became a part of the James-Younger Gang and participated in many robberies. He eventually quit crime to work other jobs. 

 16 
Marcel Petiot
(French Medical Doctor and Serial Killer Who Was Convicted of Multiple Murders)
Marcel Petiot
15
Birthdate: January 17, 1897
Birthplace: Auxerre, France
Died: May 25, 1946

While he was diagnosed with mental illness as a child, French physician Marcel Petiot or Doctor Satan, allegedly killed almost 60 people later. He targeted Jews fleeing Nazi-occupied France, injected them with poison, stole their belongings, and hid their bodies in his basement. He was guillotined for his crimes.

 17 
Viktor Bout
(Arms dealer known for Convictions for criminal intent to traffic arms and conspiracy to kill)
Viktor Bout
2
Birthdate: January 13, 1967
Birthplace: Dushanbe, Tajikistan
 18 
Ralph Capone
(Al Capone's Brother)
Ralph Capone
6
Birthdate: January 12, 1894
Birthplace: Italy
Died: November 22, 1974

Ralph Capone, older brother of infamous gangsters Al and Frank Capone, was a mobster in his own right. He followed his brothers to Chicago, where he formed his own legitimate soft drink business, earning the nickname “Bottles.” His business was once second only to Coca-Cola in the non-alcoholic beverage market.

 19 
Doc Scurlock
(Cowboy)
Doc Scurlock
3
Birthdate: January 11, 1849
Birthplace: Tallapoosa County, Alabama, United States
Died: July 25, 1929
 20 
Javaris Crittenton
(Basketball player)
Javaris Crittenton
2
Birthdate: December 31, 1987
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
 21 
Joseph Massino
(Criminal)
Joseph Massino
6
Birthdate: January 10, 1943
Birthplace: New York City, USA
 22 
Randall Woodfield
(Serial killer)
Randall Woodfield
16
Birthdate: December 26, 1950
Birthplace: Salem, Oregon, United States

Randall Woodfield is a serial killer and rapist linked to a total of 18 murders and is suspected of having killed up to 44 victims. He was dubbed the I-5 Killer or the I-5 Bandit by the media. He began committing sexual assaults and robberies in 1975 and started murdering people in 1980. He was finally arrested in March 1981.  

 23 
Paul Le Roux
(Former Criminal Cartel Boss and Programmer)
Paul Le Roux
2
Birthdate: December 24, 1972
Birthplace: Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
 24 
Ahmad Suradji
(Serial Killer)
Ahmad Suradji
24
Birthdate: January 10, 1949
Birthplace: Medan
Died: July 10, 2008

Ahmad Suradji’s dead father apparently asked him to collect the saliva of 70 women to gain invincibility, in a dream. This made him kill 42 girls and women, and then bury their bodies in a sugarcane plantation. The Indonesian serial killer was eventually convicted and executed by a firing squad.

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 25 
Jacques Mesrine
(French Murderer, Burglar and Kidnapper)
Jacques Mesrine
7
Birthdate: December 28, 1936
Birthplace: Clichy, France
Died: November 2, 1979

Jacques Mesrine was a French criminal who carried out numerous burglaries, bank robberies, and kidnappings in the US, France, and Canada. He also killed many people and escaped repeatedly from prison, which earned him notoriety. Nicknamed The Man of a Thousand Faces, Jacques Mesrine was an expert in hiding his true identity. His life inspired a two-part film titled Mesrine.

 26 
Robert-François Damiens
(French Criminal Whose Failed Attempt to Assassinate King Louis XV Resulted in His Public Execution)
Robert-François Damiens
2
Birthdate: January 9, 1715
Birthplace: La Thieuloye, Artois, France
Died: March 28, 1757

Robert-François Damiens was a French domestic servant best remembered for his failed attempt to kill King Louis XV in 1757. Although the king was only slightly wounded, Damiens was sentenced to death. He was executed in public and was the last person in France to be executed by dismemberment.

 27 
Andrew Fastow
(Former CFO of Enron)
Andrew Fastow
3
Birthdate: December 22, 1961
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., USA
 28 
Robert John Bardo
(Murderer of actress and model Rebecca Schaeffer)
Robert John Bardo
8
Birthdate: January 2, 1970
Birthplace: Edwards Air Force Base, California, United States
 29 
Harry Aleman
(Mobster)
Harry Aleman
3
Birthdate: January 19, 1939
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: May 15, 2010
 30 
Juana Barraza
(Mexican Serial Killer Sentenced to 759 Years in Prison for Killing of 16 Elderly Women)
Juana Barraza
11
Birthdate: December 27, 1957
Birthplace: Hidalgo, Mexico
 31 
Marie Lafarge
(First French Person to be Publicly Convicted Based on Direct Forensic Toxicological Evidence for Murdering Her Husband)
Marie Lafarge
1
Birthdate: January 15, 1816
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: November 7, 1852

Marie-Fortunée Lafarge, a beautiful and cultured French woman, gained notoriety for being tried and convicted of murdering her husband by arsenic-poisoning. Her trial generated much interest and curiosity and became a cause célèbre leading many to arrive from across Europe to witness it. The case had a great-impact on the French society with spectators divided into pro- and anti-Marie factions.  

 32 
Craig Titus
(Bodybuilder, Convicted murderer)
Craig Titus
4
Birthdate: January 14, 1965
Birthplace: Wyandotte, Michigan, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 33 
Abu Yahya al-Libi
(Terrorist)
Abu Yahya al-Libi
0
Birthdate: January 1, 1963
Birthplace: Libya
Died: June 4, 2012
 34 
Raymond Shrimp Boy Chow
(Arms trafficker)
Raymond Shrimp Boy Chow
5
Birthdate: December 31, 1959
Birthplace: British Hong Kong
 35 
Mehmet Ali Ağca
(Criminal)
Mehmet Ali Ağca
5
Birthdate: January 9, 1958
Birthplace: Hekimhan
 36 
Brien Taylor
(Baseball player)
Brien Taylor
0
Birthdate: December 26, 1971
Birthplace: Beaufort, North Carolina, United States
 37 
Ghislaine Maxwell
(Socialite, Sex offender)
Ghislaine Maxwell
82
Birthdate: December 25, 1961
Birthplace: Maisons-Laffitte, France

Daughter of publishing tycoon, late Robert Maxwell, Ghislaine Maxwell is a socialite infamous for her involvement with the convicted sex offender, Jeffrey Epstein. Charged with sex trafficking of minor girls, she is under investigation by the US Virgin Islands Department of Justice.

 38 
Josu Urrutikoetxea
(Former Member of 'Euskadi Ta Askatasuna' (ETA))
Josu Urrutikoetxea
1
Birthdate: December 24, 1950
Birthplace: Ugao-Miraballes, Spain
 39 
Ans van Dijk
(Collaborator)
Ans van Dijk
1
Birthdate: December 24, 1905
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Died: January 14, 1948
 40 
Awad Hamed al-Bandar
(Iraqi Chief Judge Who Was the Head of the Revolutionary Court During the Reign of Saddam Hussein)
Awad Hamed al-Bandar
0
Birthdate: January 2, 1945
Birthplace: Basra, Iraq
Died: January 15, 2007

Awad Hamed al-Bandar was an Iraqi chief judge. As the head of the Revolutionary Court, Al-Bandar was responsible for issuing death sentences to more than 100 Dujail residents after the failed assassination attempt on Saddam Hussein on 8 July 1982. After the US invasion, Awad Hamed al-Bandar was found guilty of crimes against humanity and was executed by hanging. 

 41 
Roger Khan
(Druglord, Head of Phantom Squad)
Roger Khan
0
Birthdate: January 13, 1972
Birthplace: Guyana
 42 
William Bonin
(Criminal)
William Bonin
5
Birthdate: January 8, 1947
Birthplace: Willimantic
Died: February 23, 1996
 43 
Juraj Jánošík
(Soldier)
Juraj Jánošík
2
Birthdate: 1688
Birthplace: Terchová, Slovakia
Died: March 17, 1713
 44 
Joseph Lyle Menéndez
(American brothers who were convicted in 1996 for the murders of their parents)
Joseph Lyle Menéndez
16
Birthdate: January 10, 1968
Birthplace: New York, United States
 45 
Maria Mandl
(Austrian SS-Helferin)
Maria Mandl
12
Birthdate: January 10, 1912
Birthplace: Münzkirchen, Austria
Died: January 24, 1948
 46 
Niels Högel
(Nurse)
Niels Högel
13
Birthdate: December 30, 1976
Birthplace: Wilhelmshaven, Germany
 47 
Phil Spector
(Record Producer, Songwriter and Convicted Murderer of Actress Lana Clarkson)
Phil Spector
53
Birthdate: December 26, 1939
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: January 16, 2021
Music producer Phil Spector invented the Wall of Sound music production formula. He was part of the band Teddy Bears and collaborated with the Wrecking Crew. With Philles Records, he became the youngest American label owner. He was later sentenced to life for the murder of actor/model Lana Clarkson.
 48 
Khālid al-Islāmbūlī
(Assassin)
Khālid al-Islāmbūlī
0
Birthdate: January 15, 1955
Birthplace: al-Minyā, Egypt
Died: April 15, 1982
 49 
Herta Bothe
(Concentration camp guard during World War II)
Herta Bothe
10
Birthdate: January 3, 1921
Birthplace: Teterow, Germany
Died: March 16, 2000
 50 
Liborio Bellomo
(Crime boss)
Liborio Bellomo
6
Birthdate: January 8, 1957
Birthplace: New York, United States