Capricorn Criminals

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Rank the Most Wicked Capricorn Criminals

 1 
Al Capone
(Gangster - Co-founder & Boss of the 'Chicago Outfit')

Al Capone
38
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
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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 
Dawood Ibrahim
(Criminal)

Dawood Ibrahim
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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.

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 4 
Hideki Tojo
(27th Prime Minister of Japan)

Hideki Tojo
15
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.

 5 
Dean Corll
(Serial Killer)

Dean Corll
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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. 

 6 
Darlie Routier
(Murderer)

Darlie Routier
10
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.

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Joseph Lyle Menéndez
(American brothers who were convicted in 1996 for the murders of their parents)

Joseph Lyle Menéndez
2
Birthdate: January 10, 1968
Birthplace: New York, United States
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 8 
Arnold Rothstein
(Racketeer)

Arnold Rothstein
6
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.

 9 
Omar al-Bashir
(Former President of Sudan)

Omar al-Bashir
9
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.

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Mutsuhiro Watanabe
(Imperial Japanese Army Corporal)

Mutsuhiro Watanabe
15
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.

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Stanley Williams
12
Birthdate: December 29, 1953
Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
Died: December 13, 2005

 12 
Veerappan
(Indian criminal)

Veerappan
38
Birthdate: January 18, 1952
Birthplace: Gopinatham, Mysore State, India
Died: October 18, 2004

 13 
Calico Jack
(Pirate)

Calico Jack
4
Birthdate: December 26, 1682
Birthplace: Bristol, England
Died: November 18, 1720

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James Stacy
2
Birthdate: December 23, 1936
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: September 9, 2016

James Stacy was an American actor remembered for his portrayal of Johnny Madrid Lancer in the CBS Western series, Lancer. In 1973, he lost his left arm and leg when his motorcycle was hit by a drunk driver. He made a comeback in 1975, earning a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for playing a double-amputee veteran in the movie Just a Little Inconvenience.

 15 
Drew Peterson
(Police Officer)

Drew Peterson
3
Birthdate: January 5, 1954
Birthplace: Bolingbrook, Illinois, United States

 16 

Robert Stroud
0
Birthdate: January 8, 1890
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, USA
Died: November 21, 1963

 17 
Frank James
(Outlaw)

Frank James
1
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. 

 18 
Joe Masseria
(Mafia Boss)

Joe Masseria
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Birthdate: January 17, 1887
Birthplace: Sicily
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.

 19 
Joseph Massino
(Criminal)

Joseph Massino
1
Birthdate: January 10, 1943
Birthplace: New York City, USA

 20 
Marcel Petiot
(Serial Killer)

Marcel Petiot
3
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.

 21 
Joseph Bonanno
(Gangster)

Joseph Bonanno
6
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.  

 22 
Javaris Crittenton
(Basketball player)

Javaris Crittenton
0
Birthdate: December 31, 1987
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States

 23 
Wilhelm Canaris
(Chief of the Abwehr (1935-44))

Wilhelm Canaris
4
Birthdate: January 1, 1877
Birthplace: Aplerbeck
Died: April 9, 1945

While Wilhelm Canaris became one of Hitler’s most trusted secret agents, he was actually supplying information to Britain all along. He went down in history as a man who was hanged twice for treason, first as part of torture for a few moments, and then for good.

 24 
Doc Scurlock
(Cowboy)

Doc Scurlock
1
Birthdate: January 11, 1849
Birthplace: Tallapoosa County, Alabama, United States
Died: July 25, 1929
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 25 
John Edward Robinson
(Serial killer)

John Edward Robinson
7
Birthdate: December 27, 1943
Birthplace: Cicero, Illinois

 26 
Ralph Capone
(Al Capone's Brother)

Ralph Capone
3
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.

 27 
Israel Keyes
(Serial Killer)

Israel Keyes
26
Birthdate: January 7, 1978
Birthplace: Richmond, Utah, United States
Died: December 2, 2012

Israel Keyes was a serial killer, rapist, and burglar, who had killed at least three people. He previously owned a construction business and had served the U.S. army. Israel was fond of Ted Bundy and committed suicide while awaiting trail in the case related to the murder of Samantha Koenig.

 28 
Anatoly Slivko
(Serial Killer)

Anatoly Slivko
3
Birthdate: December 28, 1938
Birthplace: Izberbash
Died: September 16, 1989

Anatoly Slivko made headlines when he was convicted of killing seven teenage boys in Russia. The serial killer admitted that he had killed the boys to recreate an incident where he had seen a young boy dying in a road accident and had been sexually aroused by the sight.

 29 
Robert John Bardo
(Murderer of actress and model Rebecca Schaeffer)

Robert John Bardo
6
Birthdate: January 2, 1970
Birthplace: Edwards Air Force Base, California, United States

 30 

Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh
3
Birthdate: December 23, 1973
Birthplace: London, England

 31 

Mehmet Ali Ağca
1
Birthdate: January 9, 1958
Birthplace: Hekimhan

 32 
Ahmad Suradji
(Serial Killer)

Ahmad Suradji
9
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.

 33 
Karl Brandt
(Personal Physician of Adolf Hitler)

Karl Brandt
5
Birthdate: January 8, 1904
Birthplace: Mulhouse, France
Died: June 2, 1948

Karl Brandt was a German physician. He served as a Schutzstaffel (SS) officer in Nazi Germany and became Adolf Hitler's personal doctor. He organized and administered the Aktion T4 euthanasia program, in which between 275,000 and 300,000 people were killed in psychiatric hospitals. He was later executed for committing war crimes and crimes against humanity. 

 34 

Terry Peder Rasmussen
4
Birthdate: December 23, 1943
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, United States
Died: December 28, 2010

 35 
Jacques Mesrine
(Criminal)

Jacques Mesrine
2
Birthdate: December 28, 1936
Birthplace: Clichy, France
Died: November 2, 1979

 36 
Ivan Milat
(Serial killer)

Ivan Milat
9
Birthdate: December 27, 1944
Birthplace: Guildford, New South Wales, Australia
Died: October 27, 2019

 37 

Shelley Malil
0
Birthdate: December 23, 1964
Birthplace: Kerala, India

 38 

Elmer McCurdy
0
Birthdate: January 1, 1880
Birthplace: Washington, USA
Died: October 7, 1911

Elmer McCurdy was a bank and train robber. Born to an unwed teenage mother, he struggled a lot in his early life and took to a life of crime. He was a heavy drinker and often sabotaged his gang’s robberies. He was killed in a shootout after robbing a Katy Train in Oklahoma in October 1911. 

 39 
Andrew Fastow
(Former CFO of Enron)

Andrew Fastow
2
Birthdate: December 22, 1961
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., USA

 40 
Liborio Bellomo
(Crime boss)

Liborio Bellomo
2
Birthdate: January 8, 1957
Birthplace: New York, United States

 41 

Niels Högel
4
Birthdate: December 30, 1976
Birthplace: Wilhelmshaven, Germany

 42 

Robert-François Damiens
2
Birthdate: January 9, 1715
Birthplace: La Thieuloye, Artois, France
Died: March 28, 1757

 43 
Paul Le Roux
(Conspiracy to import narcotics into the United States)

Paul Le Roux
0
Birthdate: December 24, 1972
Birthplace: Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

 44 
Ricardo López
(Known for attempted murder of singer Björk and recorded suicide)

Ricardo López
1
Birthdate: January 14, 1975
Birthplace: Uruguay
Died: September 12, 1996

 45 
Craig Titus
(Bodybuilder, Convicted murderer)

Craig Titus
1
Birthdate: January 14, 1965
Birthplace: Wyandotte, Michigan, United States

 46 

Juraj Jánošík
0
Birthdate: January 14, 1965, 1688
Birthplace: Terchová, Slovakia
Died: March 17, 1713

 47 
Harry Aleman
(Mobster)

Harry Aleman
1
Birthdate: January 19, 1939
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: May 15, 2010

 48 
Raymond Shrimp Boy Chow
(Arms trafficker)

Raymond Shrimp Boy Chow
1
Birthdate: December 31, 1959
Birthplace: British Hong Kong

 49 
Brien Taylor
(Baseball player)

Brien Taylor
0
Birthdate: December 26, 1971
Birthplace: Beaufort, North Carolina, United States

 50 
Dimitri Tsafendas
(Criminal, Revolutionary)

Dimitri Tsafendas
0
Birthdate: January 14, 1918
Birthplace: Maputo, Mozambique
Died: October 7, 1999