Capricorn Criminals

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Rank the Most Wicked Capricorn Criminals
 1 
Al Capone
(Gangster, Co-Founder & Boss of the 'Chicago Outfit' Crime Family)
Al Capone
65
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
89
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
69
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
22
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
(American Serial Killer and Pederast)
Dean Corll
42
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
22
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
7
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 
Veerappan
(Indian criminal)
Veerappan
53
Birthdate: January 18, 1952
Birthplace: Gopinatham, Mysore State, India
Died: October 18, 2004
 9 
Omar al-Bashir
(Former President of Sudan)
Omar al-Bashir
18
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 
Mutsuhiro Watanabe
(Imperial Japanese Army Corporal)
Mutsuhiro Watanabe
23
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.

 11 
Stanley Williams
15
Birthdate: December 29, 1953
Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
Died: December 13, 2005
 12 
Calico Jack
(British Pirate Captain Who Operated in Cuba and in the Bahamas During the Early 18th Century)
Calico Jack
7
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. 

 13 
Robert Stroud
(US Convicted Killer Who Became an Ornithologist and an Author in Prison)
Robert Stroud
2
Birthdate: January 8, 1890
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
Died: November 21, 1963

Better known as the Birdman of Alcatraz, US convicted killer Robert Stroud was also an ornithologist and an author. Starting his career as a pimp in his teens, he killed a man. While in prison for manslaughter, he killed a guard. He spent most of his later life in solitary confinement and studied birds.

 14 
Frank James
(Outlaw)
Frank James
6
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. 

 15 
Joseph Lyle Menéndez
(American brothers who were convicted in 1996 for the murders of their parents)
Joseph Lyle Menéndez
12
Birthdate: January 10, 1968
Birthplace: New York, United States
 16 
Joe Masseria
(Italian-American Mafia Boss of ‘Genovese Crime Family’)
Joe Masseria
12
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.

 17 
Drew Peterson
(Police Officer)
Drew Peterson
5
Birthdate: January 5, 1954
Birthplace: Bolingbrook, Illinois, United States
 18 
Marcel Petiot
(French Medical Doctor and Serial Killer Who Was Convicted of Multiple Murders)
Marcel Petiot
9
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.

 19 
Joseph Massino
(Criminal)
Joseph Massino
2
Birthdate: January 10, 1943
Birthplace: New York City, USA
 20 
Robert John Bardo
(Murderer of actress and model Rebecca Schaeffer)
Robert John Bardo
7
Birthdate: January 2, 1970
Birthplace: Edwards Air Force Base, California, United States
 21 
Ralph Capone
(Al Capone's Brother)
Ralph Capone
5
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.

 22 
Doc Scurlock
(Cowboy)
Doc Scurlock
3
Birthdate: January 11, 1849
Birthplace: Tallapoosa County, Alabama, United States
Died: July 25, 1929
 23 
Javaris Crittenton
(Basketball player)
Javaris Crittenton
1
Birthdate: December 31, 1987
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
 24 
Liborio Bellomo
(Crime boss)
Liborio Bellomo
3
Birthdate: January 8, 1957
Birthplace: New York, United States
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 25 
Mehmet Ali Ağca
1
Birthdate: January 9, 1958
Birthplace: Hekimhan
 26 
Ahmad Suradji
(Serial Killer)
Ahmad Suradji
16
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.

 27 
Paul Le Roux
(Conspiracy to import narcotics into the United States)
Paul Le Roux
1
Birthdate: December 24, 1972
Birthplace: Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
 28 
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.

 29 
Juana Barraza
(Mexican Serial Killer Sentenced to 759 Years in Prison for Killing of 16 Elderly Women)
Juana Barraza
2
Birthdate: December 27, 1957
Birthplace: Hidalgo, Mexico
 30 
Shelley Malil
0
Birthdate: December 23, 1964
Birthplace: Kerala, India
 31 
Jacques Mesrine
(French Murderer, Burglar and Kidnapper)
Jacques Mesrine
3
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.

 32 
Joseph Bonanno
(Italian-American Crime Boss of the Bonanno Crime Family)
Joseph Bonanno
10
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.  

 33 
Craig Titus
(Bodybuilder, Convicted murderer)
Craig Titus
2
Birthdate: January 14, 1965
Birthplace: Wyandotte, Michigan, United States
 34 
Andrew Fastow
(Former CFO of Enron)
Andrew Fastow
2
Birthdate: December 22, 1961
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., USA
 35 
Roman von Ungern-Sternberg
(Anticommunist general in the Russian Civil War and then an independent warlord who intervened in Mongolia against China)
Roman von Ungern-Sternberg
2
Birthdate: January 10, 1886
Birthplace: Graz, Austria
Died: September 15, 1921

Russian baron Roman von Ungern-Sternberg gained fame as an anticommunist general during the Russian Civil War. Also known as the Mad Baron for his cruelty toward his enemies, he had converted to Buddhism but retained strains of Christianity in his faith. He was eventually executed by a firing squad.

 36 
Raymond Shrimp Boy Chow
(Arms trafficker)
Raymond Shrimp Boy Chow
1
Birthdate: December 31, 1959
Birthplace: British Hong Kong
 37 
Brien Taylor
(Baseball player)
Brien Taylor
0
Birthdate: December 26, 1971
Birthplace: Beaufort, North Carolina, United States
 38 
Maria Mandl
(Prison officer)
Maria Mandl
7
Birthdate: January 10, 1912
Birthplace: Münzkirchen, Austria
Died: January 24, 1948
 39 
Harry Aleman
(Mobster)
Harry Aleman
1
Birthdate: January 19, 1939
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: May 15, 2010
 40 
Juraj Jánošík
1
Birthdate: 1688
Birthplace: Terchová, Slovakia
Died: March 17, 1713
 41 
Henry John Burnett
0
Birthdate: January 5, 1942
Birthplace: Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Died: August 15, 1963
 42 
Marie Lafarge
(First French Person to be Publicly Convicted Based on Direct Forensic Toxicological Evidence for Murdering Her Husband)
Marie Lafarge
0
Birthdate: January 15, 1816
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: November 7, 1852
 43 
Abu Yahya al-Libi
0
Birthdate: January 1, 1963
Birthplace: Libya
Died: June 4, 2012
 44 
Josu Urrutikoetxea
(Politician)
Josu Urrutikoetxea
0
Birthdate: December 24, 1950
Birthplace: Ugao-Miraballes, Spain
 45 
Bindy Johal
(Criminal)
Bindy Johal
6
Birthdate: January 14, 1971
Birthplace: Punjab, India
Died: December 20, 1998
 46 
Ans van Dijk
(Collaborator)
Ans van Dijk
0
Birthdate: December 24, 1905
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Died: January 14, 1948
 47 
Israel Keyes
(Serial Killer)
Israel Keyes
36
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.

 48 
Ghislaine Maxwell
(Socialite, Sex offender)
Ghislaine Maxwell
76
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.

 49 
Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh
6
Birthdate: December 23, 1973
Birthplace: London, England
 50 
Dimitri Tsafendas
(Criminal, Revolutionary)
Dimitri Tsafendas
0
Birthdate: January 14, 1918
Birthplace: Maputo, Mozambique
Died: October 7, 1999