Scottish Criminals

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Rank the Most Wicked Scottish Criminals
 1 
Dennis Nilsen
(Scottish Serial Killer and Necrophile)
Dennis Nilsen
64
Birthdate: November 23, 1945
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Fraserburgh, Scotland
Died: May 12, 2018

Dennis Nilsen was a Scottish necrophile and serial killer who killed at least 12 boys and young men between 1978 and 1983. Also known as the Muswell Hill Murderer, Nilsen committed these crimes in London, England, where he would lure his victims into his house before strangulating them to death. He was convicted in 1983 of six counts of murder.

 2 
Sawney Bean
(Criminal)
Sawney Bean
7
Birthplace: East Lothian

The legendary Alexander "Sawney" Bean led a 45-member Scottish clan in the 16th century. His group was infamous for killing and cannibalizing more than 1,000 people in about 25 years. He and his group were eventually caught by a search party of King James VI and executed.

 3 
William Kidd
(Pirate)
William Kidd
7
Birthdate: 1655 AD
Birthplace: Greenock, Scotland
Died: May 23, 1701
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 4 
Lewis Hutchinson
(Serial killer)
Lewis Hutchinson
0
Birthdate: 1733 AD
Birthplace: Scotland
Died: March 16, 1773
 5 
Peter Tobin
(Serial killer and sex offender who is currently serving a whole life order at HM Prison.)
Peter Tobin
17
Birthdate: August 27, 1946
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Johnstone, Renfrewshire, Scotland
 6 
William Brodie
(Criminal, Politician)
William Brodie
1
Birthdate: September 28, 1741
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: October 1, 1788

William Brodie was a Scottish cabinet-maker, Edinburgh city councilor, and deacon of a trades guild. Brodie was also a housebreaker, a secret which he maintained almost all his life. He used the stolen money to fund his gambling habit and to maintain the household of his two mistresses. He was captured in 1788 and was sentenced to death by hanging.

 7 
Henry John Burnett
2
Birthdate: January 5, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Died: August 15, 1963
 8 
Anthony Miller
(Murderer)
Anthony Miller
0
Birthdate: 1941 AD
Birthplace: Scotland
Died: December 22, 1960
 9 
Peter Manuel
(Serial killer)
Peter Manuel
7
Birthdate: March 13, 1927
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: July 11, 1958
 10 
Robert Black
(Serial killer)
Robert Black
9
Birthdate: April 21, 1947
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Grangemouth
Died: January 12, 2016
 11 
Jamie Macpherson
1
Birthdate: 1675 AD
Birthplace: Scotland, United Kingdom
Died: November 16, 1700
 12 
Thomas Aikenhead
3
Birthdate: 1676
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Died: January 8, 1697