Taurus Criminals

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Rank the Most Wicked Taurus Criminals

 1 Bernard Madoff

Bernard Madoff.
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Famous As: Stockbroker, Fraudster
Birthdate: April 29, 1938
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Queens, New York City, New York

 2 Pol Pot

Pol Pot.
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Famous As: Former Prime Minister of Cambodia
Birthdate: May 19, 1925
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Prek Sbov, Cambodia
Died: April 15, 1998

Pol Pot was a Cambodian politician who served as the prime minister of Democratic Kampuchea from 1975 and 1979. Widely considered a totalitarian dictator, Pol Pot was responsible for the Cambodian genocide, which resulted in the death of 1.5 to 2 million people. He was found guilty of crimes against humanity and placed under house arrest until his death.

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 3 Mark David Chapman

Mark David Chapman.
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Famous As: Killer of John Lennon
Birthdate: May 10, 1955
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas

Mark David Chapman gained notoriety after murdering popular English singer-songwriter, John Lennon, of Beatles. A fan of the Beatles, Chapman said he was frustrated with Lennon's public statements and lifestyle. He even admitted that he contemplated murdering Paul McCartney, Ronald Reagan, and Johnny Carson. His story formed the bases of films like Chapter 27 and The Killing of John Lennon.

 4 Frank Abagnale

Frank Abagnale.
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Famous As: Impostor, Fraudster
Birthdate: April 27, 1948
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New Rochelle

Frank Abagnale’s life story inspired the film Catch Me If You Can. He was a con man, imposter and did check forgery from the age 15 to 21. He assumed the identities of an airline pilot, a physician and a lawyer, among others. He was eventually arrested and after spending few years in prison started working for the federal government.

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 5 Timothy McVeigh

Timothy McVeigh.
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Famous As: Terrorist
Birthdate: April 23, 1968
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lockport,New York
Died: June 11, 2001

A Gulf War veteran, Timothy McVeigh made headlines after carrying out the Oklahoma City bombing that killed 168 people. He defended his actions saying that he wanted to inspire a revolution against what he considered a tyrannical government. The bombing remains the most malignant act of domestic terrorism in American history. He was executed by lethal injection in 2001.

 6 H. H. Holmes

H.H. Holmes .
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: May 16, 1861
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gilmanton, New Hampshire, U.S.
Died: 1896 AD
American serial killer H.H. Holmes was sentenced to death for the murder of his accomplice Benjamin Pitezel but confessed to 27 murders and might have killed almost 200 people. He had set up a hotel, later known as the Murder Castle, specifically for this purpose. He inspired a bestselling book.

 7 Karla Homolka

Karla Homolka.
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: May 4, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Port Credit, Ontario

Karla Homolka raped and killed three minors along with her ex-husband Paul Bernardo. After their arrest, Bernardo was sentenced to life imprisonment, while Homolka served 12 years in prison following a plea bargain. Although she had claimed that she was an unwilling accomplice to the killings, a videotape that surfaced after the plea bargain suggested otherwise, resulting in public outrage.

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 8 Albert Fish

Albert Fish.
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: May 19, 1870
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: January 16, 1936

Albert Fish was an American cannibal, child rapist, and serial killer. Fish confessed to three murders out of the five murders for which he was suspected. However, he claimed to have victimized about 100 people and boasted of having children in every state. His crimes and the subsequent execution by electric chair were dramatized in the film The Gray Man.

 9 Susan Atkins

Susan Atkins.
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Famous As: Murderer
Birthdate: May 7, 1948
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: San Gabriel, California
Died: September 24, 2009

Susan Atkins was an American murderer who was convicted for participating in eight killings, including the infamous Tate murders, carried out by members of the Manson Family. Sentenced to life imprisonment, Atkins was the longest-serving female inmate in California history at the time of her death. 

 10 Issei Sagawa

Issei Sagawa.
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Famous As: Public orator
Birthdate: April 26, 1949
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kobe, Hyogo, Japan

Issei Sagawa is a Japanese murderer, necrophile, and cannibal. He garnered international attention when he murdered, mutilated, cannibalized, and raped Renée Hartevelt's corpse for several days in Paris in 1981. Although he was arrested, Sagawa was released two years later after being found legally insane. Issei Sagawa has been the subject of many documentary films.

 11 Martin Bryant

Martin Bryant
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Famous As: Mass Murderer
Birthdate: May 7, 1967
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hobart, Australia

 12 Nathuram Godse

Nathuram Godse.
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Famous As: Assassin of Mahatma Gandhi
Birthdate: May 19, 1910
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Maharashtra
Died: November 15, 1949

Nathuram Godse was an Indian man who gained notoriety for assassinating Mahatma Gandhi, a popular figure in India's successful campaign for independence from British rule. He was an advocate of Hindu nationalism and opposed many of Gandhi’s political views. He shot Gandhi thrice at point-blank range on 30 January 1948. Godse was later executed for this crime.

 13 Anthony Spilotro

Anthony Spilotro.
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Famous As: Mobster
Birthdate: May 19, 1938
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: June 14, 1986
Anthony Spilotro, or Tony the Ant, was a gangster who was part of the Chicago Outfit. He led the Hole in the Wall Gang, which he had created in Las Vegas, and also managed the illegal casino business of the Outfit. He ended up being murdered by his opponents.

 14 Levi Bellfield

Levi Bellfield.
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Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: May 17, 1968
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Isleworth, London, England

 15 Ramzi Yousef

Ramzi Yousef
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Famous As: Terrorist
Birthdate: April 27, 1968
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kuwait

 16 Michael Alig

Michael Alig
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Famous As: Club promoter
Birthdate: April 29, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: South Bend, Indiana, USA

 17 Alfred Jodl

Alfred Jodl.
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Famous As: Military Commander, Nazi War Criminal
Birthdate: May 10, 1890
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Würzburg
Died: October 16, 1946

Alfred Jodl was a German colonel-general who played an important role throughout World War II by serving as Chief of the Operations Staff of a German Armed Forces High Command called the Oberkommando der Wehrmacht. After the war, Jodl was tried at the Nuremberg trials and was found guilty on charges, such as crimes against humanity and war crimes.

 18 Leon Czolgosz

Leon Czolgosz.
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Famous As: Assassin of American President William McKinley
Birthdate: May 5, 1873
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Alpena, Michigan
Died: October 29, 1901

Steelworker Leon Czołgosz was an anarchist who assassinated President William McKinley. He shot McKinley twice from point-blank range on September 6, 1901, and the president died of his wounds on September 14. Czołgosz was eventually convicted and executed for his crime. He was the main character in the musical Assassins.

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 19 William Joyce

William Joyce.
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: April 24, 1906
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: January 3, 1946

American-born fascist politician William Joyce was a Nazi propaganda broadcaster to UK during World War II. He later became a German citizen. As a young man, he joined the British Union of Fascists (BUF) and rose through the ranks to become the BUF's Director of Propaganda. Following the end of World War II, he was arrested for treason and executed.

 20 Anthony Provenzano

Anthony Provenzano.
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Famous As: Gangster
Birthdate: May 7, 1917
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lower East Side, New York, United States
Died: December 12, 1988
Anthony Provenzano, better known as Tony Pro, was a caporegime of the New Jersey faction of the Genovese crime family. He was close to Jimmy Hoffa, the director of the labor union Teamsters Union. The 2019  Martin Scorsese movie The Irishman featured actor Stephen Graham in Provenzano’s role. 
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 21 Ryan Leaf

Ryan Leaf
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Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: May 15, 1976
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Great Falls, Montana, USA

 22 Mary Surratt

Mary Surratt
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Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: April 30, 1823
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Maryland, United States
Died: July 7, 1865
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 23 Felicia Pearson

Felicia Pearson
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 18, 1980
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, USA

 24 Tony Accardo

Tony Accardo.
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Famous As: Gangster
Birthdate: April 28, 1906
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: May 22, 1992
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 25 Gregory Scarpa

Gregory Scarpa
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Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: May 8, 1928
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brooklyn
Died: June 4, 1994

 26 Bartholomew Roberts

Bartholomew Roberts
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Famous As: Pirate
Birthdate: May 17, 1682
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Puncheston, United Kingdom
Died: February 10, 1722

 27 Futoshi Matsunaga

Futoshi Matsunaga
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Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: April 28, 1961
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan

 28 Martha Beck

Martha Beck.
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: May 6, 1920
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Milton, Florida, United States
Died: March 8, 1951

 29 Leslie Grantham

Leslie Grantham
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 30, 1947
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Camberwell, London, England, UK
Died: June 15, 2018

 30 Robert Black

Robert Black
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Famous As: serial killer
Birthdate: April 21, 1947
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Grangemouth
Died: January 12, 2016

 31 Carroll Cole

Carroll Cole
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Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: May 9, 1938
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sioux City, Iowa, United States
Died: December 6, 1985

 32 Philip Testa

Philip Testa.
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Famous As: Mafia Boss
Birthdate: April 21, 1924
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: March 15, 1981

 33 Fabio Ochoa Vásquez

Fabio Ochoa Vásquez
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Famous As: Drug trafficker
Birthdate: May 2, 1957
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Medellín, Colombia

 34 Giuseppe Morello

Giuseppe Morello
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Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: May 2, 1867
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Corleone, Italy
Died: August 15, 1930

 35 Abe Reles

Abe Reles
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Famous As: Mobster
Birthdate: May 10, 1906
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: November 12, 1941

 36 Omar Abdel-Rahman

Omar Abdel-Rahman
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Famous As: Theologian
Birthdate: May 3, 1938
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dakahlia Governorate, Egypt
Died: February 18, 2017

 37 Sture Bergwall

Sture Bergwall
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Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: April 26, 1950
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Falun

 38 Teresa Lewis

Teresa Lewis
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Famous As: Murderer
Birthdate: April 26, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Danville, Virginia, United States
Died: September 23, 2010

 39 Rédoine Faïd

Rédoine Faïd
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Famous As: Gangster
Birthdate: May 10, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Creil, France

 40 Jean Harris

Jean Harris
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Famous As: Author
Birthdate: April 27, 1923
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: December 23, 2012

 41 Tamara Samsonova

Tamara Samsonova
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Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: April 25, 1947
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Uzhur, Russia

 42 Jonathan Wild

Jonathan Wild
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Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: May 6, 1683
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Died: May 24, 1725

 43 Marcia Mistress

Marcia Mistress
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Famous As: Mistress
Birthdate: May 5, 0167
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Anagni, Italy

 44 Ahmed Ressam

Ahmed Ressam
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Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: May 9, 1967
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bou Ismaïl, Algeria

 45 Willem Holleeder

Willem Holleeder
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Famous As: criminal
Birthdate: May 20, 1958
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Amsterdam

 46 Luigi Lucheni

Luigi Lucheni
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Famous As: Assassin
Birthdate: April 22, 1873
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: October 19, 1910

 47 Adam Lanza

Adam Lanza
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Famous As: Murderer
Birthdate: April 22, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kingston, New Hampshire, USA
Died: December 14, 2012

 48 Abu Daoud

Abu Daoud
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Famous As: Palestinian militant
Birthdate: May 19, 1937
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Jerusalem, Palestine
Died: July 3, 2010

 49 Irmgard Möller

Irmgard Möller
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Famous As: Terrorist
Birthdate: May 13, 1947
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bielefeld, Germany

 50 Dagmar Overbye

Dagmar Overbye
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Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: April 23, 1887
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Denmark
Died: May 6, 1929