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Osama Bin Laden
(Terrorist)
Osama Bin Laden
168
Birthdate: March 10, 1957
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: May 2, 2011
Osama Bin Laden, former leader of the international terrorist organization Al Qaeda, had orchestrated the September 11 attacks on New York’s World Trade Center, among others. The attacks led to the U.S.’s War on Terror, and Laden was eventually tracked down and killed in Abbottabad, Pakistan, in 2011.
 2 
Ted Kaczynski
(American Domestic Terrorist)
Ted Kaczynski
87
Birthdate: May 22, 1942
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

From a brilliant mathematician and an assistant professor at University of California, Theodore Kaczynski became the notorious American criminal—Unabomber—who was responsible for mail bombs that killed three people and injured 23 in eighteen years. He was eventually caught and sentenced to life imprisonment after his anti-technology essay sent to the media was recognised by his brother.

 3 
Timothy McVeigh
(American Domestic Terrorist Who Was Responsible for the 1995 ‘Oklahoma City Bombing’)
Timothy McVeigh
43
Birthdate: April 23, 1968
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lockport, New York, United States
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.

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 4 
Dawood Ibrahim
(Criminal)
Dawood Ibrahim
97
Birthdate: December 27, 1955
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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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 5 
Afzal Guru
(Indian Separatist Who Was Convicted for His Role in the 2001 Indian Parliament Attack)
Afzal Guru
12
Birthdate: June 30, 1969
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Baramulla district, India
Died: February 9, 2013
 6 
Talwinder Singh Parmar
(Indian-born Canadian Sikh Militant)
Talwinder Singh Parmar
4
Birthdate: February 26, 1944
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Panchhat, Kapurthala, Punjab, India
Died: October 15, 1992
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 7 
Mullah Krekar
(Founder of the terrorist organization Ansar al-Islam)
Mullah Krekar
4
Birthdate: July 7, 1956
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sulaymaniyah

Mullah Krekar is an Islamic scholar and militant. He is credited with founding an Islamist armed group named Ansar al-Islam. Interestingly, he claimed that he was not aware of the various terrorist attacks organized by Ansar al-Islam. He is currently serving his sentence in an Italian prison after having been deported to Italy from Norway in 2020.

 8 
Imad Mughniyeh
(Founding Member of Lebanon's 'Islamic Jihad Organization' and Hezbollah Chief Of Staff)
Imad Mughniyeh
6
Birthdate: December 7, 1962
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tair Debbé, Lebanon
Died: February 12, 2008

 Imad Mughniyah, founding-member of Lebanon's Islamic Jihad Organization and Chief of Staff of Hezbollah, was accused by US and Israeli officials for several kidnappings, assassinations and bombings, including 1983 US embassy bombings. Argentine government indicted him for 1992 Israeli embassy attack in Buenos Aires. He was killed in Syria by a car bomb in a joint-operation of CIA and Mossad.

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 9 
Gudrun Ensslin
(Far-left terrorist and founder of the West German far-left militant group Red Army Faction)
Gudrun Ensslin
3
Birthdate: August 15, 1940
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bartholomä, Germany
Died: October 18, 1977
 10 
Brigitte Mohnhaupt
(Criminal)
Brigitte Mohnhaupt
3
Birthdate: June 24, 1949
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rheinberg, Germany
 11 
Irmgard Möller
(Terrorist)
Irmgard Möller
2
Birthdate: May 13, 1947
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bielefeld, Germany
 12 
Saad bin Laden
(Terrorist)
Saad bin Laden
3
Birthdate: 1979 AD
Birthplace: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Died: 2009 AD
 13 
Said Bahaji
(Alleged member of the Hamburg cell that provided money and material support to the perpetrators of the September 11 attacks)
Said Bahaji
0
Birthdate: July 15, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Haselünne, Germany
Died: August 31, 2013
 14 
Yakub Memon
(Criminal)
Yakub Memon
8
Birthdate: July 30, 1962
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Died: July 30, 2015
 15 
Carlos the Jackal
(Mercenary, Terrorist)
Carlos the Jackal
11
Birthdate: October 12, 1949
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Caracas
 16 
Seiichi Endo
(Murder, Terrorist)
Seiichi Endo
1
Birthdate: June 5, 1960
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan
Died: July 6, 2018
 17 
Abu Yahya al-Libi
(Terrorist)
Abu Yahya al-Libi
0
Birthdate: January 1, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Libya
Died: June 4, 2012
 18 
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev
(Terrorist)
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev
14
Birthdate: July 22, 1993
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tokmok, Chuy Oblusu, Kyrgyzstan
 19 
Hesham Ashmawy
(Convicted Terrorist Who Served as an Officer in the Egyptian Army')
Hesham Ashmawy
1
Birthdate: 1978 AD
Birthplace: Nasr City, Egypt
Died: March 4, 2020

Hesham Ashmawy was a convicted terrorist who formed his own network named al-Mourabitoun. Prior to his activities as a terrorist, Ashmawy served in the Egyptian Army and is believed to have orchestrated numerous terrorist attacks on state institutions. He went on to become one of the most wanted militants and was arrested in 2018. Hesham Ashmawy was executed in 2020. 

 20 
Josu Urrutikoetxea
(Former Member of 'Euskadi Ta Askatasuna' (ETA))
Josu Urrutikoetxea
1
Birthdate: December 24, 1950
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ugao-Miraballes, Spain
 21 
Ahmed Ghailani
(Terrorist)
Ahmed Ghailani
2
Birthdate: April 14, 1974
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Zanzibar, Tanzania
 22 
Otelo Saraiva de Carvalho
(Military personnel and Terrorist)
Otelo Saraiva de Carvalho
0
Birthdate: August 31, 1936
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Maputo, Mozambique
Died: July 25, 2021

Otelo Saraiva de Carvalho was a Portuguese military officer best remembered as the chief strategist of the Carnation Revolution in Lisbon. Otelo assumed leadership roles after the Revolution, which ended the authoritarian Estado Novo regime in Portugal. Otelo Saraiva de Carvalho is still revered by Portuguese activists of the left, but is hated by right-wing activists.

 23 
Anwar al-Awlaki
(First U.S. Citizen to Be Targeted and Killed By a Drone Strike from the U.S. Government)
Anwar al-Awlaki
74
Birthdate: April 22, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States
Died: September 30, 2011

Al-Qaeda terrorist and Islamic preacher Anwar al-Awlaki, initially a university lecturer, had been involved in a number of terrorist attack plots, including one in which they had planned to blow up a Detroit-bound airplane. American-born Yemeni Awlaki died in a drone strike ordered by Barack Obama in 2011.

 24 
Hanadi Jaradat
(Terrorist)
Hanadi Jaradat
5
Birthdate: September 22, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Jenin, Palestine
Died: October 4, 2003
 25 
Idoia López Riaño
(Former ETA Hitwoman)
Idoia López Riaño
4
Birthdate: March 18, 1964
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain
 26 
Abu Daoud
(Palestinian Militant and Mastermind of the Munich Massacre)
Abu Daoud
2
Birthdate: August 17, 1937
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Jerusalem, Palestine
Died: July 3, 2010
Abu Daoud was a Palestinian militant, lawyer, and teacher. He was the mastermind of the Munich massacre during the 1972 Summer Olympics, which killed two Israeli Olympians. Abu Daoud is also known for penning his autobiography titled Palestine: From Jerusalem to Munich.
 27 
Birgit Hogefeld
(Red Army Faction)
Birgit Hogefeld
4
Birthdate: July 27, 1956
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Wiesbaden, Germany
 28 
Adelheid Schulz
(Criminal)
Adelheid Schulz
3
Birthdate: March 31, 1955
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lörrach, Germany
 29 
Anders Behring Breivik
47
Birthdate: February 13, 1979
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Oslo, Norway
Anders Behring Breivik, or Andrew Berwick, is a Norwegian terrorist who bombed eight people in Oslo and then shot dead 69 people at a AUF summer camp on the island of Utøya. The incident, known as the 2011 Norway Attacks, led to him being sent to jail for 21 years.
 30 
Luis Posada Carriles
(Intelligence agent)
Luis Posada Carriles
6
Birthdate: February 15, 1928
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cienfuegos, Cuba
Died: May 23, 2018
 31 
Eric Rudolph
(Terrorist)
Eric Rudolph
23
Birthdate: September 19, 1966
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Merritt Island, Florida, United States

Eric Rudolph is a terrorist convicted for a series of bombings in the southern US between 1996 and 1998. He is also known as the Olympic Park Bomber. He was listed as one of the FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives for five years before being captured. He is currently incarcerated at the ADX Florence Supermax prison. 

 32 
Saif al-Adel
(Al-Qaeda)
Saif al-Adel
8
Birthdate: April 11, 1960
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Menofia Governorate, Egypt
 33 
Iyad Ag Ghaly
(Tuareg militant)
Iyad Ag Ghaly
0
Birthdate: 1954 AD
Birthplace: Kidal Region, French Sudan
 34 
Fazul Abdullah Mohammed
(Comorian-Kenyan member of al-Qaeda, and the leader of its presence in East Africa)
Fazul Abdullah Mohammed
3
Birthdate: December 25, 1974
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Moroni, Comoros
Died: June 8, 2011
 35 
Ayman al-Zawahiri
22
Birthdate: June 19, 1951
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Maadi, Egypt
Former surgeon Ayman al-Zawahiri was initially Osama bin Laden’s physician and became the leader of al-Qaeda after Laden’s death. He was one of the brains behind the 9/11 terror attacks. He also urged Muslims to kidnap Western tourists in Islamic countries and was behind the U.S. Embassy bombings in Africa.
 36 
Mounir el-Motassadeq
(Member of al-Qaeda and of assisting some of the hijackers in the September 11 attacks)
Mounir el-Motassadeq
0
Birthdate: April 3, 1974
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Marrakesh, Morocco
 37 
Omar Mateen
(Terrorist)
Omar Mateen
17
Birthdate: November 16, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New Hyde Park, New York, United States
Died: June 12, 2016
 38 
Tamerlan Tsarnaev
(Russian Terrorist and Former Boxer)
Tamerlan Tsarnaev
13
Birthdate: October 21, 1986
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Elista, Russia
Died: April 19, 2013

Tamerlan Tsarnaev was a Soviet-born terrorist best remembered for planting two homemade pressure-cooker bombs at the 2013 Boston Marathon, killing three people. Many people were injured and 17 of those lost limbs. He planted the bombs with his brother Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and the two killed a policeman after the FBI declared them suspects. Tsarnaev was killed in the ensuing shootout.

 39 
Terry Nichols
(American Domestic Terrorist Who Was Convicted of Being an Accomplice in the Oklahoma City Bombing)
Terry Nichols
17
Birthdate: April 1, 1955
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lapeer, Michigan, United States
Terry Nichols is a convicted terrorist who was part of the Oklahoma City bombing, along with co-conspirator, Timothy McVeigh, whom he had met while working with the U.S. Army. Nichols was sentenced to life in prison without parole and remains incarcerated at ADX Florence, a high-security prison in Colorado.
 40 
Mohamed Atta
(Hijacker)
Mohamed Atta
56
Birthdate: September 1, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kafr el-Sheikh, Egypt
Died: September 11, 2001
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 41 
Jihadi John
(British Militant Seen in Several 'ISIS' Videos Showing the Beheadings of Numerous Hostages in 2014 and 2015)
Jihadi John
31
Birthdate: August 17, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Al Jahra, Kuwait
Died: November 12, 2015

Jihadi John was a Kuwaiti-born British militant who is believed to have been the person seen in several ISIL videos that showcased the beheadings of numerous hostages in 2014 and 2015. In November 2015, officials from the US reported that John was hit by a drone strike and his death was confirmed in 2016 by the extremist group ISIL.

 42 
Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab
(Underwear Bomber)
Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab
5
Birthdate: December 22, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lagos
 43 
Abu Musab al-Zarqawi
27
Birthdate: October 30, 1966
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Zarqa, Jordan
Died: June 7, 2006
Jordanian jihadist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi ran a terrorist training camp in Afghanistan. He led many attacks on American troops during the Iraq War and formed the Jama'at al-Tawhid wal-Jihad. He came to be known as the Emir of Al Qaeda in the Country of Two Rivers
 44 
Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh
(Terrorist)
Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh
7
Birthdate: December 23, 1973
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London, England
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 45 
William C. Quantrill
(Confederate guerrilla leader)
William C. Quantrill
4
Birthdate: July 31, 1837
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Canal Dover, Ohio, United States
Died: June 6, 1865
 46 
Khalfan Khamis Mohamed
(Al-Qaeda suspect)
Khalfan Khamis Mohamed
1
Birthdate: March 5, 1974
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pemba, Tanzania
 47 
Herostratus
(Turkish Criminal Known for Destroying the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus)
Herostratus
0
Birthplace: Ephesus, Turkey
Died: 0356 BC
 48 
David Headley
(Terrorist)
David Headley
3
Birthdate: June 30, 1960
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
 49 
Samantha Lewthwaite
(Suspected Terrorist)
Samantha Lewthwaite
17
Birthdate: December 5, 1983
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Banbridge, United Kingdom
Died: November 12, 2014

Called the ‘white widow’, British national Samantha Lewthwaite is one of the most wanted terrorists in the world. She has been linked to the Somali terrorist group Al Shabaab and was reportedly involved in the 2013 Nairobi Westgate shopping mall terror attack. She is the widow of one of the four suicide bombers who carried out the July 2005 London subway terror attacks.

 50 
Richard Reid
(Terrorist)
Richard Reid
8
Birthdate: August 12, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bromley, United Kingdom