Throughout history, there have been many women criminals who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great female criminals such as Aileen Wuornos, Griselda Blanco, Ilse Koch, Jodi Arias, Karla Homolka.The women criminals featured in this list are from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & Australia and many more countries.
Aileen WuornosAileen Wuornos

29 February 1956

American

Griselda BlancoGriselda Blanco
(Drug Trafficker)

15 February 1943

Colombian

Karla HomolkaKarla Homolka
(Serial Killer)

04 May 1970

Canadian

Phoolan DeviPhoolan Devi
(Politician, Brigand)

10 August 1963

Indian

Susan AtkinsSusan Atkins
(Murderer)

07 May 1948

American

Beverley AllittBeverley Allitt
(Serial Killer)

04 October 1968

British

Lynette FrommeLynette Fromme
(woman who attempted to assassinate Gerald Ford.)

22 October 1948

American

Anna DelveyAnna Delvey
(Fraudster)

1991 AD

Russian

Darlie RoutierDarlie Routier
(Murderer)

04 January 1970

American

Irma GreseIrma Grese
(Nazi Guard)

07 October 1923

German

Anne BonnyAnne Bonny
(18th Century Pirate)

08 March 1702

Irish,American

Patricia Dianne KrenwinkelPatricia Krenwinkel
(Murderer)

03 December 1947

American

Susan SmithSusan Smith
(Murderer)

26 September 1971

American

Ching ShihChing Shih
(19th Century Pirate)

1775 AD

Chinese

Amelia DyerAmelia Dyer
(Serial Killer)

1837 AD

British

Belle GunnessBelle Gunness
(Serial Killer)

11 November 1859

Norwegian,American

Ilse Koch Ilse Koch
(Nazi Concentration Camp Overseer)

22 September 1906

German

Caril Ann FugateCaril Ann Fugate
(Murderer)

30 July 1943

American

Genene JonesGenene Jones
(Nurse Who Killed Several Infants)

13 July 1950

American

Jane ToppanJane Toppan
(Serial killer)

31 March 1854

American

Mary Ann CottonMary Ann Cotton
(Serial Killer)

31 October 1832

British

Jodi AriasJodi Arias
(Murderer)

09 July 1980

American

Leonarda CianciulliLeonarda Cianciulli
(Serial Killer)

18 April 1894

Italian

Theresa KnorrTheresa Knorr
(Murderess)

12 March 1946

American

Samantha LewthwaiteSamantha Lewthwaite
(Suspected Terrorist)

05 December 1983

British

Julianna FarraitJulianna Farrait
(Frank Lucas' Wife)

Puerto Rican

Darya Nikolayevna SaltykovaDarya Nikolayevna Saltykova
(Serial Killer)

11 March 1730

Russian

Alyssa BustamanteAlyssa Bustamante
(Criminal)

28 January 1994

American

Olga HepnarováOlga Hepnarová
(Murderer)

30 June 1951

Czech

Doris PayneDoris Payne
(Jewel Thief)

10 October 1930

American

Mirtha JungMirtha Jung
(Ex-wife of George Jung)

Cuban,American

Rosemary WestRosemary West
(Serial killer)

29 November 1953

British

Mary BellMary Bell
(Serial killer)

26 May 1957

British

Pamela SmartPamela Smart
(Murderer)

16 August 1967

American

Ma BarkerMa Barker
(criminal)

08 October 1871

American

Belle StarrBelle Starr
(outlaw)

05 February 1848

American

Sada AbeSada Abe
(Geisha, Criminal)

28 May 1905

Japanese

Catherine ShareCatherine Share
(Criminal)

10 December 1942

French

Vera RencziVera Renczi
(serial killer)

1903 AD

Romanian