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Historical criminals, thieves and vagabonds

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  • Kate "Ma" Barker (1873 - 1935)
    Kate "Ma" Barker (born Arizona Clark; October 8, 1873 – August 16, 1935) was the mother of several criminals who ran the Barker gang from the "public enemy era", when the exploits of gangs of cr...
  • Joe Adonis (1902 - 1971)
    Joe Adonis (born Giuseppe Antonio Doto; November 22, 1902 – November 26, 1971), also known as "Joey A", "Joe Adone", "Joe Arosa", "James Arosa", and "Joe DiMeo", was a New York mobster who was a...
  • Richard John Bingham, 7th Earl of Lucan (1934 - d.)
    'Lucky' Lucan, who disappeared in 1974 and has not been seen since:
  • Amelia Elizabeth Dyer (1838 - 1896)
    Dyer was the most prolific baby farm murderer of Victorian England. She was tried and hanged for one murder, but there is little doubt she was responsible for many more similar deaths—possibly 4...
  • Jaime Ramón Mercader del Río (1913 - 1978)
    Ramon Mercader Jaime Ramón Mercader del Río (7 February 1913 – 18 October 1978) was a Spanish communist who became famous as the murderer of the Russian Marxist revolutionary Leo...

Historical criminals, thieves and vagabonds


Famous historical criminals are those individuals whose criminal behaviors became widely known to the general public for their unscrupulous acts. Aim of this project is to list people worldwide who have been convicted of serious crimes, or are notable for their criminal activities in the past. This is a worldwide project

Belgium

France

Germany

  • Karl DENKE (1870-1924)
  • Fritz HAARMANN (1879-1925)
  • Anton VON ARCO AUF VALLEY (1897-1945)

Mexico

  • Arturo DURAZO MORENO (1934-2000)

Netherlands

  • Simon Fred ADRIAANSE (1927-1996)
  • Henri VAN AALEN (1860-1885)
  • Hendrikje DOELEN (1784-1847)
  • Klaas ANNINK (1710-1775)
  • Maria SWANENBURG (1839-1915)
  • Hendrik JUT (1851-1878)

Russia

  • Andrej TSJIKATILO (1936-1994)

Spain

United Kingdom

United States of America

  • Joseph ADONIS (1902 - 1972)
  • Arizona CLARK
  • Al CAPONE (1899- 1947)
  • Tom HORN (1860-1903)
  • Andrew KEHOE (1872-1927)
  • Albert ANASTASIA (1903 - 1957)
  • Arizona Donnie Clark "Kate" BARKER (1872 - 1935)
  • Clyde Chestnut BARROW (1909 - 1934)
  • Joseph BONNANO (1905 - 2002)
  • Theodore Robert BUNDY (1946 - 1988)
  • Alphonse CAPONE (1900 - 1944)
  • Caryl CHESSMAN (1921 - 1960)
  • Jeffrey DAHMER (1960 - 1997 )
  • Albert Henry DESALVO (1933 - 1973)
  • John Herbert DILLINGER (1903 - 1934)
  • John Wayne GACY, JR. (1942 - 1994)
  • Gary GILMORE (1940 - 1977)
  • John GOTTI (1940 - 2002)
  • Charles H. KEATING, JR. (1923 - )
  • Charles LUCIANO (1897 - 1962)
  • Charles MANSON (1934 - )
  • Lee Harvey OSWALD (1939 - 1963)
  • James Earl RAY (1928 - 1998)
  • Benjamin SIEGEL (1906 - 1947)
  • Charles STARKWEATHER (1940 - 1959)
  • Joseph M. VALACHI (1904 - 1971)
  • Jesse JAMES
  • John Wilkes BOOTH (1838-1865)
  • Robert Newton FORD (1862-1892)
  • Hawley Harvey CRIPPEN