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Historical criminals, thieves and vagabonds

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  • Hawley Harvey Crippen (1862 - 1910)
    Dr Hawley Harvey Crippen was an American, born in Michigan in 1862, who qualified as a doctor in 1885 and worked for a patent medicine company. He had come to England in 1900 and lived at 39 Hilldrop C...
  • 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 an impor...
  • 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 criminals...
  • Dutch Schultz (1902 - 1935)
    Dutch Schultz (born Arthur Simon Flegenheimer; August 6, 1902 – October 24, 1935) was a New York City-area German Jewish-American mobster of the 1920s and 1930s who made his fortune in organized crim...
  • Albert DeSalvo (1931 - 1973)
    Albert Henry DeSalvo (September 3, 1931 – November 25, 1973) was a criminal in Boston, Massachusetts, who confessed to being the "Boston Strangler", the murderer of thirteen women in the Boston area ...

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