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Famous German Serial Killers

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German serial killers list - a comprehensive list of known serial killers. All convicted German serial killers are listed here. These murderers are all German and have killed countless people in their life. This list of German serial killers is alphabetical by first name; you can sort by any column. This is the list of the most horrifying, or infamous, depending on your point of view, German serial killers of all time. 

These ferocious killers are some of the notorious figures in German history. They've been put in jail or in some cases, they've been in jail. Who are famous German criminals? Take a look from these criminals.
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    he killed four and one victim escaped. Died by wrongful overdose during castration surgery
    Jürgen Bartsch (born Karl-Heinz Sadrozinski) (November 6, 1946 – April 28, 1976) was a German serial killer who murdered four boys aged between 8 and 13 and attempted to kill another. The case of the sexual offender Bartsch in German jurisdiction history was the first to include psycho-social factors of the defendant, who came from a violent early surrounding, to set down the degree of penalty....  more
    • Age: Dec. at 29 (1946-1976)
    • Birthplace: Essen, Germany
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    He was known to be a cannibal; Allegedly killed 30-40 people in the 1920s;
    Karl Denke (February 11, 1860 – December 22, 1924) was a Prussian serial killer and cannibal who killed and cannibalized dozens of homeless vagrants and travelers from 1903-1924. He is often regarded as "The Forgotten Cannibal", or "The Cannibal of Ziębice"....  more
    • Age: Dec. at 64 (1860-1924)
    • Birthplace: Ziębice, Poland

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    His serial killings were prevalent between 1974 and 2006. Accused of 19 murders between
    Volker Eckert (1 July 1959 – 2 July 2007) was a German serial killer, who killed six women in East Germany, France, and Spain, between 1974 and 2006. Eckert confessed to only six murders, five of whom were sex workers, but is known to have killed at least nine women, and is also accused of committing additional murders of women in several European countries including Italy and the Czech Republic , but investigations were closed after Eckert committed suicide during his criminal proceedings on July 2, 2007....  more
    • Age: Dec. at 48 (1959-2007)
    • Birthplace: Plauen, Germany
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    A serial poisoner who murdered 15 people in Hanover and Bremen who was publicly executed in 1831;
    Gesche Margarethe Gottfried, born Gesche Margarethe Timm (6 March 1785 - 21 April 1831), was a serial killer who murdered 15 people by arsenic poisoning in Bremen and Hanover, Germany, between 1813 and 1827. She was the last person to be publicly executed in the city of Bremen....  more
    • Age: Dec. at 46 (1785-1831)