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List of famous serial killers in the world. The most notorious serial killers are found on this page. This list of murderers is alphabetical by first name and can be sorted by any column. There's UK serial killers and American serial killers here. This list of the most well-known serial killers can be copied to make your very own list of the most famous serial killers in history, should you be so morbidly inclined.

Who are the most famous serial killers in history? Celebrity serial killers are few and far between, so the world's most well-known serial killers aren't something to be taken lightly. Take a look at this list and you'll see who is considered amongst the worst serial killers ever.
Abdul Latif Sharif is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Serial Killers in History
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Mexico, Egyptian national alleged to be responsible for dozens of murders in Ciudad Juárez

Abdul Latif Sharif, was an Egyptian chemist and chief suspect in the Juárez killings, a decade-long murder spree that began in the Mexican city of Ciudad Juárez in the early 1990s. Sharif immigrated to the United States in 1970 to work as a high-paid research chemist for a series of U.S. companies, some of which are alleged to have shielded him from persistent accusations of rape and murder. Jailed for 12 years for rape in 1984, Sharif was released early for good behaviour in 1989, committed another rape, and fled to Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, to escape a deportation hearing in El Paso, Texas. After the bodies of young women began to turn up in the desert surrounding Juárez, Sharif was ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 59 (1947-2006)

Birthplace: Egypt

Cause Of Death: Natural causes

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Adolfo Constanzo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Serial Killers in History
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Mexico, AKA "The Godfather of Matamoros"; serial killer and cult leader in Mexico; committed suicide in 1989

Adolfo de Jesús Constanzo was an American serial killer, drug dealer and cult leader. His nickname was El Padrino de Matamoros. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 27 (1962-1989)

Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States of America

Cause Of Death: Suicide

Place Of Death: Mexico City, Mexico

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Ahmad Suradji is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Serial Killers in History
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Indonesia, admitted to killing 42 women; sentenced to death and executed by firing squad on July 10, 2008

Ahmad Suradji was a serial killer in Indonesia. Suradji, a cattle-breeder born on 10 January 1949, was executed July 10, 2008. He was also known as Nasib Kelewang, or by his alias Datuk. He admitted to killing 42 girls and women over a period of 11 years. His victims ranged in age from 11 to 30, and were strangled with a cable after being buried up to their waists in the ground as part of a ritual. Suradji was arrested on May 2, 1997, after bodies were discovered near his home on the outskirts of Medan, the capital of North Sumatra. He buried his victims in a sugarcane plantation near his home, with heads of the victims facing his house, which he believed would give him extra power. He told ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 59 (1949-2008)

Birthplace: Medan, Indonesia

Cause Of Death: Execution by firing squad, Capital punishment

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Alexander Pichushkin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Serial Killers in History
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Russia, AKA "The Chessboard Killer"; convicted of 48 murders; confessed to killing 63

Alexander Yuryevich "Sasha" Pichushkin, also known as The Chessboard Killer and The Bitsa Park Maniac, is a Russian serial killer. He is believed to have killed at least 49 people, and possibly as many as 60, in southwest Moscow's Bitsa Park, where a number of the victims' bodies were found. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 44

Birthplace: Mytishchi, Russia

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