Top 5 Most Wicked Women In History (Photos)

There is always a wide misconception that men are more likely to be more wicked than women who are always seen as Angels. Even though, it is the nature of women to be loving, sympathetic, and merciful, not all women in the world have these charming feminine characteristics. Some women in the past and present history have proved that women can be anything they choose to be: wicked, merciless, and devilish.

However, this article briefly gives details about top 5 most wicked women in human history:

1. Elizabeth Báthory

Countess Elizabeth Báthory was a Hungarian noblewoman and hardened serial killer. Regarded as one of the most wicked women in history, Báthory gained notoriety for the murders of hundreds of girls and women between 1590 and 1610. Considered by the Guinness World Records as the most prolific female serial killer in history, she was eventually jailed four hundred and eleven years ago.



2. Beverley Allitt

Beverley Gail Allitt is a British serial murderer. Allitt was convicted of murdering four children and caused bodily harm to six other children. During her killing spree, she worked as a nurse in the children ward at Grantham Hospital in London, where she was alleged to have perpetrated all these crimes in a space of fifty nine days. Twenty eight years ago, Allitt was arrested and tried at Nottingham Crown Court where she was sentenced to life imprisonment.


3. Irma Grese

Irma Ida Ilse Grese was a Nazi women’s concentration camp guard. While serving as a guard, Grese was convicted of crimes involving the maltreatment and murder of countless numbers of prisoners. After her trial at Nelson court, she was sentenced to death and executed at the age of 22, making history as the youngest woman to die judicially under British law in the 20th century.

4. Myra Hindley

Myra Hindley was a British serial killer. Regarded as the most wicked woman ever in Britain and one of the most wicked women in history, Hindler was perpetrator of many murder crimes around the Great Britain between 1963 and 1965. Hindley was later sentenced to life imprisonment without a parole. She died nineteen years ago in the prison at the age of 60.


5. Karla Homolka

Karla Leanne Homolka is a 51-year-old Canadian serial killer and rapist.


Homolka first gained worldwide media attention when she was convicted of manslaughter following a plea bargain to serve only twelve years in the murders of two Ontario teenage girls, Leslie Mahaffy and Kristen French. She was eventually arrested and jailed.

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