The 15 Most Evil Women in Human History (PHOTOS)

The 15 Most Evil Women in Human History (PHOTOS)

The 15 Most Evil Women in Human History (PHOTOS)

Get ready to be seriously afraid. These 15 women are some of the most terrifying humans to ever walk the planet.

These serial killers and kidnappers will chill you to your very core. Click through each scary story if you dare!

The 15 Most Evil Women in Human History (PHOTOS)
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Gertrude Baniszewski

Gertrude Baniszewski Credit: Mirar abajo/Wikimedia Commons
Also known as the Torture Mother, Gertrude kidnapped and brutally tortured teenager Sylvia Likens in 1965.

While she played a part in her murder and torture, most of the brutality suffered by Sylivia was through the hands of Gertrude's children and neighborhood teens. She had them come over and persuaded them to torture her.

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Gertrude Baniszewski

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Also known as the Torture Mother, Gertrude kidnapped and brutally tortured teenager Sylvia Likens in 1965.

While she played a part in her murder and torture, most of the brutality suffered by Sylivia was through the hands of Gertrude's children and neighborhood teens. She had them come over and persuaded them to torture her.

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Mary Ann Cotton

Mary Ann Cotton Credit: Wikimedia Commons
Mary Ann murdered for money, starting with her husband, and even went as far as taking her children's lives and collecting their life insurance payouts. She continually remarried and reproduced, ultimately killing 21 people before she was caught.
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Mary Ann Cotton

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Mary Ann murdered for money, starting with her husband, and even went as far as taking her children's lives and collecting their life insurance payouts. She continually remarried and reproduced, ultimately killing 21 people before she was caught.

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Myra Hindley

Myra Hindley Credit: Wikimedia Commons
Myra was the woman behind the Moors Murders in the early 1960s. She and her boyfriend Ian Brady would kidnap and rape children before murdering them in cold blood.

Myra Hindley

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Myra was the woman behind the Moors Murders in the early 1960s. She and her boyfriend Ian Brady would kidnap and rape children before murdering them in cold blood.

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Charlene Adelle Gallego

Charlene Adelle Gallego Credit: California Department of Corrections/Wikimedia Commons

Together with her husband Gerald, Charlene kidnapped 10 teens and young twenty-somethings in Sacramento, keeping their victims as sex slaves before murdering all of them.

She served 16 years and was released early in exchange for testimony against her husband. Charlene denies having anything to do with the murders and blamed it all on Gerald, who has since passed.

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Charlene Adelle Gallego

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Together with her husband Gerald, Charlene kidnapped 10 teens and young twenty-somethings in Sacramento, keeping their victims as sex slaves before murdering all of them.

She served 16 years and was released early in exchange for testimony against her husband. Charlene denies having anything to do with the murders and blamed it all on Gerald, who has since passed.

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Ilse Koch

Ilse Koch Credit: Wikimedia Commons
Ilse was one of the most notorious Nazi commandants in the world. Known as the The Beast of Buchenwald, she brutally murdered Jews in the concentration camps she oversaw, even saving the skin from many of the corpses for herself.
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Ilse Koch

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Ilse was one of the most notorious Nazi commandants in the world. Known as the The Beast of Buchenwald, she brutally murdered Jews in the concentration camps she oversaw, even saving the skin from many of the corpses for herself.

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Beverly Allitt

Beverly Allitt Credit: Wikimedia Commons
Known as the Angel Of Death, Beverly was another English murderess. She was a nurse who would take advantage of being alone with her child patients and sabotage their treatments so they would die.

She was convicted of murdering four children, attempting to murder three, and causing bodily harm to another six.

Beverly Allitt

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Known as the Angel Of Death, Beverly was another English murderess. She was a nurse who would take advantage of being alone with her child patients and sabotage their treatments so they would die.

She was convicted of murdering four children, attempting to murder three, and causing bodily harm to another six.

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Belle Gunness

Belle Gunness Credit: Wikimedia Commons
Belle is credited with killing around 40 people whose bodies were all found on her property. She enticed wealthy men to come to her property where she would slaughter them and take what she could.

Her husband mysteriously died on the day his two life insurance policies overlapped. She also murdered her infant daughter.

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Belle Gunness

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Belle is credited with killing around 40 people whose bodies were all found on her property. She enticed wealthy men to come to her property where she would slaughter them and take what she could.

Her husband mysteriously died on the day his two life insurance policies overlapped. She also murdered her infant daughter.

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Irma Grese

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Irma was a guard at the Ravensbrück and Auschwitz concentration camps. She was in charge of thousands of female prisoners and ensured they were brutally beaten, tortured, and killed in the worst ways possible.
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Irma Grese

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Irma was a guard at the Ravensbrück and Auschwitz concentration camps. She was in charge of thousands of female prisoners and ensured they were brutally beaten, tortured, and killed in the worst ways possible.

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Queen Mary I

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We've all heard of Bloody Mary, and there was a notable reason for her nickname. She had hundreds of Protestants burned at the stake and was known for her crimes against religious dissenters.

Queen Mary I

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We've all heard of Bloody Mary, and there was a notable reason for her nickname. She had hundreds of Protestants burned at the stake and was known for her crimes against religious dissenters.

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Rosemary West

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Rosemary is a British serial killer who is still serving time. Alongside her husband, she murdered 10 girls, including her daughter and stepdaughter. The couple kept all the bodies in their cellar before being discovered.
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Rosemary West

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Rosemary is a British serial killer who is still serving time. Alongside her husband, she murdered 10 girls, including her daughter and stepdaughter. The couple kept all the bodies in their cellar before being discovered.

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The Countess of Bathory

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Elizabeth was one horrifying human being. She is said to have murdered and tortured hundreds of girls she brought to her castle with the promise of jobs. When authorities invaded they found enslaved girls and dead bodies all over the castle.
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The Countess of Bathory

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Elizabeth was one horrifying human being. She is said to have murdered and tortured hundreds of girls she brought to her castle with the promise of jobs. When authorities invaded they found enslaved girls and dead bodies all over the castle.

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Catherine de Medici

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Known as history's Black Widow, Catherine was regarded as the mastermind behind the St. Bartholomew's Day massacre, where it's estimated 5,000-30,000 Huguenots lost their lives.

Catherine de Medici

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Known as history's Black Widow, Catherine was regarded as the mastermind behind the St. Bartholomew's Day massacre, where it's estimated 5,000-30,000 Huguenots lost their lives.

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Ranavalona I

Ranavalona I Credit: Wikimedia Commons
The Empress ruled over the kingdom of Madagascar in the mid-1800s. She banned Christianity and instituted a judicial system where people could be tried and put to death for almost anything. The population of Madagascar dropped from 5 million to 2.5 million during her reign.
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Ranavalona I

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The Empress ruled over the kingdom of Madagascar in the mid-1800s. She banned Christianity and instituted a judicial system where people could be tried and put to death for almost anything. The population of Madagascar dropped from 5 million to 2.5 million during her reign.

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Delphine LaLaurie

Delphine LaLaurie Credit: Wikimedia Commons
Delphine was a popular socialite in New Orleans who hid her murderous secrets from everyone.

She was ultimately revealed when a fire started at a party and rescuers found chained and disfigured slaves throughout her home.

They also discovered endless remains buried under her house. She escaped and was never caught.
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Delphine LaLaurie

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Delphine was a popular socialite in New Orleans who hid her murderous secrets from everyone.

She was ultimately revealed when a fire started at a party and rescuers found chained and disfigured slaves throughout her home.

They also discovered endless remains buried under her house. She escaped and was never caught.

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Williamina “Minnie” Dean

Williamina “Minnie” Dean Credit: Wikimedia Commons
Minnie lived in New Zealand and ran what people referred to as baby farms. She would take in babies from young mothers and raise them for money. Unfortunately, she murdered most of the babies who were given to her and kept the money.

Williamina “Minnie” Dean

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Minnie lived in New Zealand and ran what people referred to as baby farms. She would take in babies from young mothers and raise them for money. Unfortunately, she murdered most of the babies who were given to her and kept the money.

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Get ready to be seriously afraid. These 15 women are some of the most terrifying humans to ever walk the planet.

These serial killers and kidnappers will chill you to your very core. Click through each scary story if you dare!