Elizabeth Báthory

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Elizabeth Báthory
Elizabeth Bathory Portrait.jpg
Copy o the lost 1585 oreeginal portrait o Elizabeth Báthory
BornErzsébet Báthory
7 August 1560(1560-08-07)
Nyírbátor, Kinrick o Hungary
Died21 August 1614(1614-08-21) (aged 54)
Csejthe, Kinrick o Hungary (nou Čachtice, Slovakie)
Ither namesThe Bluid Coontess
The Čachtice Coontess
Criminal penalty
Confinement till daith
Hauf-marrae(s)Ferenc Nádasdy
VictimsPurportit ower 650 [1]
Span o killins
KintraKinrick o Hungary, Habsburg monarchy
Date apprehendit
30 December 1609; 410 years ago (1609-12-30)

Copntess Elizabeth Báthory de Ecsed (Hungarian: Báthory Erzsébet, Slovak: Alžbeta Bátoriová ; 7 August 1560 – 21 August 1614)[2] wis a Hungarian noblewumman an alleged serial killer frae the Báthory faimily o nobeelity in the Kinrick o Hungary, that awned laund in the Kinrick o Hungary (nou Hungary an Slovakie) an Transylvanie (nou Romanie), that war auries o Habsburg monarchy. She haes been labeled bi Guinness World Records as the maist proleefic female murtherer,[3] tho the precise nummer o her veectims is debatit. Báthory an fower collaborators war accused o torturin an killin hunders o young weemen atween 1585 an 1609.[4]

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  1. "Countess Elizabeth Bathory – The Blood Countess." Archived 15 August 2011 at the Wayback Machine The Crime Library.
  2. Britannica
  3. "Most prolific female murderer". Guinness World Records. Guinness World Records Limited. Retrieved 3 May 2018. The most prolific female murderer and the most prolific murderer of the western world, was Elizabeth Bathory, who practised vampirism on girls and young women. Described as the most vicious female serial killer of all time, the facts and fiction on the events that occurred behind the deaths of these young girls are blurred. Throughout the 15th century, she is alleged to have killed more than 600 virgins
  4. Ramsland, Katherine. "Lady of Blood: Countess Bathory". Crime Library. Turner Entertainment Networks Inc. Archived frae the oreeginal on 11 Mairch 2014. Retrieved 13 Juin 2014. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)