Belle Gunness

Birthday
11, 1859
Birthplace
Norway
Death Date
Apr 28, 1908 (48)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
11, 1859
Birthplace
Norway
Death Date
Apr 28, 1908 (48)

About

Serial killer who murdered suitors who answered her personal ads in the newspapers.

Before Fame

She and her first husband owned a confectionery store in Chicago that was not successful and mysteriously burned down, allowing them to collect the insurance money.

Trivia

She also killed her two daughters and is suspected of killing the infant daughter of her second husband.

Family Life

She was married twice, and both of her husbands died under mysterious circumstances.

Associated With

Lonely Heart, a 1937 short story by Damon Runyan, was based on Gunness.