Peter Kurten

Birthday
26, 1883
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Jul 2, 1931 (48)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
26, 1883
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Jul 2, 1931 (48)

About

German serial killer who is known as The Vampire of Dusseldorf and the Dusseldorf Monster due to his lengthy record of grisly murders and sexual assaults.

Before Fame

When he was a teenager, he was employed as a dogcatcher which led to his cruelty to animals.

Trivia

He was executed on July 2, 1931 for nine murders and seven attempted murders.

Family Life

He grew up in a poor, abusive family and witnessed his father sexually abuse his mother and sisters which led to his sexual abuse of his sisters.

Associated With

Paul Durousseau was also a criminal from Germany.