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Ezsébert Bàthory, la contessa sanguinaria

Countess Erzsébet Báthory de Ecsed - was a countess from the renowned Báthory family of nobility in the Kingdom of Hungary. She has been labelled the most prolific female serial killer in history and is remembered as the "Blood Countess".

Erzsebet; an oil painting her father had commissioned for Ferenec Nadasdy, the man to whom she was betrothed at eleven years old. They married in her fifteenth year. His wedding gift was his home, Cachtice Castle in Hungry.

1656 Princess Anna Julianna Eszterházy, wife of Count Ferenc Nádasdy by Benjamin von Block - hungarian baroque style

Elizabeth Bathory, the "Blood Countess"

She was said to have bathed in the blood of murdered virgins in order to maintain her youthful glow. That's pretty bad stuff. Countess Elizabeth Bathory, known as the Blood Countess

Death of Countess Elizabeth Bathory | A vicious killer died on August 21st, 1614.

Blood countess: Elizabeth Bathory, serial killer and vampire anonymous portrait, century

Countess Elizabeth Báthory de Ecsed (Báthory Erzsébet in Hungarian, Alžbeta Bátoriová in Slovak; 8 August 1560 – 21 August 1614) was a countess from the renowned Báthory family of nobility in the Kingdom of Hungary. She has been labelled the most prolific female serial killer in history and is remembered as the "Blood Countess," though the precise number of victims is debated.

Countess Elizabeth Báthory de Ecsed (Báthory Erzsébet in Hungarian, Alžbeta…

Countess Elizabeth Báthory de Ecsed Inspired by the 1585 original portrait of Elizabeth Báthory Acrylics 11x14 paper

Countess Elizabeth Báthory de Ecsed Inspired by the 1585 original portrait of Elizabeth Báthory Acrylics 11x14 paper

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Esploratrice, femminista, anarchica : la storia affascinate di Alexandra David-Néel la prima donna in Tibet

Alexandra David-Néel, a fearless French opera singer/traveller/spiritualist and writer, who, in the became the first European woman to visit forbidden Tibet, and later inspired the famous beat writers Kerouac and Ginsberg.

Ritratto del Conte Vlad Tepes

Vlad the Impaler ~ Vlad III Dracula ~ The name of the vampire Count Dracula in Bram Stoker's 1897 novel Dracula was inspired by Vlad's patronymic.

Art: Countess Elizabeth Bathory Notice the bloody corpses in the foreground beneath Elizabeth.

Despite the overwhelming evidence against her, the countesses families influence kept her from facing trial. However in 1609 she was imprisoned and held in solitary confinement for five years until her death.

Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Bohemia, daughter of James I, granddaughter of Mary…

Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Bohemia, daughter of James I, granddaughter of Mary Queen of Scots., The Winter Queen early by Michiel Jansz.

Elizabeth Bathory, la "condesa sangrienta", responsable de la muerte de 630 jóvenes

10 mujeres más malvadas de la historia

Born: Died: 1614 Countess Elizabeth Bathory is considered the most infamous serial killer in Hungarian/Slovak history. Rumors had circulated for years about missing peasant girls; offered well paid work at the castle, they were never seen again.

Marcus Gheeraerts the younger (Flemish artist, 1561-1635) Princess Elizabeth, daughter of James I, 1612

Marcus Gheeraerts the younger (Flemish artist, Princess Elizabeth, daughter of James I, 1612 - magnificent portrait!

Alizabet (Erzebet) Bathory

Báthory Erzsébet - Elizabeth Bathory: Photo Album of Cachtice Castle

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Countess Dracula...Ancient Myth

Countess Elizabeth Báthory de Ecsed "The Blood Countess", thought to have killed over 650 girls. The most common motif of these works was that of the countess bathing in her victims' blood in order to retain beauty or youth.

What you're looking at is a mummified bison from the Ice Age. It was frozen in solid soil and uncovered by gold miners who were artificially thawing out the surrounding Earth in 1979. There are claw and tooth marks in the mummy that have allowed scientists to finger the bison's killer: An American lion.

A mummified bison from the Ice Age, frozen in solid soil and uncovered by gold miners artificially thawing out the surrounding earth in Claw and tooth marks indicate the killer was an American lion.