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".
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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.
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.
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.