Elizabeth Bathory Born: 1560; 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. One of these rumors reached the ears of King Mathias II, who sent a party of men to the massive Castle Csejthe. The men found one girl dead and one dying. Another was found wounded and others locked up. ~Deadly Women S1,E1.
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.
Elizabeth Bathory -born in 1560-1614, Hungarian of noble blood. The Blood Countess, is one of the most famous of all historical vampires. She is renowned as a torturer, an eater of flesh and a bather in blood. Reputed (admittedly with only anecdotal evidence) to have not only drunk but bathed in the blood of young virgin girls.