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.
Elizabeth Bathory. A.K.A. - The Blood Countess. Hungarian noble Elizabeth Bathory went down as one of the most ruthless killers in European history. Between 1585 and 1610, Bathory is believed to have tortured and killed nearly 650 girls - mostly teenage peasants.