Friedrich Schumann

the Mass Murderer of Falkenhagen Lake, Massenmörder vom Falkenhagener

  Active for 2 years
(1918-1919) in Germany

6

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

6

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  4. General Information
  5. Characteristics
  6. Childhood
  7. Cognitive Ability
  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 6 Timeline Events
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  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 6 Books About Friedrich Schumann
  14. 7 External References
  15. Internal References

Friedrich Schumann a German serial killer and rapist known as the Massenmörder vom Falkenhagener See (the Mass Murderer of Falkenhagen Lake). Schumann murdered at least six victims in Germany between 1918 and 1919. Schumann would target couples hiking in the Falkenhagener forest near the lake. He would rob and shoot his victims, raping the female victims. Schumann had numerous other charges including multiple charges of rape where the victim was not murdered. In 1921, Schumann was executed by beheading in the courtyard of the Plötzensee Prison by the Prussian executioner Carl Gröpler using an axe.

Friedrich Schumann Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Friedrich Schumann (aka) the Mass Murderer of Falkenhagen Lake, Massenmörder vom Falkenhagener, was active for 2 years between 1918-1919, known to have ( 6 confirmed / 6 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: Germany

Friedrich Schumann was born on February 1st 1893 in Spandau, locality of the borough Spandau of Berlin, Germany.

Friedrich Schumann a male citizen of Germany.

Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, served time in jail, and served time in prison.

In 1918 (Age 24/25) Friedrich Schumann started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, rape, and murder his victims. Friedrich Schumann used a weapon and was in possession of a firearm during his crimes.

He was arrested on August 20th 1920 (Age 27), convicted on July 13th 1920 (Age 27), sentenced to death, decapitation with an axe at Plötzensee Prison, Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf, Berlin, Germany. He was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime. Friedrich Schumann was executed on August 27th 1921 (Age 28).

Friedrich Schumann died on August 27th 1921 (Age 28), cause of death: executed by decapitation with an axe at Plötzensee Prison, Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf, Berlin, Germany.

Profile Completeness: 68%
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Friedrich Schumann has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 1 year ago.

Friedrich Schumann a known:

Friedrich Schumann
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-05-13 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Friedrich Schumann
Nickname: the Mass Murderer of Falkenhagen Lake, Massenmörder vom Falkenhagener
Victims: 6 - 6
Years Active: 1918 - 1919
Ages Active: 24/25 - 25/26
Active Countries: Germany
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1893 - 1921
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: Germany
Sexual Preference: N/A
Astrological Sign: Aquarius
Jan 20 - Feb 18
Birth Month: February
Marital Status: N/A
Children: N/A
Living With: N/A
Occupation: criminal, murderer, serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Feb 1, 1893
Given Name: Friedrich
Birth Location: Spandau, locality of the borough Spandau of Berlin, Germany
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Raised By: N/A
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

Cognitive Ability
IQ: N/A
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

Incarceration
Arrested: Aug 20, 1920 (Age 27)
Convicted: Jul 13, 1920 (Age 27)
Sentence: death, decapitation with an axe
Prison Location: Plötzensee Prison, Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf, Berlin, Germany
Executed: Aug 27, 1921 (Age 28)
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: TRUE

Death Information
Death Date: Aug 27, 1921 (Age 28)
Cause of Death: executed by decapitation with an axe
Death Location: Plötzensee Prison, Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf, Berlin, Germany
Killed In Prison: FALSE
Suicide: FALSE
6 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Friedrich Schumann

The 6 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Friedrich Schumann. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Feb 01 1893Friedrich Schumann was born in Spandau, locality of the borough Spandau of Berlin, Germany.  #18930201
1918
(Age 24/25)
Friedrich Schumann started his serial killing spree. #1918
1919
(Age 25/26)
Friedrich Schumann ended his serial killing spree. #1919
Jul 13 1920
(Age 27)
Friedrich Schumann was convictedand sentenced to death, decapitation with an axe at Plötzensee Prison, Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf, Berlin, Germany.  #19200713
Aug 20 1920
(Age 27)
Friedrich Schumann arrested. #19200820
Aug 27 1921
(Age 28)
Friedrich Schumannwas executed.cause of death:executed by decapitation with an axeat Plötzensee Prison, Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf, Berlin, Germany. #19210827
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Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
previous crimes TRUE 366
previous jail TRUE 351
previous prision TRUE 336
used weapon TRUE 452
used gun TRUE 450
rape TRUE 452
robbed TRUE 417
suicide FALSE 219
killed in prison FALSE 212
torture FALSE 425
stalk FALSE 417
blindfold FALSE 362
bound FALSE 405
strangle FALSE 442
sex with body FALSE 429
mutilated FALSE 446
ate part of body FALSE 450
drank blood FALSE 441
posed body FALSE 364
totem body part FALSE 364
totem personal item FALSE 353


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6 Books that mention Serial Killer
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Friedrich Schumann (1 February 1893 – 27 August 1921) was a German serial killer. He is also known as "Massenmörder vom Falkenhagener See" ("Terror of Falkenhagen Lake"). Schumann murdered six people and raped several women.

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External References
  1. Friedrich Schumann on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Oct 2, 2018.
  2. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Friedrich SCHUMANN on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Oct 2, 2018.
  3. Friedrich Schumann (Serienmörder) on de.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Oct 2, 2018.
  4. Worcester Democrat and the ledger-enterprise. (Pocomoke City, Md.) 1921-1953, Page 7 on chroniclingamerica.loc.gov, Retrieved on Oct 2, 2018.
  5. Democratic messenger. (Snow Hill, Md.) 1869-1973, Page 10 on chroniclingamerica.loc.gov, Retrieved on Oct 2, 2018.
  6. The Bismarck tribune. (Bismarck, N.D.) 1916-current, Page 3 on chroniclingamerica.loc.gov, Retrieved on Oct 2, 2018.
  7. Q1462093 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Oct 15, 2018.
Internal References

Friedrich Schumann is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #12 of 20[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in Germany
  2. #17 of 42[ Page 2 ] of Aquarius Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #18 of 38[ Page 2 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in February
  4. #162 of 307[ Page 11 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #307 of 651[ Page 21 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #333 of 651[ Page 23 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  7. #484 of 651[ Page 33 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  8. #529 of 651[ Page 36 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
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