Elisabeth Wiese

Angel Maker of St. Pauli

  Active for 2 years
(1902-1903) in Germany




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Elisabeth Wiese Known as the "Angel Maker of St. Pauli" due to the fact that she lived in St. Pauli, Hamburg at the time the gruesome and cold-blooded murders of five children, one of her victims being the son of her own daughter Paula Berkefeld. Married Heinrich Wiese in 1888 later tried to slit his throat with a razor, was sent to prison but later released. Wiese poisoned her grandchild and four others with morphine and burned their bodies in a stove in 1902 and 1903. On October 10, 1904 Wiese was sentenced to death by guillotine.

Elisabeth Wiese Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Elisabeth Wiese (aka) Angel Maker of St. Pauli, was active for 2 years between 1902-1903, known to have ( 5 confirmed / 5 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: Germany

Elisabeth Wiese was born on July 1st 1853 in Bilshausen, Germany.

Wiese a heterosexual female citizen of Germany. Wiese Married Heinrich Wiese which she tried to murder several times. She had 1 Daughter Paula which she forced into prostituion.

Prior to her spree she had commited crimes, served time in jail, and served time in prison.

In 1902 (Age 48/49) Elisabeth Wiese started her killing spree, during her crimes as a serial killer she was known to murder her victims. At the time of her crimes she was living with with daughter Paula in St. Pauli, Hamburg, Germany, where Wiese was known to work as a serial killer.

She was arrested on October 10th 1904 (Age 51), convicted on October 10th 1904 (Age 51), sentenced to execution by guillotine at St. Pauli, Hamburg, Germany. Wiese was convicted on charges of fraud and other possible charges during her lifetime. Elisabeth Wiese was executed on February 2nd 1905 (Age 51).

Elisabeth Wiese died on February 2nd 1905 (Age 51), cause of death: capital punishment, decapitation by guillotine at Hamburg, Germany. She is buried at Munich Waldfriedhof, cemetery.

Profile Completeness: 73%
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Elisabeth Wiese has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 5 years ago.

Elisabeth Wiese a known:

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Updated: 2018-10-09 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Elisabeth Wiese
Nickname: Angel Maker of St. Pauli
Victims: 5 - 5
Years Active: 1902 - 1903
Ages Active: 48/49 - 49/50
Active Countries: Germany
Convicted Of: fraud
Life Span: 1853 - 1905
Gender: Female
Citizenship: Germany
Sexual Preference: Heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Cancer
Jun 21 - Jul 23
Birth Month: July
Marital Status: Married Heinrich Wiese which she tried to murder several times
Children: 1 Daughter Paula which she forced into prostituion
Living With: with daughter Paula in St. Pauli, Hamburg, Germany
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Jul 1, 1853
Family Name: Wiese
Given Name: Elisabeth
Birth Location: Bilshausen, Germany
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Raised By: N/A
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

Cognitive Ability
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

Arrested: Oct 10, 1904 (Age 51)
Convicted: Oct 10, 1904 (Age 51)
Sentence: execution by guillotine
Prison Location: St. Pauli, Hamburg, Germany
Executed: Feb 2, 1905 (Age 51)
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: TRUE

Death Information
Death Date: Feb 2, 1905 (Age 51)
Manner of Death: capital punishment
Cause of Death: decapitation by guillotine
Death Location: Hamburg, Germany
Burial Location: Munich Waldfriedhof, cemetery
Killed In Prison: FALSE
Suicide: FALSE
9 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Elisabeth Wiese

The 9 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Elisabeth Wiese. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Jul 01 1853Elisabeth Wiese was born in Bilshausen, Germany.  #18530701
Jul 01 1873
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
Jul 01 1883
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
Jul 01 1893
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
(Age 48/49)
Elisabeth Wiese started her serial killing spree. #1902
(Age 49/50)
Elisabeth Wiese ended her serial killing spree. #1903
Jul 01 1903
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
Oct 10 1904
(Age 51)
Elisabeth Wiese arrested. #19041010
Oct 10 1904
(Age 51)
Elisabeth Wiese was convictedand sentenced to execution by guillotine at St. Pauli, Hamburg, Germany.  #19041010
Feb 02 1905
(Age 51)
Elisabeth Wiesewas executed.cause of death:capital punishment,decapitation by guillotineat Hamburg, Germany .She is buried at Munich Waldfriedhof, cemetery. #19050202
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Boolean Questions:
living with children TRUE 268
previous crimes TRUE 367
previous jail TRUE 352
previous prision TRUE 336
suicide FALSE 225
killed in prison FALSE 218
used weapon FALSE 453
used gun FALSE 451
rape FALSE 453
torture FALSE 426
stalk FALSE 418
blindfold FALSE 363
bound FALSE 406
strangle FALSE 443
sex with body FALSE 430
mutilated FALSE 447
ate part of body FALSE 451
drank blood FALSE 442
posed body FALSE 365
totem body part FALSE 365
totem personal item FALSE 354
robbed FALSE 418

Books that Mention Elisabeth Wiese

Book: Fundbüro der Finsternis (mentions serial killer Elisabeth Wiese)
Stefan Cernohuby
Fundbüro der Finsternis

1 Books that mention Serial Killer
Elisabeth Wiese

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
3739636262 Fundbüro der Finsternis 1

Elisabeth Wiese (1 July 1853 – 2 February 1905) was a German serial killer from Hamburg, convicted and executed for the killing of five children.

External References
  1. Q96109 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Oct 9, 2018.
Internal References

Elisabeth Wiese is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #13 of 20[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in Germany
  2. #17 of 34[ Page 2 ] of Cancer Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #23 of 41[ Page 2 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in July
  4. #41 of 75[ Page 3 ] of Female Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #291 of 651[ Page 20 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  6. #400 of 651[ Page 27 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  7. #480 of 651[ Page 32 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  8. #625 of 651[ Page 42 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
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