Harold Shipman

Dr Death Angel of Death

  Active for 28 years
(1971-1998) in United Kingdom




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  10. 8 Timeline Events
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Harold Shipman (Harold Frederick Shipman) an English general practitioner and serial killer known as Dr. Death and the Angel of Death. In 2000, Shipman was found guilty of fifteen murders of patients under his care. His estimated total victim count is two hundred and fifty. Shipman was sentenced to life imprisonment with the recommendation that he never be released. He became friends with fellow serial killer Peter Moore while they were both serving time at Wakefield Prison. In 2004, Harold Shipman committed suicide one day prior to his 58th birthday, by hanging himself in his cell at Wakefield Prison.

Harold Shipman Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Harold Shipman (aka) Dr Death Angel of Death, was active for 28 years between 1971-1998, known to have ( 15 confirmed / 250 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United Kingdom

Harold Shipman was born on January 14th 1946 in Nottingham, city in Nottinghamshire, England.

Shipman a male citizen of the United Kingdom. Shipman gained part of his education while attending University of Leeds.

In 1971 (Age 24/25) Harold Shipman started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to murder his victims.

Harold Shipman died on January 13th 2004 (Age 57), cause of death: suicide, hanging at HM Prison Wakefield,.

Profile Completeness: 43%
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Harold Shipman has been listed on Killer.Cloud since August of 2018 and was last updated 5 years ago.

Harold Shipman a known:

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Updated: 2019-06-30 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Harold Shipman
Nickname: Dr Death Angel of Death
Victims: 15 - 250
Years Active: 1971 - 1998
Ages Active: 24/25 - 51/52
Active Countries: United Kingdom
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1946 - 2004
Gender: Male
Citizenship: United Kingdom
Sexual Preference: N/A
Astrological Sign: Capricorn
Dec 22 - Jan 20
Birth Month: January
Marital Status: N/A
Children: N/A
Living With: N/A
Occupation: physician, serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Jan 14, 1946
Family Name: Shipman
Given Name: Harold
Birth Location: Nottingham, city in Nottinghamshire, England
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:
Educated At: University of Leeds

Arrested: N/A
Convicted: N/A
Sentence: life imprisonment
Prison Location: N/A
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: N/A
Previous Jail: N/A
Previous Prison: N/A

Death Information
Death Date: Jan 13, 2004 (Age 57)
Manner of Death: suicide
Cause of Death: hanging
Death Location: HM Prison Wakefield,
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
8 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Harold Shipman

The 8 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Harold Shipman. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Jan 14 1946Harold Shipman was born in Nottingham, city in Nottinghamshire, England.  #19460114
Jan 14 1966
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
(Age 24/25)
Harold Shipman started his serial killing spree. #1971
Jan 14 1976
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
Jan 14 1986
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Jan 14 1996
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
(Age 51/52)
Harold Shipman ended his serial killing spree. #1998
Jan 13 2004
(Age 57)
Harold Shipmandied.cause of death:suicide,hangingat HM Prison Wakefield, . #20040113

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8 Books that mention Serial Killer
Harold Shipman

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1522788069 Harold Shipman 1
1466820713 The Good Doctor 1
1844422631 Harold Shipman 1
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Harold Frederick Shipman (14 January 1946 – 13 January 2004) was an English general practitioner and one of the most prolific serial killers in history. On 31 January 2000, a jury found Shipman guilty of fifteen murders of patients under his care.

External References
  1. Harold Shipman on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 18, 2018.
  2. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Dr. Harold Frederick SHIPMAN on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 18, 2018.
  3. Regina Pugh, Nikki Reed, Dr. Harold Frederick Shipman on maamodt.asp.radford.edu, Retrieved on Sep 18, 2018.
  4. Q310260 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Oct 10, 2018.
  5. Harold Shipman on www.biography.com, Retrieved on Dec 14, 2018.
  6. Harold Shipman on www.serienkillers.de, Retrieved on Feb 18, 2019.
  7. JUDr. Miloslav Jedlička, Frederick Harold Shipman on kriminalistika.eu, Retrieved on Apr 1, 2019.
Internal References

Harold Shipman is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #4 of 62[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in the United Kingdom
  2. #11 of 56[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in January
  3. #13 of 55[ Page 1 ] of Capricorn Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #17 of 651[ Page 2 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  5. #95 of 651[ Page 7 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #477 of 651[ Page 32 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  7. #538 of 651[ Page 36 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
Serial Killers Statistics, charts Harold Shipman is included in: Active Serial Killers by Country, Serial Killers By Gender, Age of Serial Killer by Date, Killers By Astrological Sign, Killers By Birth Month, Mannor of Death, Active Serial Killers by Year and Statistical Boolean Questions.
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