Tillie Klimek

high priestess of a bluebeard clique

  Active for 8 years
(1914-1921) in United States

5

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

7

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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Tillie Klimek (Ottillie Tillie Klimek) (born Ottille Tillie Gburek) a Polish American serial killer husband-killer, active in Chicago, Illinois, US. Klimek died in prison on November 20, 1936

Tillie Klimek Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Tillie Klimek (aka) high priestess of a bluebeard clique, was active for 8 years between 1914-1921, known to have ( 5 confirmed / 7 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: United States

Tillie Klimek a Poles female citizen of the United States of America.

In 1914 Tillie Klimek started her killing spree, during her crimes as a serial killer she was known to murder her victims.

Tillie Klimek died on November 20th 1936, cause of death: natural causes, myocardial infarction at Chicago, county seat of Cook County, Illinois, United States; third largest city in the United States by population.

Profile Completeness: 31%
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Tillie Klimek has been listed on Killer.Cloud since September of 2018 and was last updated 1 year ago.

Tillie Klimek a known:

Tillie Klimek
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Updated: 2019-02-02 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Tillie Klimek
Nickname: high priestess of a bluebeard clique
Victims: 5 - 7
Years Active: 1914 - 1921
Active Countries: United States
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span:      - 1936
Characteristics
Ethnic Group: Poles
Gender: Female
Citizenship: United States of America
Sexual Preference: N/A
Marital Status: N/A
Children: N/A
Living With: N/A
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: N/A
Birth Name: Otylia Gburek
Given Name: Ottilie
Birth Location: Poland, republic in Central Europe
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: N/A
Convicted: N/A
Sentence: N/A
Prison Location: N/A
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: N/A
Previous Jail: N/A
Previous Prison: N/A

Death Information
Death Date: Nov 20, 1936
Manner of Death: natural causes
Cause of Death: myocardial infarction
Death Location: Chicago, county seat of Cook County, Illinois, United States; third largest city in the United States by population
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
3 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Tillie Klimek

The 3 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Tillie Klimek. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
1914
Tillie Klimek started her serial killing spree. #1914
1921
Tillie Klimek ended her serial killing spree. #1921
Nov 20 1936
Tillie Klimekdied.cause of death:natural causes,myocardial infarctionat Chicago, county seat of Cook County, Illinois, United States; third largest city in the United States by population. #19361120
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Books that Mention Tillie Klimek

Book: Lady Killers (mentions serial killer Tillie Klimek)
Tori Telfer
Lady Killers
Book: Lady Killers (mentions serial killer Tillie Klimek)
Tori Telfer
Lady Killers
Book: Women Who Kill (mentions serial killer Tillie Klimek)
Ann Jones
Women Who Kill
Book: Mysterious Chicago (mentions serial killer Tillie Klimek)
Adam Selzer
Mysterious Chicago
Book: Speaking Ill of the Dead: Jerks in... (mentions serial killer Tillie Klimek)
Adam Selzer
Speaking Ill of the Dead: Jerks in Chicago Hi...
Book: The Mammoth Book of Bizarre Crimes (mentions serial killer Tillie Klimek)
Robin Odell
The Mammoth Book of Bizarre Crimes
Book: Chronicles of Old Chicago (mentions serial killer Tillie Klimek)
Adam Selzer
Chronicles of Old Chicago

8 Books that mention Serial Killer
Tillie Klimek

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
178606121x Lady Killers 3
0062433741 Lady Killers 4
1558616527 Women Who Kill 4
151071345x Mysterious Chicago 1
1530884632 Black Widow Tillie Klimek 1
0762791128 Speaking Ill of the Dead:... 1
1849014361 The Mammoth Book of Bizar... 8
1938450701 Chronicles of Old Chicago 1

Ottilie "Tillie" Klimek (or Tillie Gburek) (1876 – November 20, 1936) was a Polish American serial killer, active in Chicago. According to accounts, she pretended to have precognitive dreams, accurately predicting the dates of death of her victims, when in reality she was merely scheduling their deaths.

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External References
  1. Q7802841 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Feb 2, 2019.
Internal References

Tillie Klimek is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #37 of 75[ Page 3 ] of Female Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  2. #171 of 327[ Page 12 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  3. #194 of 651[ Page 13 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  4. #323 of 651[ Page 22 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  5. #356 of 651[ Page 24 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #564 of 651[ Page 38 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
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