Christman Genipperteinga: who was this 16th-century serial killer?
He reportedly killed 964 people
Christman Genipperteinga is perhaps Germany's most prolific serial killer of the 16th century. Whether he existed or not, though, is up for debate. There isn't much credible historical evidence that proves that Genipperteinga was real, but a pamphlet published in 1581 (as well as subsequent publications) tells us otherwise.
Real or not, Christman Genipperteinga's story is truly fascinating. Click through the following gallery to discover more about him.
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