Angel of Death

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Angel of Death may refer to:


  • Beverley Allitt (born 1968), English nurse who murdered four children in 1991
  • Richard Angelo (born 1962), New York nurse who poisoned 35 patients, killing 10
  • Charles Cullen (born 1960), American nurse suspected to be the most prolific serial killer in American history
  • Kristen Gilbert (born 1967), American nurse who murdered four patients in Massachusetts, U.S.
  • Donald Harvey (1952-2017), American orderly and convicted serial killer who claims to have murdered 87 people
  • Niels Högel (born 1976), German nurse and most prolific serial killer in peacetime Germany
  • Miyuki Ishikawa (1897–unknown), Japanese midwife who murdered many infants throughout the 1940s
  • Genene Jones (born July 13, 1950), responsible for the deaths of up to 60 infants and children
  • Josef Mengele (1911–1979), German SS officer and Nazi concentration camp doctor
  • August Miete (1908-1987), German SS officer and Nazi extermination camp officer
  • Colin Norris (born 1976), Scottish nurse and serial killer
  • Robledo Puch (born 1952), Argentine serial killer
  • Louis Antoine de Saint-Just (1767–1794), French revolutionary organizer of the Reign of Terror
  • Harold Shipman (1946–2004), English doctor who murdered up to 250 elderly patients
  • Jane Toppan (1854–1938), American serial killer, nicknamed "Jolly Jane"
  • Elizabeth Wettlaufer (born 1967), Canadian nurse who murdered eight senior citizens

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  • Abaddon, also called Apollyon, a destroying angel in the Book of Revelation
  • Azrael, also known as Malak al-Maut, in Islam
  • Destroying angel (Bible), or angel of death
  • Gabriel, angel of death over kings
  • Michael (archangel), good angel of death
  • Mot (god), an angel of death from the Hebraic Book of Habakkuk
  • Psychopomp, a creature, spirit, angel, or deity in many religions, responsible for escorting souls to the afterlife
  • Samael, an important archangel in Talmudic and post-Talmudic lore
  • Santa Muerte, a sacred figure venerated primarily in Mexico
  • Shinigami, god or spirit of death in Japanese mythology
  • Yama, lord of death, in early Rigvedic Hinduism

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