BIRTH(+)FACT(᙮)DEATH(-)

32nd year  -  N° 177                 Monday, 26 June 2017         Antwerpen		
Die Kleinen und die Bösen
Serial killer and cannibal
Karl Friedrich Wilhelm Großmann
aka Die Bestie vom Schlesischen Bahnhof


  • 13 December 1863 (+) is born in Neuruppin, Germany.

  • 3 January 1896 (x) is found in farmer Bahorn's pig stye, drunk and with his trousers down at the age of 33 in Bayreuth, Germany.

  • 21 April 1899 (x) assaults 10-year-old Maria Gottwald and 4-year-old Babette Burkel at the age of 36 in Bayreuth, Germany.

  • 4 October 1899 (x) is sentenced to 15 years imprisonment for assault on a minor at the age of 36 in Bayreuth, Germany.

  • 5 May 1919 (x) A female torso, presumed victim of Großmann is found at the age of 56 in Berlin, Germany.

  • 7 September 1920 (x) Several body parts and a charred head, presumed victim(s) of Großmann are found at the age of 57 in Berlin, Germany.

  • 13 October 1920 (x) Several body parts, presumed victims of Großmann are found at the age of 57 in Berlin, Germany.

  • 13 August 1921 (-) sexually assaulted and beaten to death Johanna Sosnowski in Berlin, Germany.

  • 19 August 1921 (x) Several body parts, presumed victims of Großmann are found at the age of 58 in Berlin, Germany.

  • 21 August 1921 (-) sexually assaulted and strangled Marie Nitschke in Berlin, Germany.

  • 1 July 1922 (x) Start of the trial against Großmann at the age of 59 in Berlin, Germany.

  • 5 July 1922 (-) commits suicide by hanging with a hankerchief in Berlin, Germany.


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