Earle Nelson

Earle Nelson bio

Birth Name: Earle Leonard Nelson

Occupation: Criminal

Place Of Birth: Pennsylvania

Date Of Birth: May 12, 1897

Date Of Death: January 13, 1928

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Earle Nelson was born on the 12th of May, 1897. He was famous for being a Criminal. Known as The Gorilla Killer, murdered at least 22 people, most of whom were landladies, in several states.

Earle Nelson was born in Pennsylvania. He spent time in mental institutions. He strangled almost all of his victims and engaged in necrophilia.

Earle Nelson was a Taurus and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Earle Nelson was born in 1890s.

Earle Leonard Nelson is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Earle’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Earle Nelson’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Earle Nelson’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Earle Nelson kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Earle Nelson was born in the Year of the Rooster.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Earle Leonard Nelson
NICKNAME: The Dark Strangler, The Gorilla Killer, Earle Leonard Nelson, Earle Nelson
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Earle Nelson was a Taurus. People of this zodiac sign like cooking, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity. The strengths of this sign are being reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Earle Nelson was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others.

Ruling Planet: Earle Nelson had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Earle Nelson’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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