1. Asghar the Murderer
Ali Asghar Borujerdi (1893 – 1934) known in homeland as (Asghar the Murderer) is the first homeland serial killer and rapist reported in the 20th century.Moving to Iraq as a child with his family, he started assaulting, raping and later murdering adolescent boys in Baghdad since he was fourteen years old. Escaping back to Iran in 1933, he continued his murders in capital where he was eventually arrested and executed. Asghar Qatel was convicted for raping and killing 33 young adults, eight in capital and the rest in Baghdad.