Ali Asghar Borujerdi

Asghar the Murderer, Ashare Qatel

  Active for 28 years
(1907-1934) in Iraq

33

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

33

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  10. 5 Timeline Events
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  13. 12 Books About Ali Asghar Borujerdi
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Ali Asghar Borujerdi an Iranian serial killer and rapist known as Asghar the Murderer, Ashare Qatel. Borujerdi was the son of a famous road thief, Ali Miza Borujerdi. As as a child, he started assaulting, raping, and later murdering, adolescent boys in Baghdad when he was fourteen years old. Borujerdi was convicted of killing thirty-three young boys in Iraq and Iran, eight in Tehran and twenty-five in Baghdad. Borujerdi was convicted and after an unsuccessful appeal, he was sentenced to death. In 1934, Ali Asghar Borujerdi was executed by public hanging in front of a crowd in Tehran's Sepah Square.

Ali Asghar Borujerdi Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Ali Asghar Borujerdi (aka) Asghar the Murderer, Ashare Qatel, was active for 28 years between 1907-1934, known to have ( 33 confirmed / 33 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: Iraq

Ali Asghar Borujerdi was born in Borujerd, Iran in 1983. He was raised by both parents until his fathers death, his mother until adulthood. He had three, two brothers and one sister, Reza, Taghi. His father, Ali Mirza, a famous road thief who was murdered in Iran. His mother, an unnamed woman.

Ali Asghar Borujerdi a homosexual, pedophile male citizen of Iran.

Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, and served time in jail.

In 1907 Ali Asghar Borujerdi started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rape, mutilate, and murder his victims.

He was arrested on March 10th 1933, convicted on June 6th 1934, sentenced to death by hanging at a prison in Tehran, Iran. He was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime. Ali Asghar Borujerdi was executed on July 6th 1934.

Ali Asghar Borujerdi died on July 6th 1934, cause of death: capital punishment, executed by public hanging at Tehran's Sepah Square in Toopkhaneh, Tehran, Iran.

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Ali Asghar Borujerdi has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 2 months ago.

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Ali Asghar Borujerdi
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-06-30 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Asghar the Murderer
Nickname: Asghar the Murderer, Ashare Qatel
Victims: 33 - 33
Years Active: 1907 - 1934
Active Countries: Iraq
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span:      - 1934
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: Iran
Sexual Preference: homosexual, pedophile
Marital Status: N/A
Children: N/A
Living With: N/A
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: N/A
Birth Location: Borujerd, Iran in 1983
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: three, two brothers and one sister, Reza, Taghi
Rasied By: both parents until his fathers death, his mother until adulthood
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: an unnamed woman
Father: Ali Mirza, a famous road thief who was murdered in Iran

Cognitive Ability
IQ: N/A
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

Incarceration
Arrested: Mar 10, 1933
Convicted: Jun 6, 1934
Sentence: death by hanging
Prison Location: a prison in Tehran, Iran
Executed: Jul 6, 1934
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: FALSE

Death Information
Death Date: Jul 6, 1934
Manner of Death: capital punishment
Cause of Death: executed by public hanging
Death Location: Tehran's Sepah Square in Toopkhaneh, Tehran, Iran
Killed In Prison: FALSE
Suicide: FALSE
5 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Ali Asghar Borujerdi

The 5 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Ali Asghar Borujerdi. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
1907
Ali Asghar Borujerdi started his serial killing spree. #1907
Mar 10 1933
Ali Asghar Borujerdi arrested. #19330310
1934
Ali Asghar Borujerdi ended his serial killing spree. #1934
Jun 06 1934
Ali Asghar Borujerdi was convicted and sentenced to death by hanging at a prison in Tehran, Iran.  #19340606
Jul 06 1934
Ali Asghar Borujerdi was executed. cause of death: capital punishment, executed by public hanging at Tehran's Sepah Square in Toopkhaneh, Tehran, Iran. #19340706
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Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
previous crimes TRUE 363
previous jail TRUE 347
rape TRUE 447
mutilated TRUE 440
suicide FALSE 216
killed in prison FALSE 210
previous prision FALSE 332
used weapon FALSE 448
used gun FALSE 447
torture FALSE 421
stalk FALSE 413
bound FALSE 401
strangle FALSE 437
sex with body FALSE 426
ate part of body FALSE 445
drank blood FALSE 436
robbed FALSE 414


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Ali Asghar Borujerdi (Persian: علی‌اصغر بروجردی‎), also known as اصغر قاتل (Asghar-e Ghatel; Asghar the Murderer), (1893 – 26 June 1934) was the first Iranian 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 when he was fourteen years old.

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External References
  1. Asghar the Murderer on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 16, 2018.
  2. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Ali Asghar BORUJERDI on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 16, 2018.
  3. اصغر قاتل on fa.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 20, 2018.
  4. Q4804305 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Oct 9, 2018.
Internal References

Ali Asghar Borujerdi is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #1 of 1 [ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in Iraq
  2. #15 of 305 [ Page 1 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #19 of 649 [ Page 2 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  4. #29 of 649 [ Page 2 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #50 of 649 [ Page 4 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  6. #327 of 649 [ Page 22 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
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