Robert Hansen

Serial Killer
Born Feb 15, 1939

Robert Christian Hansen is an American serial killer. Between 1980 and 1983, Hansen murdered between 17 and 21 women near Anchorage, Alaska. He was convicted in 1983 and is currently serving 461 years in Spring Creek Correctional Center in Seward, Alaska.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Robert Hansen.


1939 Birth Hansen was born in Estherville, Iowa in 1939. … Read More


1957 18 Years Old In 1957, Hansen enlisted in the United States Army Reserve and served for one year before being discharged. … Read More


1960 21 Years Old 1 More Event
He married her in the summer of 1960.
1967 28 Years Old In 1967, he moved to Anchorage, Alaska, with his second wife, whom he had married in 1963 and with whom he had two children. … Read More


1971 32 Years Old When confronted with the evidence found in his home, Hansen denied it as long as he could but he eventually began to blame the women and tried to justify his motives. Eventually, confessing to each item of evidence as it was presented to him, he admitted to a spree of attacks against Alaskan women starting in 1971. … Read More


1988 49 Years Old In 1988, he was returned to Alaska and briefly incarcerated at Lemon Creek Correctional Center in Juneau.


2014 75 Years Old 1 More Event
He was also imprisoned at Spring Creek Correctional Center in Seward until May 2014, when he was transported to the Anchorage Correctional Complex for health reasons.
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