10 Impressive Thieves Who Became Famous

Francois Villion

Francois Villion, a known French poet, thief, and vagabond, is known for stealing five hundred gold crowns from a chapel in 1456. He is also famous for his Testaments, which he wrote while in prison.

Dick Turpin

Dick Turpin, an English highwayman, became famous for horse theft during the 1930s. He joined a gang of deer thieves, then worked on his own. He is the single most famous thief associated with highway robbery in today’s world.