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With 205 biographies, Extremists are the 47th most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Models, Pornographic Actors, and Computer Scientists.

Pantheon has 210 people classified as extremists born between 450 BC and 1989. Of these 210, 53 (25.24%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living extremists include Ted Kaczynski, Zodiac Killer, and Abdullah Öcalan. The most famous deceased extremists include Jack the Ripper, Charles Manson, and John Wilkes Booth. As of October 2020, 28 new extremists have been added to Pantheon including Madame de Brinvilliers, Frank Sheeran, and Willi Herold.

Living Extremists

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Deceased Extremists

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Newly Added Extremists (2020)

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Most extremists were born in United States (71), United Kingdom (19), and Germany (15). By city, the most common birth places were Chicago (4), New Orleans (2), and Vienna (2).The most common death places of extremists were United States (63), Germany (16), and United Kingdom (12). By city, these were Paris (5), Stuttgart (4), and Moscow (4).

The earliest biographies classified as extremists in Pantheon are Marcus Fulvius Flaccus, Herostratus, and Cleon.  The concentration of extremists was largest during the Radio & Film Era, which lasted from 1900 to 1949. Some birth or death locations for earlier extremists are unknown, which may account for timeline differences below.

Which Extremists were alive at the same time? This visualization shows the lifespans of the 25 most globally memorable Extremists since 1700.

Extremists are found within the Public Figure domain which also includes Companions, Social Activists, Models, Pornographic Actors, and Celebrities.