With 182 biographies, Extremists are the 46th most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Computer Scientists, Boxers, and Handball Players.

Pantheon has 181 people classified as extremists born between 450 BC and 1987. Of these 181, 50 (27.62%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living extremists include Abdullah Öcalan, Ted Kaczynski, and Carlos the Jackal. The most famous deceased extremists include Jack the Ripper, Elizabeth Báthory, and John Wilkes Booth.

Living Extremists

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Deceased Extremists

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Most extremists were born in United States (54), Germany (14), and United Kingdom (14). By city, the most common birth places were Chicago (3), Hanover (3), and New York City (3).The most common death places of extremists were United States (48), Germany (10), and France (8). By city, these were Stuttgart (4), Paris (3), and Moscow (3).

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.