Aileen Wuornos

1956 - 2002

Aileen Wuornos

Aileen Carol "Lee" Wuornos Pralle (; born Aileen Carol Pittman; February 29, 1956 – October 9, 2002) was an American serial killer and prostitute who murdered seven men in Florida in 1989 and 1990 by shooting them at point-blank range. Wuornos claimed that her victims had either raped or attempted to rape her while she was servicing them, and that all of the homicides were committed in self-defense. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aileen Wuornos has received more than 9,617,903 page views. Her biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 76th most popular extremist.

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Among extremists, Aileen Wuornos ranks 76 out of 182Before her are Whitey Bulger, Marc Dutroux, Johann Rattenhuber, John Adams, Edmund Kemper, and Armin Meiwes. After her are Taha Yassin Ramadan, Jacques Mesrine, Gary Ridgway, Frank Nitti, Wilhelm Voigt, and Luciano Leggio.

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Among people born in 1956, Aileen Wuornos ranks 47Before her are Marc Dutroux, David Caruso, Michael Connelly, Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, John Lydon, and Larry Bird. After her are Bakir Izetbegović, Patricia Cornwell, Andrus Ansip, Michael Biehn, Dave Murray, and Almazbek Atambayev. Among people deceased in 2002, Aileen Wuornos ranks 60Before her are Sohn Kee-chung, Peggy Lee, Igor Ansoff, Sigvard Bernadotte, Xi Zhongxun, and Mauro Ramos. After her are Joaquín Balaguer, Hugo Banzer, Song Hye-rim, Henri Verneuil, Shigeo Sugimoto, and John Frankenheimer.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Aileen Wuornos ranks 1,774 out of 12,171Before her are Ellery Harding Clark (1874), Edmund Kemper (1948), Jim Rogers (1942), Ruth Gordon (1896), Dorothy Vaughan (1910), and Hank Williams (1923). After her are Michael Spence (1943), Robert Downey Sr. (1936), Marvin Harris (1927), John Mauchly (1907), Patricia Cornwell (1956), and Harry Stack Sullivan (1892).

Among EXTREMISTS In United States

Among extremists born in United States, Aileen Wuornos ranks 25Before her are Ma Barker (1873), George Jung (1942), Jeffrey Dahmer (1960), Jordan Belfort (1962), Whitey Bulger (1929), and Edmund Kemper (1948). After her are Gary Ridgway (1949), Machine Gun Kelly (1895), Susan Atkins (1948), Robert Stroud (1890), Robert Ford (1862), and Andrew Cunanan (1969).