Albert Fish

1870 - 1936

Albert Fish

Hamilton Howard "Albert" Fish (May 19, 1870 – January 16, 1936) was an American serial killer, child rapist and cannibal. He was also known as the Gray Man, the Werewolf of Wysteria, the Brooklyn Vampire, the Moon Maniac, and The Boogey Man. Fish once boasted that he "had children in every state", and at one time stated his number of victims was about 100. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Albert Fish has received more than 6,635,354 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 18th most popular extremist.

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Among extremists, Albert Fish ranks 18 out of 182Before him are Ulrike Meinhof, Ramón Mercader, Ed Gein, Man in the Iron Mask, Abdullah Öcalan, and Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. After him are Ted Kaczynski, Carlos the Jackal, Zodiac Killer, Cleon, Jim Jones, and John Wayne Gacy.

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Among people born in 1870, Albert Fish ranks 8Before him are Maria Montessori, Alfred Adler, Franz Lehár, Adolf Loos, Jean Baptiste Perrin, and Christian X of Denmark. After him are Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, Jules Bordet, William G. Morgan, Lavr Kornilov, Miguel Primo de Rivera, and Ivan Bunin. Among people deceased in 1936, Albert Fish ranks 15Before him are Luigi Pirandello, Lev Kamenev, G. K. Chesterton, Grigory Zinoviev, Alexander Glazunov, and Eleftherios Venizelos. After him are Louis Blériot, Grazia Deledda, Miguel de Unamuno, Fuad I of Egypt, Róbert Bárány, and Ottorino Respighi.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Albert Fish ranks 367 out of 12,171Before him are Crazy Horse (1840), Millard Fillmore (1800), Jack Ruby (1911), Warren G. Harding (1865), Ernest Lawrence (1901), and Barry Barish (1936). After him are Mary Cassatt (1844), Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804), Herbert A. Simon (1916), Douglas Engelbart (1925), Joe Biden (1942), and Julia Roberts (1967).

Among EXTREMISTS In United States

Among extremists born in United States, Albert Fish ranks 6Before him are John Wilkes Booth (1838), Charles Manson (1934), Ted Bundy (1946), Lee Harvey Oswald (1939), and Ed Gein (1906). After him are Ted Kaczynski (1942), Zodiac Killer (1940), Jim Jones (1931), John Wayne Gacy (1942), George Stinney (1929), and H. H. Holmes (1861).