Albert Pierrepoint

1905 - 1992

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Albert Pierrepoint (; 30 March 1905 – 10 July 1992) was an English hangman who executed between 435 and 600 people in a 25-year career that ended in 1956. His father Henry and uncle Thomas were official hangmen before him. Pierrepoint was born in Clayton in the West Riding of Yorkshire. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Albert Pierrepoint has received more than 2,322,502 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Albert Pierrepoint is the 37th most popular celebrity (up from 46th in 2019), the 1,074th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 5th most popular British Celebrity.

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Among celebrities, Albert Pierrepoint ranks 37 out of 184Before him are Cecilia Gallerani, Mehran Karimi Nasseri, Sarah Knauss, Jean-Marie Loret, Besarion Jughashvili, and Armi Kuusela. After him are Kim Peek, Annie Oakley, Thérésa Tallien, Dan Inosanto, Virginia Oldoini, Countess of Castiglione, and Fritz Pfeffer.

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Among people born in 1905, Albert Pierrepoint ranks 62Before him are Sada Abe, Erika Mann, Joseph Cotten, Severo Ochoa, Pierre Levegh, and Erwin Chargaff. After him are Piet Hein, Karl Guthe Jansky, Erich Naumann, Enrique Ballestrero, Albrecht, Duke of Bavaria, and Jigme Wangchuck. Among people deceased in 1992, Albert Pierrepoint ranks 44Before him are Marsha P. Johnson, Denny Hulme, James Stirling, John Sturges, José Ferrer, and Markos Vafeiadis. After him are Arletty, Lev Gumilyov, Jean-Claude Pascal, Denholm Elliott, Albert King, and Takeshi Inoue.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Albert Pierrepoint ranks 1,074 out of 6,924Before him are Charles Bell (1774), Frances Grey, Duchess of Suffolk (1517), Colin Wilson (1931), Wallace Hartley (1878), John Harvard (1607), and Ernest Jones (1879). After him are Bob Paisley (1919), Nicko McBrain (1952), Sam Mendes (1965), Simon Pegg (1970), Lord Randolph Churchill (1849), and Elizabeth Tudor (1492).

Among CELEBRITIES In United Kingdom

Among celebrities born in United Kingdom, Albert Pierrepoint ranks 5Before him are Joseph Merrick (1862), Millvina Dean (1912), Mary Mallon (1869), and Mary Anning (1799). After him are Christine Keeler (1942), Daisy and Violet Hilton (null), Jane Morris (1839), and Louise Brown (1978).