Alexander Pichushkin

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Alexander Yuryevich Pichushkin (Russian: Алекса́ндр Ю́рьевич Пичу́шкин, born 9 April 1974), also known as The Chessboard Killer (Russian: Убийца с шахматной доской) and The Bitsa Park Maniac (Russian: Битцевский маньяк), is a Russian serial killer. He is believed to have killed at least 48 people, and possibly as many as 60, between 1992 and 2006 in Southwest Moscow's Bitsa Park, where a number of the victims' bodies were found. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexander Pichushkin has received more than 1,096,793 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia. Alexander Pichushkin is the 167th most popular extremist (down from 151st in 2019), the 1,368th most popular biography from Russia (down from 1,297th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Russian Extremist.

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Among extremists, Alexander Pichushkin ranks 167 out of 205. Before him are John Bodkin Adams, Viktor Bout, Howard Marks, Mary Surratt, Irmgard Möller, and Peter Sutcliffe. After him are Stuart Christie, Dick Turpin, Dennis Nilsen, John List, Édouard Vaillant, and John Christie.

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Among people born in 1974, Alexander Pichushkin ranks 85Before him are Joe Abercrombie, Parov Stelar, Petter Solberg, Shavo Odadjian, Guillaume Musso, and Tricia Helfer. After him are Kim Dotcom, Mutassim Gaddafi, Prodigy, Melanie C, Hicham El Guerrouj, and Dado Pršo.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Alexander Pichushkin ranks 1,368 out of 2,688. Before him are Viktoria Mullova (1959), Vladimir Kotelnikov (1908), Vera Panova (1905), Vitaly Solomin (1941), Pavel Vinogradov (1953), and Vitaly Churkin (1952). After him are Aleksandr Abdulov (1953), Elena Mukhina (1960), Boris Borisovich Golitsyn (1862), Viacheslav Ragozin (1908), Issay Dobrowen (1891), and Natalia Vodianova (1982).

Among EXTREMISTS In Russia

Among extremists born in Russia, Alexander Pichushkin ranks 6Before him are Pavlik Morozov (1918), Wilhelm Voigt (1849), Shamil Basayev (1965), Dmitry Ilyich Ulyanov (1874), and Dokka Umarov (1964).