Anders Behring Breivik

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Anders Behring Breivik (Norwegian pronunciation: [ˈɑ̂nːəʂ ˈbêːrɪŋ ˈbræ̂ɪviːk] (listen); born 13 February 1979, known by Fjotolf Hansen legal name, and also known by his Andrew Berwick pseudonym, is a Norwegian terrorist and right-wing extremist who committed the 2011 Norway attacks. On 22 July 2011, he killed eight people by detonating a van bomb amid Regjeringskvartalet in Oslo, then killed 69 participants of a Workers' Youth League (AUF) summer camp in a mass shooting on the island of Utøya. In July 2012, he was convicted of mass murder, causing a fatal explosion, and terrorism.At the age of 16 he was arrested for spraying graffiti on walls; he was not chosen for conscription into Norwegian Armed Forces. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anders Behring Breivik has received more than 8,278,393 page views. His biography is available in 76 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 74 in 2019). Anders Behring Breivik is the 70th most popular extremist (down from 60th in 2019), the 72nd most popular biography from Norway and the most popular Norwegian Extremist.

Anders Behring Breivik is most famous for the terrorist attack he carried out in Norway on July 22, 2011. He killed 77 people and injured 319 people.

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Among extremists, Anders Behring Breivik ranks 70 out of 205Before him are Edmund Kemper, Boris Savinkov, Oskar Gröning, Aileen Wuornos, Marc Dutroux, and Vincenzo Peruggia. After him are Jean II, Duke of Alençon, Sada Abe, Carlo Gambino, Jeffrey Dahmer, Hermine Braunsteiner, and Dennis Rader.

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Among people born in 1979, Anders Behring Breivik ranks 4Before him are Heath Ledger, Andrea Pirlo, and Valentino Rossi. After him are Kimi Räikkönen, Diego Forlán, Chris Pratt, Markus Persson, Travis Fimmel, Eric Abidal, Diego Milito, and Nicolas Anelka.

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In Norway

Among people born in Norway, Anders Behring Breivik ranks 72 out of 735Before him are Sigurd II of Norway (1133), Johan Christian Dahl (1788), Magnus V of Norway (1156), Sverre Fehn (1924), Theodor Kittelsen (1857), and Magnus IV of Norway (1115). After him are Johan Svendsen (1840), Stein Rokkan (1921), Inge II of Norway (1185), Haakon II of Norway (1147), Arne Næss (1912), and Inge I of Norway (1135).

Among EXTREMISTS In Norway

Among extremists born in Norway, Anders Behring Breivik ranks 1After him are Belle Gunness (1859).