Baby Face Nelson

1908 - 1934

Baby Face Nelson

Lester Joseph Gillis (December 6, 1908 – November 27, 1934), known by the alias George Nelson and Baby Face Nelson, was an American bank robber. He became partners with John Dillinger, helping him escape from prison in Crown Point, Indiana. Nelson and the remaining gang members were labeled as public enemy number one. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Baby Face Nelson has received more than 3,025,540 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 102nd most popular extremist.

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Among extremists, Baby Face Nelson ranks 102 out of 182Before him are Marcus Fulvius Flaccus, Joseph Bonanno, Pedro López, Wadie Haddad, Charles Whitman, and Béla Kiss. After him are Patty Hearst, Stand Watie, Carl Panzram, Jonathan Wild, Nedeljko Čabrinović, and Joseph Valachi.

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Among people born in 1908, Baby Face Nelson ranks 113Before him are Mel Blanc, Michael DeBakey, Giacomo Manzù, John Tuzo Wilson, William Hartnell, and Harold Holt. After him are Vazgen I, Karel Ančerl, Sarit Thanarat, Alejandro Scopelli, Carlos Peucelle, and Ivan Yefremov. Among people deceased in 1934, Baby Face Nelson ranks 68Before him are Erich Mühsam, Oskar von Hutier, John Collier, Thorleif Haug, Herbert Chapman, and Lauri Ingman. After him are Marie Dressler, Pablo Gargallo, Ferdinand von Bredow, Charley Patton, Roger Fry, and Benjamin Baillaud.

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