Barry Seal

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Barry Seal

Adler Berriman "Barry" Seal (July 16, 1939 – February 19, 1986) was a commercial airline pilot who became a major drug smuggler for the Medellín Cartel. When Seal was convicted of smuggling charges, he became an informant for the Drug Enforcement Administration and testified in several major drug trials. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Barry Seal has received more than 11,032,824 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 39th most popular extremist.

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  • 18

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  • 2.46

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among extremists, Barry Seal ranks 39 out of 182Before him are Andreas Baader, H. H. Holmes, William Kemmler, Frederick Trump, Nathuram Godse, and Gudrun Ensslin. After him are Butch Cassidy, Fritz Haarmann, Abu Nidal, James Earl Ray, George Habash, and Sawney Bean.

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Among people born in 1939, Barry Seal ranks 44Before him are João Bernardo Vieira, Michèle Mercier, Kenzō Takada, Volker Schlöndorff, Jorge Sampaio, and Carlo Ginzburg. After him are Jean-Marie Lehn, Harry Kroto, Ali MacGraw, Joel Schumacher, Fritjof Capra, and Phil Spector.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Barry Seal ranks 930 out of 12,171Before him are James Jones (1921), Lynn Margulis (1938), Tom Waits (1949), Lance Henriksen (1940), Nancy Pelosi (1940), and Mark Zuckerberg (1984). After him are Larry Flynt (1942), Louise Fletcher (1934), Ronald Dworkin (1931), David Lee (1931), Julian Schwinger (1918), and Rosemary Kennedy (1918).

Among EXTREMISTS In United States

Among extremists born in United States, Barry Seal ranks 14Before him are Zodiac Killer (1940), Jim Jones (1931), John Wayne Gacy (1942), George Stinney (1929), H. H. Holmes (1861), and William Kemmler (1860). After him are Butch Cassidy (1866), James Earl Ray (1928), Henry Lee Lucas (1936), Timothy McVeigh (1968), Ma Barker (1873), and George Jung (1942).