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Belle Starr

1848 - 1889

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Myra Maybelle Shirley Reed Starr (February 5, 1848 – February 3, 1889), better known as Belle Starr, was an American outlaw who gained national notoriety after her violent death.She associated with the James–Younger Gang and other outlaws. She was convicted of horse theft in 1883. She was fatally shot in 1889 in a case that is still officially unsolved. Her story was popularized by Richard K. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Belle Starr has received more than 1,662,503 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Belle Starr is the 46th most popular mafioso (down from 38th in 2019), the 5,103rd most popular biography from United States (down from 4,637th in 2019) and the 19th most popular American Mafioso.

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  • 17

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  • 3.18

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among mafiosos, Belle Starr ranks 46 out of 52Before her are Vyacheslav Ivankov, Robert Hanssen, Teresa Claramunt Creus, Jonathan Pollard, Salomon Morel, and Vincent Gigante. After her are Kenneth Lay, Sergei Magnitsky, Rakhat Aliyev, Assata Shakur, Abu Qatada, and Anna Sorokin.

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Among people born in 1848, Belle Starr ranks 77Before her are Hubertine Auclert, Kamal-ol-molk, Kurd Lasswitz, Francisco Pradilla Ortiz, Enrico Forlanini, and Alexander Kazbegi. After her are Hubert Parry, Eugène Simon, Elia Millosevich, Maryana Marrash, Otto von Emmich, and Sándor Wekerle. Among people deceased in 1889, Belle Starr ranks 58Before her are Josip Filipović, Louis Faidherbe, Benedetto Cairoli, Ignatz Kolisch, Ernst Rudolf von Trautvetter, and Sergey Botkin. After her are Pyotr Andreyevich Shuvalov, Samuel Brannan, Ludwig Anzengruber, Gustav Lange, Michele Amari, and José Joaquín Pérez.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Belle Starr ranks 5,103 out of 18,182Before her are Melville J. Herskovits (1895), Buddy Bolden (1877), Pamela Tiffin (1942), Mark Pellegrino (1965), Paula Patton (1975), and Tony Williams (1945). After her are Billy Cox (1939), Stanley Cavell (1926), Eileen Heckart (1919), Horace Mann (1796), Drew Gilpin Faust (1947), and Ruth Teitelbaum (1924).

Among MAFIOSOS In United States

Among mafiosos born in United States, Belle Starr ranks 19Before her are Frank Lucas (1930), Sundance Kid (1867), Iva Toguri D'Aquino (1916), Robert Hanssen (1944), Jonathan Pollard (1954), and Vincent Gigante (1928). After her are Kenneth Lay (1942), Assata Shakur (1947), Troy Davis (1968), and Amanda Knox (1987).