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SOCIAL ACTIVIST

Billy Milligan

1955 - 2014

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William Stanley Milligan (February 14, 1955 – December 12, 2014) also known as The Campus Rapist, was an American who was the subject of a highly publicized court case in Ohio in the late 1970s. After having committed several felonies including armed robbery, he was arrested for three rapes on the campus of Ohio State University. In the course of preparing his defense, psychologists diagnosed Milligan with dissociative identity disorder. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Billy Milligan has received more than 4,722,678 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Billy Milligan is the 230th most popular social activist (down from 169th in 2019), the 2,758th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,709th in 2019) and the 24th most popular American Social Activist.

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  • 4.7M

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  • 54.70

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 20

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.19

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.96

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS

Among social activists, Billy Milligan ranks 230 out of 538Before him are Nikolai Kuznetsov, Nancy Wake, Isaeus, Abba Kovner, Anna Hazare, and Hazi Aslanov. After him are Ryu Gwansun, Djamila Bouhired, Paul Watson, Abbie Hoffman, Mentor of Rhodes, and Gretl Braun.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1955, Billy Milligan ranks 97Before him are Hans-Peter Briegel, Zbigniew Preisner, Debra Winger, Valdis Zatlers, David Julius, and Jeff Daniels. After him are Asif Ali Zardari, Anton Corbijn, Brigitte Lahaie, Sirindhorn, Mulatu Teshome, and Fernando Meirelles. Among people deceased in 2014, Billy Milligan ranks 121Before him are Carlo Bergonzi, Ana María Matute, Wolfhart Pannenberg, Tommy Ramone, Andrea de Cesaris, and Marina Ginestà. After him are Manuel Uribe, Kim Song-ae, Assi Dayan, Karlheinz Deschner, Marie Dubois, and Donatas Banionis.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Billy Milligan ranks 2,758 out of 18,182Before him are Richard Thorpe (1896), Leonard Susskind (1940), George W. De Long (1844), Mike Pompeo (1963), William Labov (1927), and Henry Wilson (1812). After him are Charles Tilly (1929), Ann Dunham (1942), Clancy Brown (1959), Anne Meara (1929), Archibald Gracie IV (1858), and Wendy Carlos (1939).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In United States

Among social activists born in United States, Billy Milligan ranks 24Before him are Fred Phelps (1929), W. E. B. Du Bois (1868), Gloria Steinem (1934), Sojourner Truth (1797), Mickey Cohen (1913), and David Lane (1938). After him are Abbie Hoffman (1936), Coretta Scott King (1927), Marsha P. Johnson (1945), George Lincoln Rockwell (1918), Jesse Jackson (1941), and Clara Barton (1821).