Black Dahlia

1924 - 1947

Black Dahlia

Elizabeth Short (July 29, 1924 – January 15, 1947), known posthumously as the "Black Dahlia", was an American woman who was found murdered in the Leimert Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. Her case became highly publicized due to the graphic nature of the crime, which included her corpse having been mutilated and bisected at the waist. A native of Boston, Short spent her early life in Medford, Massachusetts and Florida before relocating to California, where her father lived. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Black Dahlia has received more than 11,208,916 page views. Her biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 16th most popular celebrity.

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Among celebrities, Black Dahlia ranks 16 out of 140Before her are Empress Michiko, Joseph Merrick, Simonetta Vespucci, Margaret Brown, Anna Anderson, and Millvina Dean. After her are Monica Lewinsky, Philippe Petit, Rosalia Lombardo, Kim Kardashian, Rosemary Kennedy, and Don King.

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Among people born in 1924, Black Dahlia ranks 26Before her are Willard Boyle, Mário Soares, Georges Charpak, Maurice Jarre, Sergei Parajanov, and Henry Mancini. After her are Ed Wood, Jin Yong, Kōbō Abe, Ezer Weizman, Eli Cohen, and Antony Hewish. Among people deceased in 1947, Black Dahlia ranks 23Before her are Alfred North Whitehead, Anton Denikin, Karl Mannheim, Halford Mackinder, Pierre Bonnard, and Ernst Lubitsch. After her are Nicholas Roerich, Frederick Gowland Hopkins, Irving Fisher, Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque, Luigi Russolo, and Hans Fallada.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Black Dahlia ranks 600 out of 12,171Before her are Joseph Barbera (1911), Clifford Geertz (1926), John Browning (1855), Richard Meier (1934), John Wayne Gacy (1942), and Robert Mitchum (1917). After her are Ed Harris (1950), Bill Evans (1929), Jimmy Wales (1966), Steven Weinberg (1933), James Cronin (1931), and John Lee Hooker (1917).

Among CELEBRITIES In United States

Among celebrities born in United States, Black Dahlia ranks 6Before her are Wallis Simpson (1896), Phineas Gage (1823), Robert Wadlow (1918), Buffalo Bill (1846), and Margaret Brown (1867). After her are Monica Lewinsky (1973), Kim Kardashian (1980), Rosemary Kennedy (1918), Don King (1931), Peggy Guggenheim (1898), and Rodney King (1965).