Bugsy Siegel

1906 - 1947

Bugsy Siegel

Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel (February 28, 1906 – June 20, 1947) was an American mobster who was a driving force behind the development of the Las Vegas Strip. Siegel not only was influential within the Jewish mob, but along with his friend and fellow gangster Meyer Lansky, also held significant influence within the Italian-American Mafia and the largely Italian-Jewish National Crime Syndicate. Described as handsome and charismatic, he became one of the first front-page celebrity gangsters.Siegel was one of the founders and leaders of Murder, Inc. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bugsy Siegel has received more than 4,865,838 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 88th most popular social activist.

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Among social activists, Bugsy Siegel ranks 87 out of 426Before him are Alexander Parvus, Kasturba Gandhi, Augusto César Sandino, Sojourner Truth, Amílcar Cabral, and Dragutin Dimitrijević. After him are Jenny von Westphalen, Denis Mukwege, Yun Chi-ho, Mordechai Anielewicz, Louise Michel, and Gaius Julius Civilis.

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Among people born in 1906, Bugsy Siegel ranks 51Before him are John Huston, Robert E. Howard, Ernst Chain, Klaus Mann, Albert Sabin, and Marie José of Belgium. After him are Max Delbrück, Ettore Majorana, Estée Lauder, Empress Wanrong, Marcel Carné, and Anthony Mann. Among people deceased in 1947, Bugsy Siegel ranks 35Before him are Hans Fallada, Josephine Bakhita, Johannes Nicolaus Brønsted, Aung San, Stanley Baldwin, and Alexander Löhr. After him are Victor Lustig, Pierre Janet, Franz Böhme, Hjalmar Siilasvuo, Reynaldo Hahn, and Prince Eugen, Duke of Närke.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bugsy Siegel ranks 879 out of 12,171Before him are Robert S. Mulliken (1896), Mark Hamill (1951), Jerome Karle (1918), John Updike (1932), Guy Williams (1924), and Sinclair Lewis (1885). After him are Edward Norton (1969), Steve Reich (1936), Robert H. Goddard (1882), David Woodard (1964), Dave Brubeck (1920), and Steve Martin (1945).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In United States

Among social activists born in United States, Bugsy Siegel ranks 9Before him are Helen Keller (1880), Rosa Parks (1913), Eleanor Roosevelt (1884), Emily Greene Balch (1867), Angela Davis (1944), and Sojourner Truth (1797). After him are Jane Addams (1860), Edward Snowden (1983), Betty Ford (1918), Jimmy Hoffa (1913), Fred Phelps (1929), and Jody Williams (1950).

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