Charles Starkweather

Charles Starkweather

Charles Raymond "Charlie" Starkweather (November 24, 1938 – June 25, 1959) was an American spree killer who murdered eleven people in Nebraska and Wyoming between December 1957 and January 1958, when he was 19 years old. He killed ten of his victims between January 21 and January 29, 1958, the date of his arrest. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Starkweather has received more than 1,720,595 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 125th most popular extremist.

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Among extremists, Charles Starkweather ranks 125 out of 182Before him are Luis Posada Carriles, Jack Unterweger, Jalaluddin Haqqani, Mohamed Atta, Louis Farrakhan, and Nancy Spungen. After him are Jan-Carl Raspe, Ernst Zündel, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, Joseph Kony, Anatoly Onoprienko, and Perkin Warbeck.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Charles Starkweather ranks 3,554 out of 12,171Before him are Peter Strauss (1947), Holland Smith (1882), Nancy Spungen (1958), Allen Iverson (1975), Benjamin Apthorp Gould (1824), and Stephen Sondheim (1930). After him are Kourtney Kardashian (1979), Sean Astin (1971), Little Walter (1930), Keir Dullea (1936), Edith Roosevelt (1861), and Jennie Garth (1972).

Among EXTREMISTS In United States

Among extremists born in United States, Charles Starkweather ranks 45Before him are Richard Ramirez (1960), Robert Hansen (1939), Dennis Rader (1945), Bugs Moran (1893), Louis Farrakhan (1933), and Nancy Spungen (1958). After him are Richard Chase (1950), Stanley Williams (1953), Golden State Killer (1945), John Hinckley Jr. (1955), Joseph Paul Franklin (1950), and Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold (1981).