Delphine LaLaurie

1787 - 1849

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Marie Delphine Macarty or MacCarthy (March 19, 1787 – December 7, 1849), more commonly known as Madame Blanque or, after her third marriage, as Madame LaLaurie, was a New Orleans socialite and serial killer who tortured and murdered slaves in her household. Born during the Spanish colonial period, LaLaurie married three times in Louisiana and was twice widowed. She maintained her position in New Orleans society until April 10, 1834, when rescuers responded to a fire at her Royal Street mansion. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Delphine LaLaurie has received more than 4,768,634 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Delphine LaLaurie is the 105th most popular extremist (down from 89th in 2019), the 2,267th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,032nd in 2019) and the 34th most popular Extremist.

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Among extremists, Delphine LaLaurie ranks 105 out of 209Before her are Whitey Bulger, Charles Whitman, Joachim Kroll, Luciano Leggio, Sirhan Sirhan, and Dennis Nilsen. After her are Horst Mahler, Andrew Cunanan, Jack Unterweger, Wadie Haddad, Baby Face Nelson, and Khalid Sheikh Mohammed.

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Among people born in 1787, Delphine LaLaurie ranks 16Before her are Franz Xaver Gruber, Alexander Sergeyevich Menshikov, Otto von Kotzebue, Johann Nicolaus von Dreyse, Guillaume Henri Dufour, and Edmund Kean. After her are James Weddell, Ludwig Uhland, Muhammad ibn Ali as-Senussi, Prince William of Hesse-Kassel, Christian Ludwig Brehm, and Pellegrino Rossi. Among people deceased in 1849, Delphine LaLaurie ranks 26Before her are Grand Duke Michael Pavlovich of Russia, Lajos Batthyány, Anita Garibaldi, Friedrich Kalkbrenner, Juliusz Słowacki, and Maria Cristina of Naples and Sicily. After her are Dionisio Aguado y García, Grand Duchess Alexandra Alexandrovna of Russia, Quatremère de Quincy, Thomas Robert Bugeaud, Archduke Ferdinand Karl Viktor of Austria-Este, and René Lesson.

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Among people born in United States, Delphine LaLaurie ranks 2,267 out of 18,182Before her are Gia Carangi (1960), Duane Allman (1946), Daniel McFadden (1937), Bill Tilden (1893), Josh Duhamel (1972), and Brad Davis (1949). After her are Tonya Harding (1970), Lorenzo Lamas (1958), Frank McCourt (1930), Nick Castle (1947), Betsy Ross (1752), and Esther Williams (1921).

Among EXTREMISTS In United States

Among extremists born in United States, Delphine LaLaurie ranks 34Before her are Gary Ridgway (1949), Susan Atkins (1948), Aileen Wuornos (1956), David Berkowitz (1953), Whitey Bulger (1929), and Charles Whitman (1941). After her are Andrew Cunanan (1969), Baby Face Nelson (1908), Aldrich Ames (1941), Rodney Alcala (1943), Robert Hansen (1939), and Baruch Goldstein (1956).