Edmund Kemper

1948 - Today

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Edmund Emil Kemper III (born December 18, 1948) is an American serial killer who murdered six college students before murdering his mother and her best friend from May 1972 to April 1973, following his parole for murdering his paternal grandparents. Kemper was nicknamed the Co-ed Killer, as most of his victims were female college students hitchhiking in the vicinity of Santa Cruz County, California. He is noted for his height of 6 feet 9 inches (2.06 m) and his intellect, possessing an IQ of 145. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edmund Kemper has received more than 18,098,644 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Edmund Kemper is the 53rd most popular extremist (up from 65th in 2019), the 1,093rd most popular biography from United States (up from 1,324th in 2019) and the 17th most popular Extremist.

Edmund kemper is most famous for being a serial killer who murdered 10 people, including his mother and grandparents.

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Among extremists, Edmund Kemper ranks 53 out of 209Before him are Fritz Haarmann, Pavlik Morozov, Madame de Brinvilliers, Abu Nidal, Butch Cassidy, and Patrizia Reggiani. After him are George Stinney, Gudrun Ensslin, Jordan Belfort, Friedrich Jeckeln, George Habash, and Frank Sheeran.

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Among people born in 1948, Edmund Kemper ranks 56Before him are Ian McEwan, Brian Eno, Sven-Göran Eriksson, Ian Paice, Powers Boothe, and Patrizia Reggiani. After him are Bille August, Abdulrazak Gurnah, Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo, William Gibson, Rory Gallagher, and Svetlana Savitskaya.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Edmund Kemper ranks 1,093 out of 18,182Before him are Muddy Waters (1913), Éamon de Valera (1882), Edmund Phelps (1933), Douglas Fairbanks (1883), Jonathan Demme (1944), and James Jones (1921). After him are Kathryn Bigelow (1951), Sugar Ray Robinson (1921), Roger Zelazny (1937), Larry Page (1973), Bob Kahn (1938), and George Stinney (1929).

Among EXTREMISTS In United States

Among extremists born in United States, Edmund Kemper ranks 17Before him are Machine Gun Kelly (1895), H. H. Holmes (1861), William Kemmler (1860), George Jung (1942), Jeffrey Dahmer (1960), and Butch Cassidy (1866). After him are George Stinney (1929), Jordan Belfort (1962), Frank Sheeran (1920), Barry Seal (1939), Timothy McVeigh (1968), and Dennis Rader (1945).