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Fritz Haarmann

1879 - 1925

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Friedrich Heinrich Karl "Fritz" Haarmann (25 October 1879 – 15 April 1925) was a German serial killer, known as the Butcher of Hanover, the Vampire of Hanover and the Wolf Man, who committed the sexual assault, murder, mutilation and dismemberment of at least 24 boys and young men between 1918 and 1924 in Hanover, Germany. Haarmann was found guilty of 24 of the 27 murders for which he was tried and sentenced to death by beheading in December 1924. In addition, in accordance with German practice, his honorary rights of citizenship were revoked. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fritz Haarmann has received more than 854,411 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Fritz Haarmann is the 40th most popular extremist (up from 41st in 2019), the 745th most popular biography from Germany (up from 790th in 2019) and the 5th most popular German Extremist.

Fritz Haarmann was a German serial killer who killed at least 24 people, mostly young men.

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Among EXTREMISTS

Among extremists, Fritz Haarmann ranks 40 out of 205Before him are Nathuram Godse, Otto Ohlendorf, Barry Seal, Peter Kürten, Andreas Baader, and Butch Cassidy. After him are Frederick Trump, Sawney Bean, Madame de Brinvilliers, Henry Lee Lucas, Frank Sheeran, and Abu Nidal.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1879, Fritz Haarmann ranks 21Before him are Symon Petliura, Milutin Milanković, Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Hans Luther, Ramana Maharshi, and Johannes Nicolaus Brønsted. After him are Rudolf von Laban, E. M. Forster, Italo Gariboldi, Victor Sjöström, Henri Giraud, and Huda Sha'arawi. Among people deceased in 1925, Fritz Haarmann ranks 25Before him are Maria Sophie of Bavaria, Mohammad Ali Shah Qajar, Johann Palisa, Léon Bourgeois, H. Rider Haggard, and Vajiravudh. After him are John Singer Sargent, Duchess Mathilde Ludovika in Bavaria, Władysław Reymont, Félix Vallotton, Franz Conrad von Hötzendorf, and Oliver Heaviside.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Fritz Haarmann ranks 745 out of 5,289Before him are Werner Forssmann (1904), Maria Anna of Bavaria (1574), Wied, Prince of Albania (1876), Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve (1793), Oskar Schlemmer (1888), and Bruno Walter (1876). After him are Markus Wolf (1923), Hugo Junkers (1859), Hermann Cohen (1842), Princess Wilhelmine of Baden (1788), Rudi Völler (1960), and Frederick Trump (1869).

Among EXTREMISTS In Germany

Among extremists born in Germany, Fritz Haarmann ranks 5Before him are Ulrike Meinhof (1934), Otto Ohlendorf (1907), Peter Kürten (1883), and Andreas Baader (1943). After him are Frederick Trump (1869), Gudrun Ensslin (1940), Willi Herold (1925), Friedrich Jeckeln (1895), Oskar Gröning (1921), Johann Rattenhuber (1897), and Armin Meiwes (1961).