Gary Ridgway

1949 - Today

Gary Ridgway

Gary Leon Ridgway (born February 18, 1949), also known as the Green River Killer, is an American serial killer. He was initially convicted of 48 separate murders. As part of his plea bargain, another conviction was added, bringing the total number of convictions to 49, making him the second most prolific serial killer in United States history according to confirmed murders. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gary Ridgway has received more than 8,129,317 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 79th most popular extremist.

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Among extremists, Gary Ridgway ranks 79 out of 182Before him are John Adams, Edmund Kemper, Armin Meiwes, Aileen Wuornos, Taha Yassin Ramadan, and Jacques Mesrine. After him are Frank Nitti, Wilhelm Voigt, Luciano Leggio, Machine Gun Kelly, Horst Mahler, and Susan Atkins.

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Among people born in 1949, Gary Ridgway ranks 91Before him are Horst Seehofer, Billy Gibbons, Ken Wilber, Axel Honneth, Elizabeth George, and Victor Garber. After him are Patrick Duffy, Alan Menken, Annie Leibovitz, Trương Tấn Sang, Mick Taylor, and Bo Xilai.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gary Ridgway ranks 1,920 out of 12,171Before him are Paris Hilton (1981), Ellen Axson Wilson (1860), Tonya Harding (1970), Lewis Hine (1874), Chris Cooper (1951), and Richard Brautigan (1935). After him are Barbara Bach (1947), Lawrence Ferlinghetti (1919), Richie Sambora (1959), Kathleen Turner (1954), James Dwight Dana (1813), and Ralph Bellamy (1904).

Among EXTREMISTS In United States

Among extremists born in United States, Gary Ridgway ranks 26Before him are George Jung (1942), Jeffrey Dahmer (1960), Jordan Belfort (1962), Whitey Bulger (1929), Edmund Kemper (1948), and Aileen Wuornos (1956). After him are Machine Gun Kelly (1895), Susan Atkins (1948), Robert Stroud (1890), Robert Ford (1862), Andrew Cunanan (1969), and Charles Whitman (1941).