George Stinney

1929 - 1944

George Stinney

George Junius Stinney Jr. (October 21, 1929 – June 16, 1944), was an African-American child who was convicted, in a proceeding later vacated as an unfair trial, of apparently murdering two white girls, Betty June Binnicker and Mary Emma Thames, ages 7 and 11, in his hometown of Alcolu, South Carolina. He was executed by electric chair in June 1944. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Stinney has received more than 5,715,965 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 30th most popular extremist.

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Among extremists, George Stinney ranks 30 out of 182Before him are John Wayne Gacy, Amon Göth, Charles Ponzi, Peter Kürten, Mehmet Ali Ağca, and Luis Carrero Blanco. After him are Ayman al-Zawahiri, Otto Ohlendorf, Andreas Baader, H. H. Holmes, William Kemmler, and Frederick Trump.

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Among people born in 1929, George Stinney ranks 45Before him are James Last, Ágnes Heller, Richard E. Taylor, Jean Simmons, Babrak Karmal, and Lennart Meri. After him are Karolos Papoulias, Francis Gary Powers, Isamu Akasaki, Ralf Dahrendorf, Eric Kandel, and Christa Wolf. Among people deceased in 1944, George Stinney ranks 37Before him are Max Jacob, Aristide Maillol, Wang Jingwei, Henning von Tresckow, Milena Jesenská, and Gustav Bauer. After him are Nikolai Vatutin, Werner von Haeften, Erich Hoepner, Giovanni Gentile, Pehr Evind Svinhufvud, and Antanas Smetona.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, George Stinney ranks 709 out of 12,171Before him are Charles H. Townes (1915), Billy Graham (1918), James B. Sumner (1887), Carole Lombard (1908), Jean Seberg (1938), and Lee Marvin (1924). After him are Robert McNamara (1916), John Malkovich (1953), William Howard Stein (1911), Jason Robards (1922), Billie Jean King (1943), and Sam Peckinpah (1925).

Among EXTREMISTS In United States

Among extremists born in United States, George Stinney ranks 11Before him are Ed Gein (1906), Albert Fish (1870), Ted Kaczynski (1942), Zodiac Killer (1940), Jim Jones (1931), and John Wayne Gacy (1942). After him are H. H. Holmes (1861), William Kemmler (1860), Barry Seal (1939), Butch Cassidy (1866), James Earl Ray (1928), and Henry Lee Lucas (1936).