Henry Lee Lucas

1936 - 2001

Henry Lee Lucas

Henry Lee Lucas (August 23, 1936 – March 12, 2001) was an American convicted serial killer whose crimes spanned from 1960 to 1983. He was convicted of murdering eleven people and condemned to death for the murder of Debra Jackson, although his sentence was commuted to life in prison in 1998. Lucas rose to infamy after confessing to more than 100 murders to the Texas Rangers and other law enforcement officials while in prison. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henry Lee Lucas has received more than 4,134,841 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 46th most popular extremist.

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Among extremists, Henry Lee Lucas ranks 46 out of 182Before him are Butch Cassidy, Fritz Haarmann, Abu Nidal, James Earl Ray, George Habash, and Sawney Bean. After him are Henri Désiré Landru, Vincenzo Peruggia, Karl Denke, Jean II, Duke of Alençon, Pavlik Morozov, and Timothy McVeigh.

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Among people born in 1936, Henry Lee Lucas ranks 55Before him are Valerie Solanas, Duncan Edwards, Alan J. Heeger, Kris Kristofferson, Raymond Poulidor, and Dražan Jerković. After him are Jean M. Auel, Samuel C. C. Ting, Denny Hulme, Engelbert Humperdinck, Bruce Dern, and Kenneth G. Wilson. Among people deceased in 2001, Henry Lee Lucas ranks 38Before him are Zhang Xueliang, Poul Anderson, Dương Văn Minh, Jacques Mayol, Ken Kesey, and Morris. After him are Chung Ju-yung, Juan Antonio Villacañas, Isaac Stern, Timothy McVeigh, Masao Ono, and Stanley Kramer.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Henry Lee Lucas ranks 1,079 out of 12,171Before him are Zelda Fitzgerald (1900), Dale T. Mortensen (1939), Tom Wolfe (1930), Frances McDormand (1957), Frederick Cook (1865), and Edward C. Tolman (1886). After him are Alonzo Church (1903), Sam Shepard (1943), Snoop Dogg (1971), Jean M. Auel (1936), George Whipple (1878), and Stanley B. Prusiner (1942).

Among EXTREMISTS In United States

Among extremists born in United States, Henry Lee Lucas ranks 17Before him are George Stinney (1929), H. H. Holmes (1861), William Kemmler (1860), Barry Seal (1939), Butch Cassidy (1866), and James Earl Ray (1928). After him are Timothy McVeigh (1968), Ma Barker (1873), George Jung (1942), Jeffrey Dahmer (1960), Jordan Belfort (1962), and Whitey Bulger (1929).