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Herbert Mullin

1947 - 2022

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Herbert William Mullin (April 18, 1947 – August 18, 2022) was an American serial killer who killed 13 people in California in the early 1970s. He confessed to the killings, which he claimed prevented earthquakes. In 1973, after a trial to determine whether he was legally insane or culpable, he was convicted of two murders in the first-degree and nine in the second-degree, and sentenced to life imprisonment. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Herbert Mullin has received more than 2,183,662 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Herbert Mullin is the 180th most popular extremist, the 5,037th most popular biography from United States and the 66th most popular American Extremist.

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Among extremists, Herbert Mullin ranks 180 out of 209Before him are Fred West, Stanley Williams, Brigitte Mohnhaupt, John Haigh, Frank James, and John Christie. After him are John Bodkin Adams, Robert Berdella, Ernst Zündel, Boniface II, Margrave of Tuscany, Abu Ayyub al-Masri, and Ross Ulbricht.

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Among people born in 1947, Herbert Mullin ranks 343Before him are Søren Kragh-Jacobsen, Ján Pivarník, Melanie, İlber Ortaylı, Bunny Wailer, and Viktor Yerofeyev. After him are Björn Skifs, Rémi Brague, Jimmy Bain, Drew Gilpin Faust, Alain Bashung, and Benoît Jacquot. Among people deceased in 2022, Herbert Mullin ranks 238Before him are Anatoly Filipchenko, Ole Ellefsæter, Benjamin Kogo, Susana Dosamantes, Ercole Baldini, and Julio Jiménez. After him are Javier Lozano Barragán, Mulayam Singh Yadav, Maarten Schmidt, Shahabuddin Ahmed, Anatoly Alyabyev, and Herman Daly.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Herbert Mullin ranks 5,037 out of 18,182Before him are Loretta Swit (1937), Amos Bronson Alcott (1799), Amy Madigan (1950), Thomas H. Ince (1880), Alex Rocco (1936), and Robert Evans (1930). After him are Nancy Kerrigan (1969), Ali Larter (1976), Oliver Kirk (1884), Timothy Treadwell (1957), Matisyahu (1979), and Jerry Zucker (1950).

Among EXTREMISTS In United States

Among extremists born in United States, Herbert Mullin ranks 66Before him are John List (1925), Stand Watie (1806), Mary Surratt (1823), Charles Starkweather (1938), Stanley Williams (1953), and Frank James (1843). After him are Robert Berdella (1949), Ross Ulbricht (1984), Lewis Powell (1844), Tony Accardo (1906), Marshall Applewhite (1931), and Larry Nassar (1963).