Jack Ruby

1911 - 1967

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Jack Leon Ruby (born Jacob Leon Rubenstein; March 25, 1911 – January 3, 1967) was an American nightclub owner. He fatally shot Lee Harvey Oswald on November 24, 1963, while Oswald was in police custody after being charged with both the assassination of John F. Kennedy, the incumbent United States president, and the murder of Dallas policeman J. D. Tippit. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jack Ruby has received more than 9,190,191 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia. Jack Ruby is the 7th most popular mafioso (up from 8th in 2019), the 288th most popular biography from United States (up from 363rd in 2019) and the 4th most popular American Mafioso.

Jack Ruby was a Dallas nightclub owner who shot and killed Lee Harvey Oswald, the assassin of John F. Kennedy, on November 24, 1963.

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Among mafiosos, Jack Ruby ranks 7 out of 54Before him are Pablo Escobar, Al Capone, Billy the Kid, Salvatore Riina, Lucky Luciano, and Jesse James. After him are Bernie Madoff, Frank Abagnale, John Dillinger, Jeffrey Epstein, Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, and Bernardo Provenzano.

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Among people born in 1911, Jack Ruby ranks 14Before him are Emil Cioran, Nino Rota, Władysław Szpilman, Võ Nguyên Giáp, William Golding, and Marshall McLuhan. After him are Todor Zhivkov, Mikhail Botvinnik, Robert Johnson, Czesław Miłosz, Tennessee Williams, and Joseph Barbera. Among people deceased in 1967, Jack Ruby ranks 10Before him are Konrad Adenauer, Vivien Leigh, Edward Hopper, Ilse Koch, J. Robert Oppenheimer, and Spencer Tracy. After him are Vladimir Komarov, Mohammad Mosaddegh, Clement Attlee, André Maurois, Gordon Allport, and Zoltán Kodály.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jack Ruby ranks 288 out of 15,968Before him are Brian De Palma (1940), Jimmy Wales (1966), Man Ray (1890), Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (1947), Eli Wallach (1915), and Fred Astaire (1899). After him are Christopher Walken (1943), Paul Samuelson (1915), George Herbert Mead (1863), Audie Murphy (1925), William Henry Harrison (1773), and Ed Gein (1906).

Among MAFIOSOS In United States

Among mafiosos born in United States, Jack Ruby ranks 4Before him are Al Capone (1899), Billy the Kid (1859), and Jesse James (1847). After him are Bernie Madoff (1938), Frank Abagnale (1948), John Dillinger (1903), Jeffrey Epstein (1953), Wyatt Earp (1848), Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (1918), John Gotti (1940), and Mark David Chapman (1955).