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Jack Ruby

1911 - 1967

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Jack Leon Ruby (born Jacob Leon Rubenstein; c. March 25, 1911 – January 3, 1967) was an American nightclub owner who murdered Lee Harvey Oswald on November 24, 1963, two days after Oswald was accused of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Ruby shot and mortally wounded Oswald on live television in the basement of Dallas Police Headquarters and was immediately arrested. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jack Ruby has received more than 12,870,471 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Jack Ruby is the 8th most popular mafioso (down from 7th in 2019), the 342nd most popular biography from United States (down from 288th in 2019) and the 5th 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 8 out of 52Before him are Al Capone, Billy the Kid, Lucky Luciano, John Dillinger, Jesse James, and Salvatore Riina. After him are Frank Abagnale, Bernie Madoff, Jeffrey Epstein, Meyer Lansky, Karl Gebhardt, and Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán.

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Among people born in 1911, Jack Ruby ranks 16Before him are Nino Rota, William Golding, Todor Zhivkov, Võ Nguyên Giáp, Marshall McLuhan, and Czesław Miłosz. After him are Robert Johnson, Mikhail Botvinnik, Tennessee Williams, Melvin Calvin, Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld, and William Alfred Fowler. Among people deceased in 1967, Jack Ruby ranks 13Before him are J. Robert Oppenheimer, Spencer Tracy, Vladimir Komarov, Clement Attlee, Edward Hopper, and Mohammad Mosaddegh. After him are Felix Yusupov, André Maurois, Zoltán Kodály, Gordon Allport, Ilya Ehrenburg, and Johannes Itten.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jack Ruby ranks 342 out of 18,182Before him are James Fenimore Cooper (1789), Truman Capote (1924), Joseph Stiglitz (1943), Margaret Mead (1901), Ella Fitzgerald (1917), and Dick Cheney (1941). After him are Pete Conrad (1930), Jared Leto (1971), Susan Sontag (1933), William Jennings Bryan (1860), Harvey Keitel (1939), and Steve Ballmer (1956).

Among MAFIOSOS In United States

Among mafiosos born in United States, Jack Ruby ranks 5Before him are Al Capone (1899), Billy the Kid (1859), John Dillinger (1903), and Jesse James (1847). After him are Frank Abagnale (1948), Bernie Madoff (1938), Jeffrey Epstein (1953), Wyatt Earp (1848), Mark David Chapman (1955), John Gotti (1940), and Richard Kuklinski (1935).