Jeffrey Dahmer

1960 - 1994

Jeffrey Dahmer

Jeffrey Lionel Dahmer (; May 21, 1960 – November 28, 1994), also known as the Milwaukee Cannibal or the Milwaukee Monster, was an American serial killer and sex offender who committed the murder and dismemberment of 17 men and boys from 1978 to 1991. Many of his later murders involved necrophilia, cannibalism, and the permanent preservation of body parts—typically all or part of the skeleton.Although he was diagnosed with borderline personality disorder, schizotypal personality disorder, and a psychotic disorder, Dahmer was found to be legally sane at his trial. He was convicted of 15 of the 16 murders he had committed in Wisconsin, and was sentenced to 15 terms of life imprisonment on February 15, 1992. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jeffrey Dahmer has received more than 27,982,692 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 64th most popular extremist.

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Among extremists, Jeffrey Dahmer ranks 64 out of 182Before him are Emperor Norton, Miguel Ángel Félix Gallardo, George Jung, Anders Behring Breivik, Hermine Braunsteiner, and Boris Savinkov. After him are Kang Kek Iew, Friedrich Jeckeln, Jordan Belfort, Oskar Gröning, Tommaso Buscetta, and Whitey Bulger.

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Among people born in 1960, Jeffrey Dahmer ranks 34Before him are Michael Nyqvist, Miguel Díaz-Canel, Nena, Kenneth Branagh, Careca, and Neil Gaiman. After him are Jean-Michel Basquiat, Stanley Tucci, Gjorge Ivanov, Hassan Nasrallah, Gary Lineker, and Andreas Brehme. Among people deceased in 1994, Jeffrey Dahmer ranks 60Before him are György Cziffra, Menachem Mendel Schneerson, Roberto Eduardo Viola, Robert Bloch, Rollo May, and Max Bill. After him are Sylva Koscina, James Clavell, Howard Martin Temin, Terence Young, Nicolás Gómez Dávila, and Cab Calloway.

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Among people born in United States, Jeffrey Dahmer ranks 1,486 out of 12,171Before him are R. L. Stine (1943), Ira Levin (1929), Julia Child (1912), Carroll Baker (1931), Thomas Midgley Jr. (1889), and Mildred Harris (1901). After him are Lee Iacocca (1924), Jeffery Deaver (1950), Danny Kaye (1911), Tod Browning (1880), Robin Hobb (1952), and Danielle Steel (1947).

Among EXTREMISTS In United States

Among extremists born in United States, Jeffrey Dahmer ranks 21Before him are Butch Cassidy (1866), James Earl Ray (1928), Henry Lee Lucas (1936), Timothy McVeigh (1968), Ma Barker (1873), and George Jung (1942). After him are Jordan Belfort (1962), Whitey Bulger (1929), Edmund Kemper (1948), Aileen Wuornos (1956), Gary Ridgway (1949), and Machine Gun Kelly (1895).