Jeffrey Dahmer

1960 - 1994

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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 killed and dismembered seventeen males between 1978 and 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 (BPD), schizotypal personality disorder (StPD), and a psychotic disorder, Dahmer was found to be legally sane at his trial. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jeffrey Dahmer has received more than 102,201,978 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Jeffrey Dahmer is the 14th most popular extremist (up from 44th in 2019), the 287th most popular biography from United States (up from 968th in 2019) and the 6th most popular American Extremist.

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Among extremists, Jeffrey Dahmer ranks 14 out of 283Before him are Charles Manson, Ted Bundy, Herostratus, Gilles de Rais, Man in the Iron Mask, and Abdullah Öcalan. After him are John Wayne Gacy, Ramón Mercader, Andrei Chikatilo, Ted Kaczynski, Ayman al-Zawahiri, and Ulrike Meinhof.

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Among people born in 1960, Jeffrey Dahmer ranks 6Before him are Diego Maradona, Naruhito, Ayrton Senna, Jean-Claude Van Damme, and Tim Cook. After him are Philippe of Belgium, Antonio Banderas, Yulia Tymoshenko, Jo Nesbø, Isaac Herzog, and Joachim Löw. Among people deceased in 1994, Jeffrey Dahmer ranks 13Before him are Eugène Ionesco, Elias Canetti, Erik Erikson, Ayrton Senna, Linus Pauling, and Giulietta Masina. After him are John Wayne Gacy, Burt Lancaster, Andrei Chikatilo, Harry Nilsson, Melina Mercouri, and Kurt Cobain.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jeffrey Dahmer ranks 287 out of 20,380Before him are George Marshall (1880), Gertrude Stein (1874), William Howard Taft (1857), William Jennings Bryan (1860), George S. Patton (1885), and Ava Gardner (1922). After him are Eli Wallach (1915), Joe Dassin (1938), Lisa Marie Presley (1968), Tommy Lee Jones (1946), Jerry Brown (1938), and Percy Williams Bridgman (1882).

Among EXTREMISTS In United States

Among extremists born in United States, Jeffrey Dahmer ranks 6Before him are Lee Harvey Oswald (1939), Zodiac Killer (1940), John Wilkes Booth (1838), Charles Manson (1934), and Ted Bundy (1946). After him are John Wayne Gacy (1942), Ted Kaczynski (1942), Ed Gein (1906), Albert Fish (1870), H. H. Holmes (1861), and Jim Jones (1931).