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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 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 29,550,093 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Jeffrey Dahmer is the 74th most popular extremist (down from 63rd in 2019), the 1,601st most popular biography from United States (down from 1,486th in 2019) and the 26th most popular American Extremist.

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Among EXTREMISTS

Among extremists, Jeffrey Dahmer ranks 74 out of 205Before him are Marc Dutroux, Vincenzo Peruggia, Anders Behring Breivik, Jean II, Duke of Alençon, Sada Abe, and Carlo Gambino. After him are Hermine Braunsteiner, Dennis Rader, Johann Rattenhuber, Ma Barker, Wilhelm Voigt, and Susan Atkins.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1960, Jeffrey Dahmer ranks 40Before him are Simonetta Sommaruga, Andreas Brehme, Damon Hill, Nena, John F. Kennedy Jr., and Kristin Scott Thomas. After him are Stanley Tucci, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Khaled, Steve Vai, Daryl Hannah, and Jeremy Clarkson. Among people deceased in 1994, Jeffrey Dahmer ranks 67Before him are James Clavell, Ken Noritake, Sylva Koscina, Wilma Rudolph, Nicolás Gómez Dávila, and Joseph Cotten. After him are Max Bill, Chung Il-kwon, Tengiz Abuladze, Cab Calloway, John Edward Williams, and Clement Greenberg.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jeffrey Dahmer ranks 1,601 out of 15,968Before him are Art Tatum (1909), Alan Kay (1940), Harry Stack Sullivan (1892), Doc Holliday (1851), Marvin Minsky (1927), and Henry Heimlich (1920). After him are William Standish Knowles (1917), Benjamin Lee Whorf (1897), Sam Loyd (1841), Charles G. Dawes (1865), Ornette Coleman (1930), and John Backus (1924).

Among EXTREMISTS In United States

Among extremists born in United States, Jeffrey Dahmer ranks 26Before him are George Stinney (1929), George Jung (1942), Jordan Belfort (1962), Timothy McVeigh (1968), Edmund Kemper (1948), and Aileen Wuornos (1956). After him are Dennis Rader (1945), Ma Barker (1873), Susan Atkins (1948), Delphine LaLaurie (1787), Robert Hansen (1939), and Gary Ridgway (1949).