Jesse James

1847 - 1882

Jesse James

Jesse Woodson James (September 5, 1847 – April 3, 1882) was an American outlaw, bank and train robber, guerrilla, and leader of the James–Younger Gang. Raised in the "Little Dixie" area of western Missouri, James and his family maintained strong Southern sympathies. He and his brother Frank James joined pro-Confederate guerrillas known as "bushwhackers" operating in Missouri and Kansas during the American Civil War. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jesse James has received more than 6,548,292 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 4th most popular mafioso.

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Among mafiosos, Jesse James ranks 4 out of 45Before him are Pablo Escobar, Al Capone, and Billy the Kid. After him are Lucky Luciano, Salvatore Riina, Bernie Madoff, Jack Ruby, John Dillinger, Frank Abagnale, Velupillai Prabhakaran, and Karl Gebhardt.

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Among people born in 1847, Jesse James ranks 5Before him are Thomas Edison, Alexander Graham Bell, Paul von Hindenburg, and Bram Stoker. After him are Otto Wallach, Maria Feodorovna, Joseph Pulitzer, Auguste Escoffier, Georges Sorel, Max Liebermann, and Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of Russia. Among people deceased in 1882, Jesse James ranks 4Before him are Charles Darwin, Giuseppe Garibaldi, and Friedrich Wöhler. After him are Ralph Waldo Emerson, Arthur de Gobineau, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Bruno Bauer, Theodor Schwann, Léon Gambetta, Louis Blanc, and Francesco Hayez.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jesse James ranks 219 out of 12,171Before him are Ulysses S. Grant (1822), J. Robert Oppenheimer (1904), John Jay (1745), Quentin Tarantino (1963), Christopher Lloyd (1938), and John B. Watson (1878). After him are Sigourney Weaver (1949), Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803), Tony Curtis (1925), P. T. Barnum (1810), David Lynch (1946), and Rocky Marciano (1923).

Among MAFIOSOS In United States

Among mafiosos born in United States, Jesse James ranks 3Before him are Al Capone (1899) and Billy the Kid (1859). After him are Bernie Madoff (1938), Jack Ruby (1911), John Dillinger (1903), Frank Abagnale (1948), Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (null), Wyatt Earp (1848), John Gotti (1940), Mark David Chapman (1955), and Frank Lucas (1930).