Joachim Kroll

1933 - 1991

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Joachim Georg Kroll (17 April 1933 – 1 July 1991) was a West German serial killer, child molester, necrophile, and cannibal. He was known as the Ruhr Cannibal (Ruhrkannibale), Ruhr Hunter (Ruhrjäger) and the Duisburg Man-Eater (Duisburger Menschenfresser). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joachim Kroll has received more than 296,157 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Joachim Kroll is the 91st most popular extremist (up from 94th in 2019), the 352nd most popular biography from Poland and the 2nd most popular Polish Extremist.

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Among extremists, Joachim Kroll ranks 91 out of 205. Before him are Taha Yassin Ramadan, Jacques Mesrine, Armin Meiwes, Delphine LaLaurie, Robert Hansen, and Kang Kek Iew. After him are Gary Ridgway, Pedro López, Michel Fourniret, Sirhan Sirhan, Horst Mahler, and Charles Whitman.

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Among people born in 1933, Joachim Kroll ranks 116Before him are Narriman Sadek, Maurice André, Lynn Cohen, György Konrád, Renée Taylor, and Charlie Wilson. After him are Debra Paget, Philippe de Broca, John Boorman, Tomas Milian, Sacha Distel, and Katharine, Duchess of Kent. Among people deceased in 1991, Joachim Kroll ranks 65Before him are Henri de Lubac, Alfonso García Robles, Demetrios I of Constantinople, Brad Davis, Ralph Bellamy, and Boris Pugo. After him are Berenice Abbott, Eric Carr, Christian de Castries, Rudolf Serkin, Robert Maxwell, and Jean Bruller.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Joachim Kroll ranks 352 out of 1,231. Before him are Hyacinth Graf Strachwitz (1893), Mieszko III the Old (1126), Ernst Wilimowski (1916), Artur Schnabel (1882), Tekla Bądarzewska-Baranowska (1834), and Myechyslaw Hryb (1938). After him are Józef Beck (1894), Johann Daniel Titius (1729), Hugo Steinhaus (1887), Józef Elsner (1769), Aleksander Kwaśniewski (1954), and Leszek the White (1186).

Among EXTREMISTS In Poland

Among extremists born in Poland, Joachim Kroll ranks 2Before him are Karl Denke (1860). After him are Horst Mahler (1936) and Elisabeth Becker (1923).