Joachim Kroll

1933 - 1991

Joachim Kroll

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 270,308 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 94th most popular extremist.

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Among extremists, Joachim Kroll ranks 94 out of 182Before him are Robert Stroud, Omar Abdel-Rahman, Alexandros Koryzis, Robert Ford, Sirhan Sirhan, and Andrew Cunanan. After him are Michel Fourniret, Marcus Fulvius Flaccus, Joseph Bonanno, Pedro López, Wadie Haddad, and Charles Whitman.

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Among people born in 1933, Joachim Kroll ranks 127Before him are Gregory III Laham, Joachim Meisner, Hisataka Okamoto, Lamine Diack, Ronald Evans, and Jesús Gil. After him are György Konrád, Andrei Voznesensky, Ko Un, Edward Bunker, Miloš Milutinović, and Dan Flavin. Among people deceased in 1991, Joachim Kroll ranks 78Before him are Edmond Jabès, Jean Bruller, María Zambrano, Yevgeny Dragunov, Daigoro Kondo, and Héctor Rial. After him are Vasko Popa, Richard Thorpe, Edwin H. Land, Otl Aicher, Alex North, and André Pieyre de Mandiargues.

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