John Haigh

John Haigh

John George Haigh (; 24 July 1909 – 10 August 1949), commonly known as the Acid Bath Murderer, was an English serial killer who was convicted for the murders of six people, although he claimed to have killed nine. Haigh battered to death or shot his victims and disposed of their bodies using sulphuric acid before forging their signatures so he could sell their possessions and collect large sums of money. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Haigh has received more than 319,626 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 136th most popular extremist.

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Among extremists, John Haigh ranks 135 out of 182Before him are Joseph Kony, Anatoly Onoprienko, Perkin Warbeck, Tsutomu Miyazaki, Dean Corll, and Dokka Umarov. After him are Richard Chase, Yigal Amir, Luis Garavito, Brigitte Mohnhaupt, Abu Ayyub al-Masri, and Guy Burgess.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Haigh ranks 2,317 out of 5,347Before him are John Soane (1753), Paul Greengrass (1955), Timothy West (1934), Gerry Rafferty (1947), Princess Alexandra, 2nd Duchess of Fife (1891), and Richard Johnson (1927). After him are Siegfried Sassoon (1886), Nick Hornby (1957), Noel Redding (1945), Clements Markham (1830), Julian Bream (1933), and Arthur Young (1741).

Among EXTREMISTS In United Kingdom

Among extremists born in United Kingdom, John Haigh ranks 9Before him are Emperor Norton (1818), John Adams (1767), Jonathan Wild (1683), Mary Bell (1957), John Bodkin Adams (1899), and Harold Shipman (1946). After him are Dennis Nilsen (1945), Dick Turpin (1705), Peter Sutcliffe (1946), Fred West (1941), and Tommy Robinson (null).