Leon Czolgosz

1873 - 1901

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Leon Frank Czolgosz ( CHOW-gawsh; May 5, 1873 – October 29, 1901) was an American steelworker and anarchist known for the assassination of President William McKinley, whom he shot on September 6, 1901, in Buffalo, New York. The president died on September 14 after his wound became infected. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leon Czolgosz has received more than 2,224,443 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Leon Czolgosz is the 132nd most popular extremist (down from 105th in 2019), the 2,898th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,784th in 2019) and the 43rd most popular Extremist.

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Among extremists, Leon Czolgosz ranks 132 out of 209Before him are Anton Graf von Arco auf Valley, Joseph Valachi, Albert Anastasia, Josef Blösche, Luis Garavito, and Sam Giancana. After him are Marcus Fulvius Flaccus, Jerry Brudos, John Adams, Patricia Krenwinkel, Russell Bufalino, and Alexandros Koryzis.

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Among people born in 1873, Leon Czolgosz ranks 73Before him are Duke Adolf Friedrich of Mecklenburg, Theodor Körner, Félix d'Herelle, Elena Stasova, Alexey Shchusev, and Józef Haller. After him are Iuliu Maniu, Louis Feuillade, Rudolf Rocker, Carl Flesch, Gustaf John Ramstedt, and Kyōka Izumi. Among people deceased in 1901, Leon Czolgosz ranks 34Before him are Lev Ivanov, Shō Tai, François-Marie Raoult, Nikolaos Gyzis, John Kemp Starley, and Leopoldo Alas. After him are Mahadev Govind Ranade, Albert, 4th duc de Broglie, Archduchess Maria Isabella of Austria, Dagny Juel, Edmond Audran, and Johannes Schmidt.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Leon Czolgosz ranks 2,898 out of 18,182Before him are Christine Chubbuck (1944), Octavia Spencer (1972), Joan Bennett (1910), Richard Hamming (1915), Jeff Porcaro (1954), and Lesley Gore (1946). After him are William Zabka (1965), Richard F. Gordon Jr. (1929), Basil Poledouris (1945), Matt Cameron (1962), Mary-Louise Parker (1964), and Randy Schekman (1948).

Among EXTREMISTS In United States

Among extremists born in United States, Leon Czolgosz ranks 43Before him are Aldrich Ames (1941), Rodney Alcala (1943), Robert Hansen (1939), Baruch Goldstein (1956), Joseph Valachi (1904), and Sam Giancana (1908). After him are Jerry Brudos (1939), Patricia Krenwinkel (1947), Richard Chase (1950), Carl Panzram (1892), Patty Hearst (1954), and Robert Stroud (1890).