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 2,036,897 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia. Leon Czolgosz is the 106th most popular extremist (down from 93rd in 2019), the 2,785th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,410th in 2019) and the 36th most popular American Extremist.

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Among extremists, Leon Czolgosz ranks 106 out of 205Before him are Andrew Cunanan, Frank Nitti, Belle Gunness, Aldrich Ames, Mary Bell, and Marcus Fulvius Flaccus. After him are Alexandros Koryzis, Baby Face Nelson, Omar Abdel-Rahman, Aslan Usoyan, Joseph Bonanno, and Wadie Haddad.

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Among people born in 1873, Leon Czolgosz ranks 70Before him are Louis Feuillade, Radoje Domanović, Elena Stasova, Duke Adolf Friedrich of Mecklenburg, Alexey Shchusev, and Leo Fall. After him are E. D. Morel, Hans Berger, Thomas Curtis, Iuliu Maniu, Félix d'Herelle, and Józef Haller. Among people deceased in 1901, Leon Czolgosz ranks 32Before him are François-Marie Raoult, Shō Tai, Archduchess Maria Isabella of Austria, John Kemp Starley, Prince Henri of Orléans, and Leopoldo Alas. After him are Iosif Gurko, Henry Peach Robinson, Arvid Posse, Princess Januária of Brazil, Edmond Audran, and Herman Grimm.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Leon Czolgosz ranks 2,785 out of 15,968Before him are Artie Shaw (1910), Harry Dexter White (1892), John Savage (1949), Charlie Munger (1924), Benny Golson (1929), and Peter Coyote (1941). After him are Marie Tharp (1920), Steve Guttenberg (1958), Eric Schmidt (1955), Fergie (1975), Hank Aaron (1934), and Julie Newmar (1933).

Among EXTREMISTS In United States

Among extremists born in United States, Leon Czolgosz ranks 36Before him are Delphine LaLaurie (1787), Robert Hansen (1939), Gary Ridgway (1949), Charles Whitman (1941), Andrew Cunanan (1969), and Aldrich Ames (1941). After him are Baby Face Nelson (1908), Joseph Valachi (1904), Sam Giancana (1908), David Berkowitz (1953), Jerry Brudos (1939), and Baruch Goldstein (1956).