Leopold and Loeb

1905 - 1936

Leopold and Loeb

Nathan Freudenthal Leopold Jr. (November 19, 1904 – August 29, 1971) and Richard Albert Loeb (; June 11, 1905 – January 28, 1936), usually referred to collectively as Leopold and Loeb, were two wealthy students at the University of Chicago who in May 1924 kidnapped and murdered 14-year-old Bobby Franks in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leopold and Loeb has received more than 2,730,476 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 113th most popular extremist.

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Among extremists, Leopold and Loeb ranks 113 out of 182Before her are Nedeljko Čabrinović, Joseph Valachi, David Berkowitz, Mary Bell, John Bodkin Adams, and Aldrich Ames. After her are Richard Ramirez, Harold Shipman, Robert Hansen, Dennis Rader, Bugs Moran, and Luis Posada Carriles.

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Among people born in 1905, Leopold and Loeb ranks 123Before her are Ángel Bossio, Jacinto Quincoces, Hiroshi Inagaki, Nihal Atsız, Osvaldo Pugliese, and Robert Donat. After her are László Benedek, Joan Coromines, Gertrude Ederle, Grigori Kozintsev, Louis Rosier, and Helen Wills. Among people deceased in 1936, Leopold and Loeb ranks 88Before her are Charles Curtis, Dezső Kosztolányi, Fatma Aliye Topuz, Wilhelm Meyer-Lübke, Juliette Adam, and Georgios Kondylis. After her are Svetozar Pribićević, Johan Turi, Alexander Guchkov, Karl Buresch, John Gilbert, and Conrad Böcker.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Leopold and Loeb ranks 3,154 out of 12,171Before her are Black Hawk (1767), Dyan Cannon (1937), Crawford Long (1815), Monica Potter (1971), Billy Preston (1946), and Mabel Normand (1892). After her are Winslow Homer (1836), David Duke (1950), Diane Baker (1938), Ron McGovney (1962), Barbara Kruger (1945), and Winfield Scott (1786).

Among EXTREMISTS In United States

Among extremists born in United States, Leopold and Loeb ranks 38Before her are Charles Whitman (1941), Patty Hearst (1954), Stand Watie (1806), Joseph Valachi (1904), David Berkowitz (1953), and Aldrich Ames (1941). After her are Richard Ramirez (1960), Robert Hansen (1939), Dennis Rader (1945), Bugs Moran (1893), Louis Farrakhan (1933), and Nancy Spungen (1958).