Marc Dutroux

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Marc Paul Alain Dutroux (French: [dytʀu]; born 6 November 1956) is a Belgian convicted serial killer, rapist, and child molester. Dutroux was convicted in 1989 for the abduction and rape of five young girls, with his then-wife Michelle Martin and other accomplices. He was released on parole after three years in prison.In 1996, Dutroux was arrested on suspicion of having kidnapped, tortured and sexually abused six girls aged between 8 and 19, four of whom died. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marc Dutroux has received more than 1,804,106 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Marc Dutroux is the 68th most popular extremist (up from 70th in 2019), the 154th most popular biography from Belgium (up from 177th in 2019) and the most popular Belgian Extremist.

Marc Dutroux is most famous for being a convicted serial killer and child molester who was arrested in 1996. He was convicted of the kidnapping, rape, and murder of five girls, as well as the rape and murder of four other girls.

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Among extremists, Marc Dutroux ranks 68 out of 205Before him are Henri Désiré Landru, Friedrich Jeckeln, Edmund Kemper, Boris Savinkov, Oskar Gröning, and Aileen Wuornos. After him are Vincenzo Peruggia, Anders Behring Breivik, Jean II, Duke of Alençon, Sada Abe, Carlo Gambino, and Jeffrey Dahmer.

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Among people born in 1956, Marc Dutroux ranks 38Before him are Eric Roberts, Maria Teresa, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, Anthony Bourdain, Leslie Cheung, Steve Harris, and Aileen Wuornos. After him are Zbigniew Boniek, Kim Cattrall, Ingemar Stenmark, Michael Connelly, David Caruso, and John Lydon.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Marc Dutroux ranks 154 out of 899Before him are Heinrich Isaac (1450), Pierre De Geyter (1848), Charles-Joseph, 7th Prince of Ligne (1735), Prince Charles, Count of Flanders (1903), Blanche of Namur (1320), and Luce Irigaray (1930). After him are Cipriano de Rore (1515), Princess Clémentine of Belgium (1872), Paul Van Himst (1943), John Langenus (1891), Constantin Meunier (1831), and Godfried Danneels (1933).

Among EXTREMISTS In Belgium

Among extremists born in Belgium, Marc Dutroux ranks 1After him are Perkin Warbeck (1474).