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Mark David Chapman

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Mark David Chapman (born May 10, 1955) is an American man who murdered former Beatles member John Lennon in New York City on December 8, 1980. As Lennon walked into the archway of his apartment building The Dakota, Chapman shot Lennon from a few yards away with a Charter Arms Undercover .38 Special revolver. Lennon was hit four times from the back. Chapman remained at the scene reading J. D. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mark David Chapman has received more than 12,659,699 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Mark David Chapman is the 18th most popular mafioso (up from 19th in 2019), the 1,020th most popular biography from United States (down from 915th in 2019) and the 10th most popular American Mafioso.

Mark David Chapman is most famous for assassinating John Lennon.

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Among mafiosos, Mark David Chapman ranks 18 out of 52Before him are Meyer Lansky, Karl Gebhardt, Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, Bernardo Provenzano, Tamam Shud case, and Wyatt Earp. After him are John Gotti, Ned Kelly, Amado Carrillo Fuentes, Richard Kuklinski, Vito Genovese, and Semion Mogilevich.

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Among people born in 1955, Mark David Chapman ranks 33Before him are Marcelo Bielsa, Kris Jenner, Billy Bob Thornton, Dodi Fayed, Whoopi Goldberg, and Björn Andrésen. After him are Roland Emmerich, Gary Sinise, Mariano Rajoy, John Grisham, Jeff Koons, and Héctor Cúper.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Mark David Chapman ranks 1,020 out of 18,182Before him are Percival Lowell (1855), Jean Webster (1876), Anne Hathaway (1982), Robert W. Holley (1922), Chester Bennington (1976), and Ed Wood (1924). After him are Lee Miller (1907), R. Lee Ermey (1944), Thomas Huckle Weller (1915), John Holmes (1944), Chris Isaak (1956), and Jerry Bruckheimer (1943).

Among MAFIOSOS In United States

Among mafiosos born in United States, Mark David Chapman ranks 10Before him are Jesse James (1847), Jack Ruby (1911), Frank Abagnale (1948), Bernie Madoff (1938), Jeffrey Epstein (1953), and Wyatt Earp (1848). After him are John Gotti (1940), Richard Kuklinski (1935), Frank Lucas (1930), Sundance Kid (1867), Iva Toguri D'Aquino (1916), and Robert Hanssen (1944).