Mary Bell

1957 - Today

Mary Bell

Mary Flora Bell (born 26 May 1957) is an English woman who, as a child aged 10–11 in 1968, strangled two young boys to death in Scotswood, a district in the West End of Newcastle upon Tyne. She was convicted in December 1968 of the manslaughter of Martin Brown (aged 4) and Brian Howe (aged 3).Since her release from prison in 1980, she has lived under a series of pseudonyms. Her identity has been protected by a court order, which has also been extended to protect the identity of her daughter. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mary Bell has received more than 3,083,483 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 110th most popular extremist.

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Among extremists, Mary Bell ranks 110 out of 182Before her are Stand Watie, Carl Panzram, Jonathan Wild, Nedeljko Čabrinović, Joseph Valachi, and David Berkowitz. After her are John Bodkin Adams, Aldrich Ames, Leopold and Loeb, Richard Ramirez, Harold Shipman, and Robert Hansen.

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Among people born in 1957, Mary Bell ranks 72Before her are Qasem Soleimani, Thierry Boutsen, Steve Lukather, Roch Marc Christian Kaboré, Cynthia Rothrock, and Faustin-Archange Touadéra. After her are Dan Castellaneta, Afrika Bambaataa, Hwang Kyo-ahn, Ted Levine, Peter North, and José Sócrates.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Mary Bell ranks 1,890 out of 5,347Before her are Barbara Palmer, 1st Duchess of Cleveland (1640), Eric Knight (1897), John Hadley (1682), John Gilbert Baker (1834), Maurice Evans (1901), and Beorhtric of Wessex (800). After her are Dennis Viollet (1933), E. Nesbit (1858), Lewis Gilbert (1920), Arnold Toynbee (1852), Jonny Lee Miller (1972), and Julian of Norwich (1342).

Among EXTREMISTS In United Kingdom

Among extremists born in United Kingdom, Mary Bell ranks 6Before her are Sawney Bean (1600), Emily Davison (1872), Emperor Norton (1818), John Adams (1767), and Jonathan Wild (1683). After her are John Bodkin Adams (1899), Harold Shipman (1946), John Haigh (null), Dennis Nilsen (1945), Dick Turpin (1705), and Peter Sutcliffe (1946).