Ned Kelly

1855 - 1880

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Edward Kelly (December 1854 – 11 November 1880) was an Australian bushranger, outlaw, gang leader and convicted police-murderer. One of the last bushrangers, he is known for wearing a suit of bulletproof armour during his final shootout with the police. Kelly was born in the then–British colony of Victoria as the third of eight children to Irish parents. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ned Kelly has received more than 7,049,634 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Ned Kelly is the 21st most popular mafioso (down from 20th in 2019), the 33rd most popular biography from Australia (down from 29th in 2019) and the most popular Australian Mafioso.

Ned Kelly is most famous for being an Australian outlaw who led a gang of bushrangers in the late 1800s.

Memorability Metrics

  • 7.0M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 60.42

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 39

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.31

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.53

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Ned Kellies by language

Over the past year Ned Kelly has had the most page views in the with 783,472 views, followed by German (45,613), and Simple English (35,774). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Thai (63.87%), Catalan (55.85%), and Simple English (48.34%)


Among mafiosos, Ned Kelly ranks 21 out of 70Before him are Mark David Chapman, Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, Wyatt Earp, John Gotti, Semion Mogilevich, and Velupillai Prabhakaran. After him are Ta Mok, Tamam Shud case, Vito Genovese, Vito Cascio Ferro, Jenny-Wanda Barkmann, and Salvatore Giuliano.

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Among people born in 1855, Ned Kelly ranks 13Before him are Eleanor Marx, Ivan Vladimirovich Michurin, Ernest Chausson, Percival Lowell, Paul Deschanel, and Infanta Maria Theresa of Portugal. After him are Robert Koldewey, Paul-Jacques Curie, Živojin Mišić, Arthur Nikisch, Inukai Tsuyoshi, and Robert de Montesquiou. Among people deceased in 1880, Ned Kelly ranks 8Before him are Jacques Offenbach, Maria Alexandrovna, George Eliot, Paul Broca, Henryk Wieniawski, and William Lassell. After him are Anselm Feuerbach, Michel Chasles, Emperor Norton, Bettino Ricasoli, Frederick VIII, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein, and Édouard Séguin.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, Ned Kelly ranks 33 out of 1,143Before him are Peter Singer (1946), Macfarlane Burnet (1899), Steve Irwin (1962), John Cornforth (1917), P. L. Travers (1899), and Lionel Logue (1880). After him are Tamam Shud case (1903), John Noble (1948), Kylie Minogue (1968), Joan Sutherland (1926), Alan Jones (1946), and Lisa Gerrard (1961).

Among MAFIOSOS In Australia

Among mafiosos born in Australia, Ned Kelly ranks 1After him are Tamam Shud case (1903).