Ned Kelly

1855 - 1880

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Edward "Ned" 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 5,330,453 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Ned Kelly is the 18th most popular mafioso (up from 23rd in 2019), the 19th most popular biography from Australia (up from 38th 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.

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Among mafiosos, Ned Kelly ranks 18 out of 54Before him are Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, Bernardo Provenzano, Wyatt Earp, Meyer Lansky, Karl Gebhardt, and Julius and Ethel Rosenberg. After him are John Gotti, Mark David Chapman, Velupillai Prabhakaran, Ta Mok, Tamam Shud case, and Vito Genovese.

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Among people born in 1855, Ned Kelly ranks 9Before him are Otto Liman von Sanders, John Browning, Ivan Vladimirovich Michurin, Émile Verhaeren, Houston Stewart Chamberlain, and Percival Lowell. After him are Eleanor Marx, Ernest Chausson, Paul Deschanel, Infanta Maria Theresa of Portugal, Arthur Nikisch, and Robert Koldewey. 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 Emperor Norton, Anselm Feuerbach, Ole Bull, Michel Chasles, Oliver Winchester, and Frederick VIII, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, Ned Kelly ranks 19 out of 790Before him are Colleen McCullough (1937), Truganini (1812), Julian Assange (1971), Steve Irwin (1962), Alexander Prokhorov (1916), and Hugh Jackman (1968). After him are Peter Singer (1946), V. Gordon Childe (1892), Margot Robbie (1990), P. L. Travers (1899), John Eccles (1903), and Peter Weir (1944).

Among MAFIOSOS In Australia

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