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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 6,104,733 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Ned Kelly is the 20th most popular mafioso (down from 17th in 2019), the 29th most popular biography from Australia (down from 19th in 2019) and the 2nd 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 20 out of 52Before him are Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, Bernardo Provenzano, Tamam Shud case, Wyatt Earp, Mark David Chapman, and John Gotti. After him are Amado Carrillo Fuentes, Richard Kuklinski, Vito Genovese, Semion Mogilevich, Velupillai Prabhakaran, and Ta Mok.

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Among people born in 1855, Ned Kelly ranks 12Before him are Émile Verhaeren, Ernest Chausson, Eleanor Marx, Percival Lowell, Ivan Vladimirovich Michurin, and Paul Deschanel. After him are Robert de Montesquiou, Infanta Maria Theresa of Portugal, Arthur Nikisch, Robert Koldewey, Paul-Jacques Curie, and Georges Rodenbach. Among people deceased in 1880, Ned Kelly ranks 9Before him are Maria Alexandrovna, George Eliot, Paul Broca, Henryk Wieniawski, Emperor Norton, and William Lassell. After him are Anselm Feuerbach, Michel Chasles, Frederick VIII, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein, John Sutter, Oliver Winchester, and Édouard Séguin.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, Ned Kelly ranks 29 out of 925Before him are Elizabeth Blackburn (1948), V. Gordon Childe (1892), Margot Robbie (1990), Alexander Prokhorov (1916), Peter Weir (1944), and Joan Sutherland (1926). After him are Robin Warren (1937), Kylie Minogue (1968), Macfarlane Burnet (1899), P. L. Travers (1899), Roy Emerson (1936), and Howard Florey (1898).

Among MAFIOSOS In Australia

Among mafiosos born in Australia, Ned Kelly ranks 2Before him are Tamam Shud case (1903).