Omar Mateen

1986 - 2016

Omar Mateen

Omar Mir Seddique (November 16, 1986 – June 12, 2016), also known as Omar Mateen, was an American mass murderer and domestic terrorist who killed 49 people and wounded 53 others in a mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, on June 12, 2016, before he was killed in a shootout with the local police. It was the deadliest shooting by a single shooter in United States history until the Las Vegas Strip shooting on October 1, 2017. Before the shooting, he had been investigated for connections to terrorism by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in 2013 and 2014. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Omar Mateen has received more than 2,454,080 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 181st most popular extremist.

Memorability Metrics

  • 2.5M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 22.91

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.76

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.74

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among extremists, Omar Mateen ranks 180 out of 182Before him are Wail al-Shehri, Colin Pitchfork, Tommy Robinson, Luka Magnotta, Hakimullah Mehsud, and Jared Fogle. After him are James Holmes.

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Among people born in 1986, Omar Mateen ranks 840Before him are Daniel Cambronero, Tomáš Košický, Kerstin Thiele, Tatiana Kosintseva, André Moritz, and Ellen Hoog. After him are Bruno Lopes, Roger Espinoza, Aleksandr Ryazantsev, Masako Hozumi, Cha Dong-min, and Yuliya Chermoshanskaya. Among people deceased in 2016, Omar Mateen ranks 426Before him are Pat Summitt, Dalian Atkinson, Matheus Biteco, Antoine Demoitié, Tera Wray, and Estelle Balet. After him are Kalpana, Amjad Sabri, Qandeel Baloch, Robert Abajyan, Pratyusha Banerjee, and Ivan Bukavshin.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Omar Mateen ranks 11,573 out of 12,171Before him are Ryan Crouser (1992), Tony Leondis (1967), Haley Ramm (1992), Brea Grant (1981), Montel Williams (1956), and Jon Foster (1984). After him are Leo Howard (1997), Ari Graynor (1983), Zach Woods (1984), Bun B (1973), Randy Foye (1983), and Rajeev Ram (1984).

Among EXTREMISTS In United States

Among extremists born in United States, Omar Mateen ranks 54Before him are Golden State Killer (1945), John Hinckley Jr. (1955), Joseph Paul Franklin (1950), Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold (1981), Anwar al-Awlaki (1971), and Jared Fogle (1977).