Patty Hearst

1954 - Today

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Patricia Campbell Hearst (born February 20, 1954) is an American author and actress, and a granddaughter of American publishing magnate William Randolph Hearst. She first became known for the events following her 1974 kidnapping by the Symbionese Liberation Army. She was found and arrested 19 months after being abducted, by which time she was a fugitive wanted for serious crimes committed with members of the group. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Patty Hearst has received more than 10,138,494 page views. Her biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Patty Hearst is the 128th most popular extremist (down from 105th in 2019), the 3,205th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,836th in 2019) and the 44th most popular American Extremist.

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Among extremists, Patty Hearst ranks 128 out of 205Before her are Anton Graf von Arco auf Valley, Josef Blösche, Perkin Warbeck, Luis Posada Carriles, Robert Stroud, and Harold Shipman. After her are Louis Farrakhan, Elisabeth Becker, Robert Ford, Jack Unterweger, Jalaluddin Haqqani, and Carl Panzram.

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Among people born in 1954, Patty Hearst ranks 108Before her are Jane Campion, Milan Martić, Karin Fossum, Lorraine Bracco, Jeff Porcaro, and Hermann Tilke. After her are Bobby Sands, Mirza Delibašić, Jens Galschiøt, David Lee Roth, Patsy Reddy, and James Pickens Jr..

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Patty Hearst ranks 3,205 out of 15,968Before her are Henry Fairfield Osborn (1857), Edward Kasner (1878), Diana Serra Cary (1918), René Auberjonois (1940), Fred Quimby (1886), and Rosemary Clooney (1928). After her are Erica Jong (1942), Eric F. Wieschaus (1947), Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892), Scott Walker (1943), Calista Flockhart (1964), and Josephine Chaplin (1949).

Among EXTREMISTS In United States

Among extremists born in United States, Patty Hearst ranks 44Before her are Joseph Valachi (1904), Sam Giancana (1908), David Berkowitz (1953), Jerry Brudos (1939), Baruch Goldstein (1956), and Robert Stroud (1890). After her are Louis Farrakhan (1933), Robert Ford (1862), Carl Panzram (1892), Golden State Killer (1945), Dean Corll (1939), and Stand Watie (1806).