Patty Hearst

1954 - Today

Patty Hearst

Patricia Campbell Hearst (born February 20, 1954) is an American author and actress, and a granddaughter of American publishing magnate William Randolph Hearst. She became internationally known for events following her 1974 kidnapping by the left-wing terrorist 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 8,496,735 page views. Her biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 103rd most popular extremist.

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  • 52.13

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  • 30

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.20

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.97

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among extremists, Patty Hearst ranks 103 out of 182Before her are Joseph Bonanno, Pedro López, Wadie Haddad, Charles Whitman, Béla Kiss, and Baby Face Nelson. After her are Stand Watie, Carl Panzram, Jonathan Wild, Nedeljko Čabrinović, Joseph Valachi, and David Berkowitz.

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Among people born in 1954, Patty Hearst ranks 91Before her are Elvis Costello, Jeff Porcaro, Prince Ernst August of Hanover, Cindy Sherman, Hermann Tilke, and Uli Jon Roth. After her are Ahmed Dogan, Oscar, Karin Fossum, Milan Martić, Francisco Guterres, and Bruno Metsu.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Patty Hearst ranks 2,838 out of 12,171Before her are Annie Proulx (1935), Laurie Holden (1969), Vonda N. McIntyre (1948), Maila Nurmi (1922), Paul Romer (1955), and Jay Wright Forrester (1918). After her are Jack Johnson (1878), Rufus Wainwright (1973), Julia Ann (1969), Thomas Gordon (1918), Curtis Hanson (1945), and Eric F. Wieschaus (1947).

Among EXTREMISTS In United States

Among extremists born in United States, Patty Hearst ranks 33Before her are Machine Gun Kelly (1895), Susan Atkins (1948), Robert Stroud (1890), Robert Ford (1862), Andrew Cunanan (1969), and Charles Whitman (1941). After her are Stand Watie (1806), Joseph Valachi (1904), David Berkowitz (1953), Aldrich Ames (1941), Leopold and Loeb (1905), and Richard Ramirez (1960).