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Richard Hauptmann

1899 - 1936

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Bruno Richard Hauptmann (November 26, 1899 – April 3, 1936) was a German-born carpenter who was convicted of the abduction and murder of Charles Augustus Lindbergh, Jr., the 20-month-old son of aviator Charles Lindbergh and his wife Anne Morrow Lindbergh. The Lindbergh kidnapping became known as "The Crime of the Century". Both Hauptmann and his wife, Anna Hauptmann, proclaimed his innocence to his death, when he was executed in 1936 by electric chair at the Trenton State Prison. Anna later sued the State of New Jersey, various former police officers, the Hearst newspapers that had published pre-trial articles insisting on Hauptmann's guilt, and former prosecutor David T. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Hauptmann has received more than 1,285,319 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Richard Hauptmann is the 37th most popular mafioso, the 2,251st most popular biography from Germany and the 3rd most popular German Mafioso.

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Among mafiosos, Richard Hauptmann ranks 37 out of 52Before him are Joe Masseria, Frank Lucas, Jenny-Wanda Barkmann, Sundance Kid, Du Yuesheng, and Murder of Kitty Genovese. After him are Salvatore Maranzano, Iva Toguri D'Aquino, Vyacheslav Ivankov, Robert Hanssen, Teresa Claramunt Creus, and Jonathan Pollard.

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Among people born in 1899, Richard Hauptmann ranks 102Before him are Mart Stam, Soraya Tarzi, Max Simon, Pancho Vladigerov, Jimmie Angel, and Hermann von Oppeln-Bronikowski. After him are Marcel Achard, Charles Best, Noël Coward, Konstantinos Tsatsos, Maria Yudina, and Café Filho. Among people deceased in 1936, Richard Hauptmann ranks 73Before him are Takahashi Korekiyo, Juan de la Cierva, 1st Count of la Cierva, Nestor Lakoba, Hans Poelzig, Oscar Wisting, and Alexandros Zaimis. After him are Sergey Kamenev, José Calvo Sotelo, Oskar Barnack, Sergei Shchukin, Jean-Baptiste Charcot, and Dezső Kosztolányi.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Richard Hauptmann ranks 2,251 out of 6,142Before him are Prince Charles of Hesse-Kassel (1744), Princess Elisabeth Sophie of Saxe-Altenburg (1619), Magdalene of Brandenburg (1582), Princess Eleonore of Solms-Hohensolms-Lich (1871), Alfred Meyer (1891), and Judith of Bavaria, Duchess of Swabia (1103). After him are Wolfgang of Regensburg (924), Gustave Whitehead (1874), Max Morlock (1925), Walter Eucken (1891), Albert II, Duke of Saxony (1250), and Countess Maria Louise Albertine of Leiningen-Dagsburg-Falkenburg (1729).

Among MAFIOSOS In Germany

Among mafiosos born in Germany, Richard Hauptmann ranks 3Before him are Karl Gebhardt (1897) and Jenny-Wanda Barkmann (1922).