Richard Kuklinski

1935 - 2006

Richard Kuklinski

Richard Leonard Kuklinski (; April 11, 1935 – March 5, 2006) was an American murderer and hitman. In 1988, he was sentenced to life imprisonment after being convicted of killing two members of his burglary gang and two other associates. In 2003, he received an additional 30-year sentence after confessing to the murder of a mob-connected police officer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Kuklinski has received more than 6,092,099 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 26th most popular mafioso.

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Among mafiosos, Richard Kuklinski ranks 27 out of 45Before him are Ta Mok, Frank Lucas, Ned Kelly, Vito Genovese, Salvatore Giuliano, and Jenny-Wanda Barkmann. After him are Semion Mogilevich, Sundance Kid, Jeffrey Epstein, Teresa Claramunt Creus, Salomon Morel, and Leo Frank.

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Among people born in 1935, Richard Kuklinski ranks 98Before him are Mário Coluna, Marc Augé, Princess Elisabeth of Denmark, Ján Popluhár, Azzedine Alaïa, and Tsutomu Hata. After him are Alfonso López Trujillo, Luis del Sol, Dharmendra, Orlando Peçanha, Wang Hongwen, and Sergei Yursky. Among people deceased in 2006, Richard Kuklinski ranks 81Before him are Coretta Scott King, Ali Farka Touré, Mako, Pramoedya Ananta Toer, Allan Kaprow, and Telê Santana. After him are Shamil Basayev, P. F. Strawson, Jack Warden, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, Anna Moffo, and Silva Kaputikyan.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Richard Kuklinski ranks 2,064 out of 12,171Before him are Lewis Mumford (1895), Benny Golson (1929), Eddie Constantine (1913), Ward Cunningham (1949), Ry Cooder (1947), and Sylvia Miles (1924). After him are Edward Witten (1951), Chris Noth (1954), Bill Bixby (1934), Madeleine Stowe (1958), Walter Lantz (1899), and Edward Gorey (1925).

Among MAFIOSOS In United States

Among mafiosos born in United States, Richard Kuklinski ranks 13Before him are Frank Abagnale (1948), Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (null), Wyatt Earp (1848), John Gotti (1940), Mark David Chapman (1955), and Frank Lucas (1930). After him are Sundance Kid (1867), Leo Frank (1884), Robert Hanssen (1944), Belle Starr (1848), Jonathan Pollard (1954), and Kenneth Lay (1942).