Richard Kuklinski

1935 - 2006

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Richard Leonard Kuklinski (; April 11, 1935 – March 5, 2006) also known as The Iceman, was an American criminal and convicted murderer. Kuklinski was engaged in criminal activities for most of his adult life. He ran a burglary ring and distributed pirated pornography. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Kuklinski has received more than 7,641,092 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Richard Kuklinski is the 32nd most popular mafioso (down from 27th in 2019), the 2,155th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,064th in 2019) and the 15th most popular American Mafioso.

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Among mafiosos, Richard Kuklinski ranks 32 out of 54Before him are Salvatore Giuliano, Griselda Blanco, Amado Carrillo Fuentes, Sundance Kid, Semion Mogilevich, and Frank Lucas. After him are Jenny-Wanda Barkmann, Salvatore Maranzano, Du Yuesheng, Salomon Morel, Robert Hanssen, and Teresa Claramunt Creus.

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Among people born in 1935, Richard Kuklinski ranks 101Before him are Carl Andre, Dharmendra, Vladislav Volkov, Jan Saudek, Ron Paul, and Thomas Keneally. After him are David Lodge, Terry Riley, Jack Kemp, Jack Charlton, Charles Duke, and Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr. Among people deceased in 2006, Richard Kuklinski ranks 84Before him are Ryutaro Hashimoto, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, Zoia Ceaușescu, Shin Sang-ok, Pramoedya Ananta Toer, and Allen Carr. After him are P. F. Strawson, Walerian Borowczyk, Betty Friedan, Ali Farka Touré, Elias Hrawi, and María Capovilla.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Richard Kuklinski ranks 2,155 out of 15,968Before him are Ron Paul (1935), Michael P. Anderson (1959), Fredric Jameson (1934), Agnes Moorehead (1900), Victor Mature (1913), and Ruth Gordon (1896). After him are John Grinder (1940), Stevie Nicks (1948), Michael Jeter (1952), Wes Anderson (1969), George Strait (1952), and Ray Harryhausen (1920).

Among MAFIOSOS In United States

Among mafiosos born in United States, Richard Kuklinski ranks 15Before him are Wyatt Earp (1848), Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (1918), John Gotti (1940), Mark David Chapman (1955), Sundance Kid (1867), and Frank Lucas (1930). After him are Robert Hanssen (1944), Belle Starr (1848), Iva Toguri D'Aquino (1916), Jonathan Pollard (1954), Kenneth Lay (1942), and Assata Shakur (1947).