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. He committed at least five murders between 1980 and 1984. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Kuklinski has received more than 8,206,332 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Richard Kuklinski is the 22nd most popular mafioso (up from 31st in 2019), the 1,439th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,154th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Mafioso.

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Among mafiosos, Richard Kuklinski ranks 22 out of 52Before him are Tamam Shud case, Wyatt Earp, Mark David Chapman, John Gotti, Ned Kelly, and Amado Carrillo Fuentes. After him are Vito Genovese, Semion Mogilevich, Velupillai Prabhakaran, Ta Mok, Khun Sa, and Salvatore Giuliano.

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Among people born in 1935, Richard Kuklinski ranks 58Before him are Abdou Diouf, Ken Kesey, Lorenzo Bandini, Toni Sailer, Pranab Mukherjee, and Pepe. After him are Gnassingbé Eyadéma, Forough Farrokhzad, Viktor Bryukhanov, John Saxon, Akira Kitaguchi, and Maj Sjöwall. Among people deceased in 2006, Richard Kuklinski ranks 55Before him are Mariska Veres, Romano Mussolini, Shamil Basayev, Claude Jade, Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and Glenn Ford. After him are Betty Friedan, Richard Fleischer, James Van Allen, Karel Appel, Joachim Fest, and Ta Mok.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Richard Kuklinski ranks 1,439 out of 18,182Before him are Kathryn Joosten (1939), Vernon L. Smith (1927), Mario Lanza (1921), Helen Hunt (1963), Tom Skerritt (1933), and Daniel Nathans (1928). After him are Mariah Carey (1969), Dorothy Vaughan (1910), Robert Whittaker (1920), Tyrone Power (1914), Allen Dulles (1893), and Joseph Cotten (1905).

Among MAFIOSOS In United States

Among mafiosos born in United States, Richard Kuklinski ranks 12Before him are Frank Abagnale (1948), Bernie Madoff (1938), Jeffrey Epstein (1953), Wyatt Earp (1848), Mark David Chapman (1955), and John Gotti (1940). After him are Frank Lucas (1930), Sundance Kid (1867), Iva Toguri D'Aquino (1916), Robert Hanssen (1944), Jonathan Pollard (1954), and Vincent Gigante (1928).