Robert Ford

1862 - 1892

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Robert Newton Ford (January 31, 1862 – June 8, 1892) was an American outlaw best known for his assassination of Jesse James on April 3, 1882. He and his brother Charles, both members of the James–Younger Gang under James’s leadership, went on to perform paid re-enactments of the killing at publicity events. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Ford has received more than 41,419 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Robert Ford is the 130th most popular extremist (down from 91st in 2019), the 3,295th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,319th in 2019) and the 46th most popular American Extremist.

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Among extremists, Robert Ford ranks 130 out of 205Before him are Luis Posada Carriles, Robert Stroud, Harold Shipman, Patty Hearst, Louis Farrakhan, and Elisabeth Becker. After him are Jack Unterweger, Jalaluddin Haqqani, Carl Panzram, Golden State Killer, Dean Corll, and Stand Watie.

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Among people born in 1862, Robert Ford ranks 70Before him are Vilhelm Bjerknes, Sergei Nilus, Léon Boëllmann, Wil van Gogh, Theodor Boveri, and Okakura Kakuzō. After him are Prince Alfons of Bavaria, William Wallace Campbell, Agnes Pockels, Abram Arkhipov, Alimardan Topchubashov, and Alexander Guchkov. Among people deceased in 1892, Robert Ford ranks 42Before him are Afanasy Fet, Jan Czerski, Anthon van Rappard, Ernest Guiraud, Charles Lavigerie, and Sir William Bowman, 1st Baronet. After him are Carlo Cafiero, Alexander Mackenzie, Enrico Betti, Abdyl Frashëri, Albert Aurier, and Archibald Scott Couper.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert Ford ranks 3,295 out of 15,968Before him are Richard S. Hamilton (1943), Leslie Easterbrook (1949), Milo Ventimiglia (1977), Ice Cube (1969), Bonnie Bedelia (1948), and Scott Bradley (1891). After him are George M. Dallas (1792), Eric Hoffer (1898), George Ellery Hale (1868), Lauren German (1978), Arthur Janov (1924), and Allen Klein (1931).

Among EXTREMISTS In United States

Among extremists born in United States, Robert Ford ranks 46Before him are David Berkowitz (1953), Jerry Brudos (1939), Baruch Goldstein (1956), Robert Stroud (1890), Patty Hearst (1954), and Louis Farrakhan (1933). After him are Carl Panzram (1892), Golden State Killer (1945), Dean Corll (1939), Stand Watie (1806), Nancy Spungen (1958), and Richard Ramirez (1960).