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Robert Hansen

1939 - 2014

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Robert Christian Hansen (February 15, 1939 – August 21, 2014), known in the media as the Butcher Baker, was an American serial killer. Between 1971 and 1983, Hansen abducted, raped, and murdered at least seventeen women in and around Anchorage, Alaska; he hunted many of them down in the wilderness with a Ruger Mini-14 and a knife. He was arrested and convicted in 1983, and was sentenced to 461 years without the possibility of parole. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Hansen has received more than 6,311,796 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Robert Hansen is the 117th most popular extremist (down from 90th in 2019), the 2,567th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,063rd in 2019) and the 39th most popular American Extremist.

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Among extremists, Robert Hansen ranks 117 out of 209Before him are Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, Cleveland Torso Murderer, Elisabeth Becker, Aldrich Ames, Peter Sutcliffe, and Rodney Alcala. After him are Mary Ann Cotton, Joseph Bonanno, Dokka Umarov, Baruch Goldstein, Belle Gunness, and Mohamed Atta.

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Among people born in 1939, Robert Hansen ranks 140Before him are Susan Flannery, George Hamilton, Ali Farka Touré, Eduard Kukan, Adelardo Rodríguez, and Leo Brouwer. After him are Sultan bin Muhammad Al-Qasimi, Sal Mineo, James Fox, Nobuyuki Oishi, Bertrand Blier, and Wendy Carlos. Among people deceased in 2014, Robert Hansen ranks 111Before him are Richard Bull, Milan Galić, Tatiana Samoilova, Leo Tindemans, Manitas de Plata, and Riz Ortolani. After him are Edward Herrmann, Ralph Waite, Ernst Albrecht, Carlo Bergonzi, Ana María Matute, and Wolfhart Pannenberg.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert Hansen ranks 2,567 out of 18,182Before him are Stephen Foster (1826), John Adams (1947), Chuck Palahniuk (1962), Janet Jackson (1966), Bob Cousy (1928), and Cissy Houston (1933). After him are Edward Herrmann (1943), Thomas Eakins (1844), Melissa McCarthy (1970), David Duke (1950), Alvin Plantinga (1932), and Patricia Arquette (1968).

Among EXTREMISTS In United States

Among extremists born in United States, Robert Hansen ranks 39Before him are Charles Whitman (1941), Delphine LaLaurie (1787), Andrew Cunanan (1969), Baby Face Nelson (1908), Aldrich Ames (1941), and Rodney Alcala (1943). After him are Baruch Goldstein (1956), Joseph Valachi (1904), Sam Giancana (1908), Leon Czolgosz (1873), Jerry Brudos (1939), and Patricia Krenwinkel (1947).