Robert Hanssen

1944 - Today

Robert Hanssen

Robert Philip Hanssen (born April 18, 1944) is a former Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agent who spied for Soviet and Russian intelligence services against the United States from 1979 to 2001. His espionage was described by the Department of Justice as "possibly the worst intelligence disaster in U.S. history." He is currently serving 15 consecutive life sentences at ADX Florence, a federal supermax prison near Florence, Colorado. In 1979, three years after joining the FBI, Hanssen approached the Soviet Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU) to offer his services, launching his first espionage cycle, which lasted until 1981. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Hanssen has received more than 4,190,361 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 33rd most popular mafioso.

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Among mafiosos, Robert Hanssen ranks 34 out of 45Before him are Semion Mogilevich, Sundance Kid, Jeffrey Epstein, Teresa Claramunt Creus, Salomon Morel, and Leo Frank. After him are Belle Starr, Jonathan Pollard, Iva Toguri D'Aquino, Kenneth Lay, Sergei Magnitsky, and Assata Shakur.

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Among people born in 1944, Robert Hanssen ranks 270Before him are Ray Davies, Alexander Vencel, Günter Verheugen, Bruno Platter, Yury Romanenko, and Storm Thorgerson. After him are Haim Saban, Raoul Lambert, Louis-Marie Ling Mangkhanekhoun, Wolfgang Weber, Naná Vasconcelos, and Teri Garr.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert Hanssen ranks 4,190 out of 12,171Before him are Lou Costello (1906), Louis C.K. (1967), Jack Kramer (1921), Gary Kildall (1942), Chandra Wilson (1969), and Shirley Jones (1934). After him are Daniel Burnham (1846), Bruce McGill (1950), Sarah Clarke (1972), Richard Linklater (1960), Ed Begley (1901), and Bob King (1906).

Among MAFIOSOS In United States

Among mafiosos born in United States, Robert Hanssen ranks 16Before him are John Gotti (1940), Mark David Chapman (1955), Frank Lucas (1930), Richard Kuklinski (1935), Sundance Kid (1867), and Leo Frank (1884). After him are Belle Starr (1848), Jonathan Pollard (1954), Kenneth Lay (1942), Assata Shakur (1947), and Troy Davis (1968).