Robert Pickton

1949 - Today

Robert Pickton

Robert William "Willy" Pickton (born 24 October 1949) is a Canadian serial killer who was convicted in 2007 of the second-degree murders of six women. Arrested in 2002, he was the subject of a lengthy investigation that yielded evidence of numerous other murders. Pickton was charged with the deaths of an additional twenty women, many of them from Vancouver's Downtown Eastside, but these charges were stayed by the Crown in 2010. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Pickton has received more than 2,761,477 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 166th most popular extremist.

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  • 16

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  • 3.36

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among extremists, Robert Pickton ranks 164 out of 182Before her are John List, Joseph Paul Franklin, Zacarias Moussaoui, Yoo Young-chul, Ramzi Yousef, and Dawood Ibrahim. After her are Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, Abubakar Shekau, Anwar al-Awlaki, Karla Homolka, Ziad Jarrah, and Seung-Hui Cho.

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Among people born in 1949, Robert Pickton ranks 424Before her are Ann Druyan, Farida Jalal, Claude Papi, Lauren Shuler Donner, Han Duck-soo, and Parveen Babi. After her are Bill O'Reilly, Helmut Kremers, Ric Ocasek, Ed Begley Jr., Fayez Tarawneh, and Lori Sandri.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Robert Pickton ranks 395 out of 840Before her are Mia Kirshner (1975), Shannon Tweed (1957), Sarah Chalke (1976), Carly Rae Jepsen (1985), Erica Durance (1978), and Leslie Hope (1965). After her are Ted Cruz (1970), Mac DeMarco (1990), Deryck Whibley (1980), Roberta Bondar (1945), Daniel Gillies (1976), and Farley Mowat (1921).

Among EXTREMISTS In Canada

Among extremists born in Canada, Robert Pickton ranks 1After her are Karla Homolka (1970) and Luka Magnotta (1982).

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