Robert Stroud

1890 - 1963

Robert Stroud

Robert Franklin Stroud (January 28, 1890 – November 21, 1963), known as the "Birdman of Alcatraz", was a convicted murderer, American federal prisoner and author who has been cited as one of the most notorious criminals in the United States. During his time at Leavenworth Penitentiary, he reared and sold birds and became a respected ornithologist, although regulations did not allow him to keep birds at Alcatraz, where he was incarcerated from 1942 to 1959. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Stroud has received more than 1,453,510 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 88th most popular extremist.

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Among extremists, Robert Stroud ranks 88 out of 182Before him are Luciano Leggio, Machine Gun Kelly, Horst Mahler, Susan Atkins, Delphine LaLaurie, and Shamil Basayev. After him are Omar Abdel-Rahman, Alexandros Koryzis, Robert Ford, Sirhan Sirhan, Andrew Cunanan, and Joachim Kroll.

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Among people born in 1890, Robert Stroud ranks 74Before him are Norman Bethune, Bacha Khan, Adolf Schärf, Evert Taube, Béla Miklós, and Bechara El Khoury. After him are Walter Weiß, Seiichi Itō, Jelly Roll Morton, Yoshio Nishina, Zeki Velidi Togan, and Duke Kahanamoku. Among people deceased in 1963, Robert Stroud ranks 51Before him are Princess Alexandra of Hanover, Remedios Varo, Jacob Gade, Sivananda Saraswati, W. E. B. Du Bois, and Jacobus Oud. After him are Herbert Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel, Elmore James, Ferenc Fricsay, Seth Barnes Nicholson, Alexander Marinesko, and Adrian Carton de Wiart.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert Stroud ranks 2,186 out of 12,171Before him are Steve Carell (1962), James M. Cain (1892), William M. Branham (1909), Eva Longoria (1975), Robert Garrett (1875), and Darren Aronofsky (1969). After him are Freddie King (1934), Eugene Nida (1914), Henry L. Stimson (1867), Annie Oakley (1860), Lucille Ball (1911), and Thomas P. Stafford (1930).

Among EXTREMISTS In United States

Among extremists born in United States, Robert Stroud ranks 29Before him are Whitey Bulger (1929), Edmund Kemper (1948), Aileen Wuornos (1956), Gary Ridgway (1949), Machine Gun Kelly (1895), and Susan Atkins (1948). After him are Robert Ford (1862), Andrew Cunanan (1969), Charles Whitman (1941), Patty Hearst (1954), Stand Watie (1806), and Joseph Valachi (1904).