Sirhan Sirhan

1944 - Today

Sirhan Sirhan

Sirhan Bishara Sirhan (; Arabic: سرحان بشارة سرحان‎ Sirḥān Bišāra Sirḥān, born March 19, 1944) is a Palestinian Christian militant who assassinated United States Senator Robert F. Kennedy at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, California, on June 5, 1968; Kennedy died the following day at Good Samaritan Hospital. Sirhan was convicted of murder and is serving a life sentence at the Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility in San Diego County, California. Sirhan was born in Jerusalem to an Arab Christian family, where he attended a Lutheran school. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sirhan Sirhan has received more than 6,155,898 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 92nd most popular extremist.

Memorability Metrics

  • 6.2M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 53.95

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 30

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.85

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.26

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among extremists, Sirhan Sirhan ranks 92 out of 182Before him are Delphine LaLaurie, Shamil Basayev, Robert Stroud, Omar Abdel-Rahman, Alexandros Koryzis, and Robert Ford. After him are Andrew Cunanan, Joachim Kroll, Michel Fourniret, Marcus Fulvius Flaccus, Joseph Bonanno, and Pedro López.

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Among people born in 1944, Sirhan Sirhan ranks 143Before him are Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester, Prince Louis Ferdinand of Prussia, Michael Rosbash, Stockard Channing, Herbert Wimmer, and Norodom Ranariddh. After him are Jon Anderson, Christian de Portzamparc, Sondra Locke, Billy Cobham, Alice Walker, and G. W. Bailey.

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In Israel

Among people born in Israel, Sirhan Sirhan ranks 149 out of 294Before him are Antonius Felix (10), Ghassan Kanafani (1936), Simon bar Giora (100), Gal Gadot (1985), Eutocius of Ascalon (480), and Ivry Gitlis (1922). After him are Lusius Quietus (100), Benny Gantz (1959), Chaim Topol (1935), Taqi al-Din al-Nabhani (1909), Abdel Aziz al-Rantisi (1947), and Meir Amit (1921).

Among EXTREMISTS In Israel

Among extremists born in Israel, Sirhan Sirhan ranks 3Before him are Abu Nidal (1937) and George Habash (1926).

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