Stanley Williams

1953 - 2005

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Stanley Tookie Williams III (December 29, 1953 – December 13, 2005) was an American gangster who co-founded and led the Crips gang in Los Angeles. He and Raymond Washington formed an alliance in 1971 that established the Crips as Los Angeles' first major African-American street gang. During the 1970s, Williams was the de facto leader of the Crips and the prominent crime boss in South Central Los Angeles.Williams' activities with the Crips ended in 1979 when he was arrested for the murder of four people during two robberies. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stanley Williams has received more than 3,432,956 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Stanley Williams is the 149th most popular extremist (down from 147th in 2019), the 4,059th most popular biography from United States (up from 5,049th in 2019) and the 54th most popular American Extremist.

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Among extremists, Stanley Williams ranks 149 out of 205Before him are Tsutomu Miyazaki, Dmitry Ilyich Ulyanov, Anatoly Onoprienko, Dokka Umarov, Matteo Messina Denaro, and Mohamed Atta. After him are Charles Starkweather, Bugs Moran, Rodney Alcala, Yigal Amir, Jan-Carl Raspe, and Richard Chase.

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Among people born in 1953, Stanley Williams ranks 139Before him are Sophie Calle, Sergio Castellitto, Lyle Mays, Kathleen Kennedy, David Chipperfield, and Steve Jackson. After him are Carlos Mesa, Paul Haggis, Myung-whun Chung, Howard Schultz, Klaus Wowereit, and Toyohito Mochizuki. Among people deceased in 2005, Stanley Williams ranks 135Before him are Yevgeny Grishin, Eddie Albert, Maurice Hilleman, István Nyers, Frank Gorshin, and Dan O'Herlihy. After him are Tilly Fleischer, Virginia Mayo, Dorothy Stang, Erik Balling, Jesús Rafael Soto, and Marc Lawrence.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Stanley Williams ranks 4,059 out of 15,968Before him are Marshall Bell (1942), Grant Show (1962), Will Patton (1954), Gilbert Baker (1951), Jennifer Tilly (1958), and Monte Melkonian (1957). After him are Theodore Maiman (1927), Mike Connors (1925), Wendy Makkena (1958), Leon Russell (1942), Mitchell Ryan (1928), and Maureen Stapleton (1925).

Among EXTREMISTS In United States

Among extremists born in United States, Stanley Williams ranks 54Before him are Golden State Killer (1945), Dean Corll (1939), Stand Watie (1806), Nancy Spungen (1958), Richard Ramirez (1960), and Frank James (1843). After him are Charles Starkweather (1938), Bugs Moran (1893), Rodney Alcala (1943), Richard Chase (1950), Gary Gilmore (1940), and Mary Surratt (1823).