Stephen Paddock

1953 - 2017

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Stephen Craig Paddock (April 9, 1953 – October 1, 2017) was an American mass murderer who perpetrated the 2017 Las Vegas shooting. Paddock opened fire into a crowd of about 22,000 concertgoers attending a country music festival on the Las Vegas Strip, killing 60 people and injuring approximately 867 (at least 413 of whom were wounded by gunfire). Paddock killed himself in his hotel room following the shooting. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stephen Paddock has received more than 6,804,637 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Stephen Paddock is the 127th most popular extremist (up from 151st in 2019), the 2,788th most popular biography from United States (up from 3,516th in 2019) and the 35th most popular American Extremist.

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Among extremists, Stephen Paddock ranks 127 out of 283Before him are Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, Anton Graf von Arco auf Valley, Elisabeth Becker, Aldrich Ames, David Berkowitz, and Alexandros Koryzis. After him are Rodney Alcala, Joaquin Murrieta, Rafael Caro Quintero, Josef Blösche, Robert Stroud, and Albert Anastasia.

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Among people born in 1953, Stephen Paddock ranks 115Before him are Jean-Bertrand Aristide, Robert Davi, David Berkowitz, Riccardo Chailly, Tito Jackson, and Howard Schultz. After him are Michael J. Sandel, Halid Bešlić, Massimo Troisi, Michael Bolton, Huub Stevens, and Ziyad al-Nakhalah. Among people deceased in 2017, Stephen Paddock ranks 141Before him are Robert Miles, John Hillerman, Daliah Lavi, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Veljo Tormis, and Charles Robert Jenkins. After him are Baldwin Lonsdale, Jean d'Ormesson, Aleksey Batalov, Todor Veselinović, Don Rickles, and Manuel Sanchís Martínez.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Stephen Paddock ranks 2,788 out of 20,380Before him are Harry Porter (1882), Edie Sedgwick (1943), Basil Poledouris (1945), Murray Perahia (1947), Buddy Guy (1936), and Elizabeth McGovern (1961). After him are Sam Waterston (1940), Margaret Bourke-White (1904), Alan Perlis (1922), Al Martino (1927), Maxie Long (1878), and Huey Lewis (1950).

Among EXTREMISTS In United States

Among extremists born in United States, Stephen Paddock ranks 35Before him are Barry Seal (1939), Richard Ramirez (1960), Baruch Goldstein (1956), Delphine LaLaurie (1787), Aldrich Ames (1941), and David Berkowitz (1953). After him are Rodney Alcala (1943), Robert Stroud (1890), Charles Whitman (1941), Richard Chase (1950), Patricia Krenwinkel (1947), and Sam Giancana (1908).