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Susan Atkins

1948 - 2009

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Susan Denise Atkins (May 7, 1948 – September 24, 2009) was an American convicted murderer who was a member of Charles Manson's "Family". Manson's followers committed a series of nine murders at four locations in California, over a period of five weeks in the summer of 1969. Known within the Manson family as Sadie Mae Glutz or Sexy Sadie, Atkins was convicted for her participation in eight of these killings, including the most notorious, the Tate murders in 1969. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Susan Atkins has received more than 8,448,046 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Susan Atkins is the 92nd most popular extremist (down from 81st in 2019), the 1,976th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,766th in 2019) and the 29th most popular American Extremist.

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Among extremists, Susan Atkins ranks 92 out of 209Before her are Gary Ridgway, Kang Kek Iew, Anders Behring Breivik, Pedro López, Harold Shipman, and Frank Nitti. After her are Wilhelm Voigt, Aileen Wuornos, Matija Gubec, David Berkowitz, Michel Fourniret, and Jacques Mesrine.

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Among people born in 1948, Susan Atkins ranks 107Before her are Wang Qishan, Pedro López, John Noble, Don Airey, Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, and István Sándorfi. After her are Joschka Fischer, Michel Suleiman, Hartmut Michel, Alia Al-Hussein, James Ellroy, and Roger Williamson. Among people deceased in 2009, Susan Atkins ranks 66Before her are Rafael Caldera, Ingemar Johansson, Arne Næss, Takashi Takabayashi, Sydney Chaplin, and Shih Kien. After her are Israel Gelfand, Irving Penn, Pavle, Serbian Patriarch, James Whitmore, Jack Kemp, and Ricardo Montalbán.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Susan Atkins ranks 1,976 out of 18,182Before her are Paul Marcinkus (1922), Ian Somerhalder (1978), Elizabeth George (1949), Donna Reed (1921), Thomas Mitchell (1892), and Neil Patrick Harris (1973). After her are Reinhold Niebuhr (1892), Abigail Adams (1744), Téa Leoni (1966), Spiro Agnew (1918), Roger B. Chaffee (1935), and Beau Bridges (1941).

Among EXTREMISTS In United States

Among extremists born in United States, Susan Atkins ranks 29Before her are Dennis Rader (1945), Henry Lee Lucas (1936), Ma Barker (1873), Richard Ramirez (1960), James Earl Ray (1928), and Gary Ridgway (1949). After her are Aileen Wuornos (1956), David Berkowitz (1953), Whitey Bulger (1929), Charles Whitman (1941), Delphine LaLaurie (1787), and Andrew Cunanan (1969).