Susan Atkins

1948 - 2009

Susan Atkins

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 5,871,257 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 85th most popular extremist.

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Among extremists, Susan Atkins ranks 85 out of 182Before her are Gary Ridgway, Frank Nitti, Wilhelm Voigt, Luciano Leggio, Machine Gun Kelly, and Horst Mahler. After her are Delphine LaLaurie, Shamil Basayev, Robert Stroud, Omar Abdel-Rahman, Alexandros Koryzis, and Robert Ford.

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Among people born in 1948, Susan Atkins ranks 99Before her are Jonathan Hyde, James Ellroy, Steven Chu, Edwige Fenech, Theo Jansen, and Christa McAuliffe. After her are Mischa Maisky, Joschka Fischer, Abdelmalek Sellal, Gerry Adams, Salvador Puig Antich, and Rubén Blades. Among people deceased in 2009, Susan Atkins ranks 79Before her are Irving Penn, Tomohiko Ikoma, Susanna Agnelli, Alicia de Larrocha, Félix Malloum, and Andrew Wyeth. After her are Tavo Burat, Claude Berri, Samak Sundaravej, James Whitmore, Brittany Murphy, and Ngapoi Ngawang Jigme.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Susan Atkins ranks 2,118 out of 12,171Before her are Bill Finger (1914), Joseph Kittinger (1928), Karen Carpenter (1950), Nick Holonyak (1928), John Kennedy Toole (1937), and Christa McAuliffe (1948). After her are J. J. Abrams (1966), Djuna Barnes (1892), Robert C. Merton (1944), Beau Bridges (1941), Doc Holliday (1851), and Jimmy Doolittle (1896).

Among EXTREMISTS In United States

Among extremists born in United States, Susan Atkins ranks 28Before her are Jordan Belfort (1962), Whitey Bulger (1929), Edmund Kemper (1948), Aileen Wuornos (1956), Gary Ridgway (1949), and Machine Gun Kelly (1895). After her are Robert Stroud (1890), Robert Ford (1862), Andrew Cunanan (1969), Charles Whitman (1941), Patty Hearst (1954), and Stand Watie (1806).