Ted Bundy

1946 - 1989

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Theodore Robert Bundy (né Cowell; November 24, 1946 – January 24, 1989) was an American serial killer who kidnapped, raped and murdered dozens of young women and girls during the 1970s. After more than a decade of denials, he confessed to thirty murders committed in seven states between 1974 and 1978. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ted Bundy has received more than 72,110,332 page views. His biography is available in 64 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 59 in 2019). Ted Bundy is the 9th most popular extremist (down from 7th in 2019), the 120th most popular biography from United States (down from 94th in 2019) and the 5th most popular American Extremist.

Ted Bundy was a serial killer who raped and murdered dozens of women in the 1970s. He was executed in 1989.

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Among extremists, Ted Bundy ranks 9 out of 283Before him are Zodiac Killer, John Wilkes Booth, Osama bin Laden, Gavrilo Princip, Elizabeth Báthory, and Charles Manson. After him are Herostratus, Gilles de Rais, Man in the Iron Mask, Abdullah Öcalan, Jeffrey Dahmer, and John Wayne Gacy.

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Among people born in 1946, Ted Bundy ranks 12Before him are George W. Bush, Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, Sonia Gandhi, Bill Clinton, Alan Rickman, and Demis Roussos. After him are Patti Smith, Gerard 't Hooft, Bon Scott, Jane Birkin, Mireille Mathieu, and George Best. Among people deceased in 1989, Ted Bundy ranks 9Before him are Hirohito, Ruhollah Khomeini, Bette Davis, Samuel Beckett, Herbert von Karajan, and Andrei Sakharov. After him are Konrad Lorenz, Georges Simenon, Sergio Leone, Elena Ceaușescu, Zita of Bourbon-Parma, and Osamu Tezuka.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ted Bundy ranks 120 out of 20,380Before him are Madonna (1958), Jane Addams (1860), Isadora Duncan (1877), Tupac Shakur (1971), Noam Chomsky (1928), and James Dean (1931). After him are Barack Obama (1961), Chuck Norris (1940), Katharine Hepburn (1907), Dustin Hoffman (1937), Dr. Seuss (1904), and Meryl Streep (1949).

Among EXTREMISTS In United States

Among extremists born in United States, Ted Bundy ranks 5Before him are Lee Harvey Oswald (1939), Zodiac Killer (1940), John Wilkes Booth (1838), and Charles Manson (1934). After him are Jeffrey Dahmer (1960), John Wayne Gacy (1942), Ted Kaczynski (1942), Ed Gein (1906), Albert Fish (1870), H. H. Holmes (1861), and Jim Jones (1931).