Ted Bundy

1946 - 1989

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Theodore Robert Bundy (born Cowell; November 24, 1946 – January 24, 1989) was an American serial killer who kidnapped, raped, and murdered numerous young women and girls during the 1970s and possibly earlier. After more than a decade of denials, he confessed to 30 homicides, committed in seven states between 1974 and 1978. His true victim total is unknown, and could be much higher.Bundy was regarded as handsome and charismatic, traits that he exploited to win the trust of victims and society. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ted Bundy has received more than 58,236,182 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Ted Bundy is the 7th most popular extremist (up from 9th in 2019), the 114th most popular biography from United States (up from 169th in 2019) and the 3rd 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 7 out of 205Before him are Jack the Ripper, Charles Manson, John Wilkes Booth, Elizabeth Báthory, Gavrilo Princip, and Osama bin Laden. After him are Herostratus, Lee Harvey Oswald, Gilles de Rais, Man in the Iron Mask, Andrei Chikatilo, and Ed Gein.

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Among people born in 1946, Ted Bundy ranks 8Before him are Sylvester Stallone, Freddie Mercury, Steven Spielberg, Cher, George W. Bush, and Bill Clinton. After him are Alan Rickman, Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, Demis Roussos, Patti Smith, Gianni Versace, and David Lynch. Among people deceased in 1989, Ted Bundy ranks 8Before him are Nicolae Ceaușescu, Hirohito, Ruhollah Khomeini, Samuel Beckett, Sergio Leone, and Konrad Lorenz. After him are Herbert von Karajan, Georges Simenon, Andrei Sakharov, Elena Ceaușescu, Zita of Bourbon-Parma, and Laurence Olivier.

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Among people born in United States, Ted Bundy ranks 114 out of 15,968Before him are David Rockefeller (1915), Isadora Duncan (1877), Jim Morrison (1943), Sitting Bull (1831), Douglas MacArthur (1880), and Milton Friedman (1912). After him are Katharine Hepburn (1907), William James (1842), Harvey Weinstein (1952), Barack Obama (1961), Sharon Tate (1943), and J. D. Salinger (1919).

Among EXTREMISTS In United States

Among extremists born in United States, Ted Bundy ranks 3Before him are Charles Manson (1934) and John Wilkes Booth (1838). After him are Lee Harvey Oswald (1939), Ed Gein (1906), Ted Kaczynski (1942), Zodiac Killer (1940), Albert Fish (1870), Machine Gun Kelly (1895), Jim Jones (1931), John Wayne Gacy (1942), and H. H. Holmes (1861).