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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 murders committed in seven states between 1974 and 1978. His true victim total is unknown and likely significantly higher.Bundy was often regarded as charismatic and handsome, traits he exploited to win the trust of both his victims and society as a whole. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ted Bundy has received more than 66,424,368 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 55 in 2019). Ted Bundy is the 7th most popular extremist, the 94th most popular biography from United States (up from 114th 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 209Before him are Jack the Ripper, John Wilkes Booth, Charles Manson, Elizabeth Báthory, Gavrilo Princip, and Osama bin Laden. After him are Herostratus, Lee Harvey Oswald, Man in the Iron Mask, Gilles de Rais, Ted Kaczynski, and Andrei Chikatilo.

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Among people born in 1946, Ted Bundy ranks 9Before him are Steven Spielberg, Cher, George W. Bush, Donald Trump, Bill Clinton, and Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden. After him are Alan Rickman, Demis Roussos, Gianni Versace, Sonia Gandhi, David Lynch, and Charlotte Rampling. Among people deceased in 1989, Ted Bundy ranks 6Before him are Salvador Dalí, Hirohito, Nicolae Ceaușescu, Ruhollah Khomeini, and Samuel Beckett. After him are Herbert von Karajan, Konrad Lorenz, Sergio Leone, Georges Simenon, Andrei Sakharov, and Zita of Bourbon-Parma.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ted Bundy ranks 94 out of 18,182Before him are Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis (1929), Charles Bronson (1921), Frank Sinatra (1915), Harrison Ford (1942), Joan Baez (1941), and Henry David Thoreau (1817). After him are Stan Lee (1922), William James (1842), H. P. Lovecraft (1890), Chuck Norris (1940), Meryl Streep (1949), and Jim Morrison (1943).

Among EXTREMISTS In United States

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