Ted Kaczynski

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Theodore John Kaczynski (; born May 22, 1942), also known as the Unabomber (), is an American domestic terrorist, anarchist and former mathematics professor. He was a mathematics prodigy, but abandoned his academic career in 1969 to pursue a more primitive life. Between 1978 and 1995, he killed three people and injured 23 others in a nationwide bombing campaign against people involved with modern technology. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ted Kaczynski has received more than 26,075,046 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Ted Kaczynski is the 16th most popular extremist (up from 19th in 2019), the 356th most popular biography from United States (up from 447th in 2019) and the 6th most popular American Extremist.

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Among extremists, Ted Kaczynski ranks 16 out of 205. Before him are Gilles de Rais, Man in the Iron Mask, Andrei Chikatilo, Ed Gein, Ramón Mercader, and Ulrike Meinhof. After him are Zodiac Killer, Albert Fish, Abdullah Öcalan, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Charles Ponzi, and Cleon.

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Among people born in 1942, Ted Kaczynski ranks 23Before him are Aretha Franklin, Scatman John, Dino Zoff, Michael Haneke, Brian Wilson, and Brian Jones. After him are Giorgio Agamben, Calvin Klein, Werner Herzog, Daniel Barenboim, Ian McShane, and Ehud Barak.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ted Kaczynski ranks 356 out of 15,968. Before him are Rachel Carson (1907), Joe Dassin (1938), Marvin Gaye (1939), Anthony Perkins (1932), Henry Clay (1777), and Chester W. Nimitz (1885). After him are Isaac Singer (1811), P. T. Barnum (1810), John Quincy Adams (1767), Robert Johnson (1911), Claude Shannon (1916), and Jim Mattis (1950).

Among EXTREMISTS In United States

Among extremists born in United States, Ted Kaczynski ranks 6Before him are Charles Manson (1934), John Wilkes Booth (1838), Ted Bundy (1946), Lee Harvey Oswald (1939), and Ed Gein (1906). After him are Zodiac Killer (1940), Albert Fish (1870), Machine Gun Kelly (1895), Jim Jones (1931), John Wayne Gacy (1942), and H. H. Holmes (1861).