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Ted Kaczynski

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Theodore John Kaczynski (/kəˈzɪnski/ kə-ZIN-skee; born May 22, 1942), also known as the Unabomber (/ˈjuːnəbɒmər/), is an American domestic terrorist and former mathematics professor. He was a mathematics prodigy, but abandoned his academic career to pursue a primitive life. In 1971, Kaczynski moved to a remote cabin without electricity or running water near Lincoln, Montana where he lived as a recluse while learning survival skills to become self-sufficient. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ted Kaczynski has received more than 34,300,355 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Ted Kaczynski is the 12th most popular extremist (up from 16th in 2019), the 240th most popular biography from United States (up from 356th in 2019) and the 5th most popular American Extremist.

Ted Kaczynski is most famous for being the Unabomber. He sent a series of bombs to people in universities and airlines. He killed three people and injured 23 others.

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Among EXTREMISTS

Among extremists, Ted Kaczynski ranks 12 out of 209Before him are Osama bin Laden, Ted Bundy, Herostratus, Lee Harvey Oswald, Man in the Iron Mask, and Gilles de Rais. After him are Andrei Chikatilo, Ramón Mercader, Abdullah Öcalan, Zodiac Killer, Ed Gein, and Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1942, Ted Kaczynski ranks 20Before him are Barbra Streisand, Daniel Barenboim, Peter Handke, Scatman John, Jacques Rogge, and Isabel Allende. After him are Ronnie James Dio, Brian Jones, Brian Wilson, Dino Zoff, Michael Haneke, and Calvin Klein.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ted Kaczynski ranks 240 out of 18,182Before him are Henry Miller (1891), Robert F. Kennedy (1925), J. Edgar Hoover (1895), Philip Kotler (1931), Rita Hayworth (1918), and Brigham Young (1801). After him are John Ford (1894), Ronnie James Dio (1942), Burt Lancaster (1913), Tony Curtis (1925), Desmond Doss (1919), and Robert Duvall (1931).

Among EXTREMISTS In United States

Among extremists born in United States, Ted Kaczynski ranks 5Before him are John Wilkes Booth (1838), Charles Manson (1934), Ted Bundy (1946), and Lee Harvey Oswald (1939). After him are 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).