Timothy McVeigh

1968 - 2001

Timothy McVeigh

Timothy James McVeigh (April 23, 1968 – June 11, 2001) was an American domestic terrorist who carried out the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing that killed 168 people and injured more than 680 others, and destroyed one third of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building. The bombing was the deadliest act of terrorism in the United States prior to the September 11 attacks. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Timothy McVeigh has received more than 8,915,990 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 52nd most popular extremist.

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  • 58.80

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  • 35

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 12.68

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.60

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among extremists, Timothy McVeigh ranks 52 out of 182Before him are Henry Lee Lucas, Henri Désiré Landru, Vincenzo Peruggia, Karl Denke, Jean II, Duke of Alençon, and Pavlik Morozov. After him are Carlo Gambino, Ma Barker, Emily Davison, Johnny Torrio, Robert-François Damiens, and Emperor Norton.

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Among people born in 1968, Timothy McVeigh ranks 15Before him are Marine Le Pen, Naomi Watts, Mika Häkkinen, Didier Deschamps, Tito Vilanova, and Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark. After him are Davor Šuker, Josh Brolin, Gillian Anderson, Marcel Desailly, Lucy Liu, and Hashim Thaçi. Among people deceased in 2001, Timothy McVeigh ranks 42Before him are Ken Kesey, Morris, Henry Lee Lucas, Chung Ju-yung, Juan Antonio Villacañas, and Isaac Stern. After him are Masao Ono, Stanley Kramer, Donald J. Cram, David Graf, Edward Gierek, and Francisco da Costa Gomes.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Timothy McVeigh ranks 1,278 out of 12,171Before him are David J. Wineland (1944), Carl Woese (1928), Lionel Richie (1949), Buddy Rich (1917), Ken Thompson (1943), and Merton Miller (1923). After him are Russell Alan Hulse (1950), Charles Cooley (1864), Patrick McGoohan (1928), Vincente Minnelli (1903), E. Donnall Thomas (1920), and Fats Domino (1928).

Among EXTREMISTS In United States

Among extremists born in United States, Timothy McVeigh ranks 18Before him are H. H. Holmes (1861), William Kemmler (1860), Barry Seal (1939), Butch Cassidy (1866), James Earl Ray (1928), and Henry Lee Lucas (1936). After him are Ma Barker (1873), George Jung (1942), Jeffrey Dahmer (1960), Jordan Belfort (1962), Whitey Bulger (1929), and Edmund Kemper (1948).