Yigal Amir

1970 - Today

Yigal Amir

Yigal Amir (Hebrew: יגאל עמיר‎; born May 23, 1970) is an Israeli right-wing extremist who assassinated Prime Minister of Israel Yitzhak Rabin. At the time of the assassination he was a law student at the religious Bar-Ilan University. The assassination took place on November 4, 1995, at the conclusion of a rally in Tel Aviv, Israel. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yigal Amir has received more than 586,233 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 138th most popular extremist.

Memorability Metrics

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  • 48.39

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 27

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.23

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.24

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among extremists, Yigal Amir ranks 137 out of 182Before him are Perkin Warbeck, Tsutomu Miyazaki, Dean Corll, Dokka Umarov, John Haigh, and Richard Chase. After him are Luis Garavito, Brigitte Mohnhaupt, Abu Ayyub al-Masri, Guy Burgess, Dennis Nilsen, and Matteo Messina Denaro.

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Among people born in 1970, Yigal Amir ranks 64Before him are Nikola Gruevski, Queen Latifah, Jim Courier, Nicola Sturgeon, Enrico Chiesa, and Alen Bokšić. After him are Elizabeth Mitchell, Djalminha, Nicolas Winding Refn, Sonny Anderson, Mustafa Sandal, and Anna Gavalda.

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In Algeria

Among people born in Algeria, Yigal Amir ranks 72 out of 129Before him are Abdelaziz Belkhadem (1945), Nicole Garcia (1946), Mouloud Mammeri (1917), Fernand Bouisson (1874), Abderrahmane Farès (1911), and Quintus Lollius Urbicus (150). After him are Smail Hamdani (1930), Yasmina Khadra (1955), Redha Malek (1931), Patrick Bruel (1959), Lakhdar Belloumi (1958), and Alexandre Villaplane (1905).

Among EXTREMISTS In Algeria

Among extremists born in Algeria, Yigal Amir ranks 1

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