Yoo Young-chul

1970 - Today

Yoo Young-chul

Yoo Young-chul (유영철) (born 18 April 1970) is a South Korean serial killer, sex offender, and self-confessed cannibal. Admitting to murdering 20 people, mostly prostitutes and wealthy old men, the Seoul Central District Court convicted him of 20 murders (one case was dismissed on a technicality, as this case at Yimoon-dong had been committed by another serial killer Jeong Nam-gyu). Yoo burned three and mutilated at least 11 of his victims, admitting he ate the livers of some of them. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yoo Young-chul has received more than 662,440 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 163rd most popular extremist.

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    Languages Editions (L)

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Among extremists, Yoo Young-chul ranks 161 out of 182Before him are Fred West, John Hinckley Jr., Ahmad Sa'adat, John List, Joseph Paul Franklin, and Zacarias Moussaoui. After him are Ramzi Yousef, Dawood Ibrahim, Robert Pickton, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, Abubakar Shekau, and Anwar al-Awlaki.

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Among people born in 1970, Yoo Young-chul ranks 167Before him are Igor Cavalera, Stéphane Guivarc'h, Julieta Venegas, Dmitri Radchenko, Steve Jablonsky, and Bryan Roy. After him are Igor Cvitanović, Brad Mehldau, Han Kang, Nathan Jones, Vadim Krasnoselsky, and Samantha Mathis.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Yoo Young-chul ranks 131 out of 380Before him are Kim Hee-sun (1977), Jang Dong-gun (1972), Hyuna (1992), Jang Hyuk (1976), Yun Hyon-seok (1984), and Bae Doona (1979). After him are Seungri (1990), Han Kang (1970), Kim Ha-neul (1978), Kwon Sang-woo (1976), Park Bom (1984), and Rain (1982).

Among EXTREMISTS In South Korea

Among extremists born in South Korea, Yoo Young-chul ranks 1After him are Seung-Hui Cho (1984).