Nathan Bedford Forrest was born in Chapel Hill, Tennessee, on July 13, 1821. Despite having no formal military training, Forrest rose from the rank of private to lieutenant general. Forrest’s men reportedly killed over 200 Union soldiers, many of them black troops who had formerly been slaves. Here’s Nathan Bedford Forrest Biography and Profile.
David Duke, White Supremacist, Racist, Racists, KKK, Ku Klux Klan, born 1 July 1950, first made his racist mark at Louisiana State University back in 1970 when he founded the White Youth Alliance. How did David Ernest Duke take his life down the path of racial extremism? He was born into a comfortable middle-class family July 1, 1950, son of an archconservative oil-field engineer, and an alcoholic mother, according to a recent Duke biography by Michael Zatarain. Here’s David Duke Biography and Profile.
Dylann Storm Roof, born April 3, 1994, was struggled with his classes, attending the ninth grade twice before dropping out. He floated in and out of jobs, took drugs and drank, had run-ins with the police. When he was in middle school, Mr. Roof’s mother told her friends that her son was beginning to founder in school. “‘I don’t know what’s wrong with him,’” a friend, Kimberly Konzny, recalled her saying. “She said it was boring to him.” Here’s Dylann Roof Biography and Profile.
Lesley McSpadden is the mother of Michael Brown, the slain Missouri teenager who was killed by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson following an altercation at a convenience store in the suburban St. Louis city in August 2014. Lesley McSpadden and Michael Brown Sr. spoke to the United Nations Committee Against Torture. “We need the world to know what’s going on in Ferguson and we need justice,” Lesley McSpadden told CNN in Geneva, Switzerland. Read Lesley McSpadden Biography and Profile.
Known for committing gruesome murders from August 7 to September 10 in 1888, “Jack the Ripper”— a moniker for the notorious serial killer, who was never identified—remains one of England’s, and the world’s, most infamous criminals. The identity of the killer of five – or possibly six – women in the East End of London in 1888 has remained a mystery, but the case has continued to horrify and fascinate. Read Jack the Ripper Biography and Profile.
Brenton Tarrant was born in Australia to a working class, low-income family and attended Grafton High School in New South Wales where he obtained qualifications in fitness. He described himself online as “just a ordinary white man. Tarrant also said he barely made it through school and didn’t go to university as nothing interested him. Read Brenton Harrison Tarrant Biography and Profile.
Pablo Escobar (Pablo Emilio Escobar Gaviria: December 1, 1949 to December 2, 1993) was a Colombian drug trafficker who eventually controlled over 80 percent of the cocaine shipped to the U.S., earning him the rank of one of Forbes Magazine’s 10 wealthiest people in the world. Continue reading Pablo Emilio Escobar Gaviria Biography and Profile.
Hoda Muthana was born to a Yemeni diplomat in New Jersey and moved to New York and then Washington, D.C., before finally settling with her family in Alabama as a seventh grader. Hassan Shibly, a lawyer with the Council on American-Islamic Relations Florida, provided a birth certificate for Ms. Muthana that showed she was born in Hackensack, N.J., on Oct. 28, 1994. Hoda Muthana joined the Islamic State. Continue reading Hoda Muthana Biography and Profile.
Born December 25, 1954 or April 4, 1957, Mexico, Joaquín Guzmán Loera entered the drug trade as a teenager. Nicknamed “El Chapo” (or “Shorty” for his 5’6″ height) he founded the Sinaloa cartel in 1989, over time building it into an immensely profitable global drug-trafficking operation. Known for his violent actions and powerful influence, Guzmán successfully orchestrated daring escapes from maximum-security prisons in his home country. Read Joaquín Guzmán Loera, aka El Chapo Biography and Profile.