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Famous Prisoners at the ADX Florence Facility ranked by fame and notoriety. The United States Penitentiary ADX is a federal supermax prison located in Colorado. It is home to inmates that the federal prison system have declared the most dangerous in the country. Violent gang leaders, foreign and domestic terrorists and inmates with a history of violent crimes towards fellow inmates and prison guards can all be found at ADX Florence.

Who is the most famous prisoner at the ADX Florence Facility? Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh tops our list. The Gulf War veteran detonated a truck bomb in front of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in 1995 killing 168 people and injuring over 600. At ADX Florence, McVeigh was housed on “Bombers Row” along with Ted Kaczynski, Luis Felip and Ramzi Yousef. McVeigh was executed by lethal injection at the Penitentiary in Terre Haute in 2001.

Serial killer Michael Swango is currently serving a life sentence at ADX Florence. Although Swango, a former physician, only admitted to causing four deaths, he is suspected of being involved in the fatal poisonings of 60 patients and colleagues.

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Timothy McVeigh is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Prisoners at ADX Florence Facility
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Timothy James "Tim" McVeigh was an American who committed an act of domestic terrorism by detonating a truck bomb in front of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City on April 19, 1995. Commonly referred to as the Oklahoma City bombing, the attack killed 168 people and injured over ...more

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Age: Died at 33 (1968-2001)

Birthplace: Lockport, New York, United States of America

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Michael Swango is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Prisoners at ADX Florence Facility
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Joseph Michael Swango is an American serial killer and former licensed physician. It is estimated that Swango has been involved in as many as 60 fatal poisonings of patients and colleagues, though he only admitted to causing four deaths. He was sentenced to three consecutive life terms without the ...more

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Age: 61

Birthplace: Tacoma, Washington, United States of America

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David Lane is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Prisoners at ADX Florence Facility
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David Eden Lane was an American white nationalist leader and convicted felon. A founding member of The Order, he died while serving a 190-year prison sentence in the Federal Correctional Complex in Terre Haute, Indiana. ...more

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Age: Died at 69 (1938-2007)

Birthplace: Woden, Iowa, United States of America

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Robert Hanssen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Prisoners at ADX Florence Facility
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Robert Philip Hanssen is a former US Federal Bureau of Investigation agent who spied for Soviet and Russian intelligence services against the United States for 22 years from 1979 to 2001. He is currently serving 15 consecutive life sentences at ADX Florence, a federal supermax prison in Florence, ...more

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Age: 71

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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Barry Mills is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Prisoners at ADX Florence Facility
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Barry Mills is the fourteenth president of Bowdoin College and the fifth one to be an alumnus. ...more

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Age: 65

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Anthony Casso is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Prisoners at ADX Florence Facility
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Anthony Salvatore "Gaspipe" Casso is an Italian American mobster and former underboss of the Lucchese crime family. During his career in organized crime, Casso was regarded as a "homicidal maniac" in the American Mafia. Former Lucchese captain and government witness Anthony Accetturo once said of ...more

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Age: 75

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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Ted Kaczynski is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Prisoners at ADX Florence Facility
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Theodore John "Ted" Kaczynski, also known as the "Unabomber", is an American mathematician and serial murderer. He is known for his wide-ranging social critiques, which opposed industrialization and modern technology while advancing a nature-centered form of anarchism. Between 1978 and 1995, ...more

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Age: 73

Birthplace: Evergreen Park, Illinois, United States of America

Credits: The Net

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Nicodemo Scarfo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Prisoners at ADX Florence Facility
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Nicodemo "Little Nicky" Domenico Scarfo is a member of the American Mafia who eventually became the Boss of the Philadelphia crime family after the death of Angelo Bruno and Phil Testa. During his criminal career, Scarfo was by some accounts arrogant, nepotistic and full of avarice. Scarfo ...more

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Age: 86

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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