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List of famous bushrangers, with photos, bios, and other information.  Who are the top bushrangers in the world? This includes the most prominent bushrangers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable bushrangers is ordered by their level of prominence,, and you can sort the info by column. This is a list that includes people like Ned Kelly and Jackey Jackey. From reputable, prominent, and well known bushrangers to the lesser known bushrangers of today, these are the top ten best professionals in this field. If you want to answer the question, "Who are the most famous bushrangers ever?" start your search here. You may copy this fact-based list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your opinions, then publish it to share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social sites you frequent.(24 items)
Ned Kelly is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bushrangers
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Edward "Ned" Kelly was an Australian bushranger of Irish descent. Kelly was born in the town of Beveridge in the British colony of Victoria to an Irish convict from County Tipperary and an Australian mother with Irish parentage. When Kelly was 12, his father died after a six-month stint in prison ...more

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Age: Died at 26 (1854-1880)

Birthplace: Beveridge, Australia

Profession: Bushranger

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Thomas Jeffries is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bushrangers
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Thomas Jeffries, also known as Mark Jeffries, was a bushranger, serial killer and cannibal in the early 19th century in Van Diemen's Land. Jeffries was transported for life from Scotland on the Albion, arriving in Van Diemen's Land on 21 October 1823. He was sentenced to 12 months in Macquarie ...more

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Birthplace: Australia

Profession: Bushranger

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Martin Cash is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bushrangers
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Martin Cash was a notorious convict bushranger known for escaping twice from Port Arthur, Van Diemen's Land. His 1870 autobiography The Adventures of Martin Cash, ghostwritten by the former convict James Lester Burke, became a best seller in Australia. ...more

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Age: Died at 69 (1808-1877)

Birthplace: Enniscorthy, Republic of Ireland

Profession: Bushranger

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Ben Hall is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bushrangers
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Ben Hall was an Australian bushranger of the 19th century. He and his various companions roamed an area of NSW from Bathurst to Forbes, south to Gundagai and east to Goulburn. He was known as "Brave Ben Hall" and has become part of Australian folklore. Ben Hall carried out many audacious raids, some ...more

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Age: Died at 28 (1837-1865)

Birthplace: Hunter Region

Profession: Bushranger

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John Dunn is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bushrangers
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John Dunn was an Australian bushranger. He was born at Murrumburrah near Yass, New South Wales. He was 19 years old when he was hanged in Darlinghurst Gaol. He was buried in the former Devonshire Street cemetery in Sydney. ...more

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Age: Died at 20 (1846-1866)

Birthplace: New South Wales, Australia

Profession: Bushranger

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Matthew Brady is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bushrangers
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Matthew Brady was a notorious bushranger in Van Diemen's Land in the early 19th century. He was sometimes known as "Gentleman Brady" due to his good treatment and fine manners when robbing his victims. ...more

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Age: Died at 27 (1799-1826)

Birthplace: Manchester, United Kingdom

Profession: Bushranger, Artist

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Moondyne Joe is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bushrangers
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Joseph Bolitho Johns, better known as Moondyne Joe, was Western Australia's best known bushranger. Born into poor and relatively difficult circumstances, he became something of a petty criminal and robber with a strong sense of self-determination. He is well remembered as a person who had escaped ...more

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Age: Died at 74 (1826-1900)

Birthplace: Wales

Profession: Bushranger

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John Caesar, nicknamed "Black Caesar", was the first Australian bushranger and one of the first people of recent African descent to arrive in Australia. ...more

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Age: Died at 32 (1764-1796)

Birthplace: Madagascar

Profession: Bushranger

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