Jim Jones Rank
About Jim Jones
Jim Jones was the notorious leader of a cult. The members of the cult committed mass-suicide in Jonestown.
Jim was a reclusive child who became obsessed with death, religion, and reading books about dictators. He was also known have killed and tortured animals. He was an intelligent kid who graduated from high school early. He graduated from college and married. He had at least 9 children.
Jim was the ruthless leader of a highly controversial cult that he took to their deaths by mass-suicide and homicide. Jim created a cocktail of poison that he encouraged and forced 900+ followers to drink. Those that disobeyed he either ordered shot or for the poison to be squirted into their mouths with syringes. Jim’s ‘Red Brigade” killed Congressman Ryan and several in his party as they had come to Jonestown to try and investigate claims by relatives that their family members were being held against their will.
Jim Jones Rank
Jim Jones' Popularity
Jim Jones was a famous American founder and leader of the Peoples Temple, who was born on May 13, 1931. As a person born on this date, Jim Jones is listed in our database as the 11th most popular celebrity for the day (May 13) and the 5th most popular for the year (1931).
People born on May 13 fall under the Zodiac sign of Taurus, the Bull. Jim Jones is the 210th most popular Taurus.
Aside from information specific to Jim Jones' birthday, Jim Jones is the 1482nd most famous American.
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