American Terrorists

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Rank the Most Wicked American Terrorists
 1 
Ted Kaczynski
(American Domestic Terrorist)
Ted Kaczynski
66
Birthdate: May 22, 1942
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

From a brilliant mathematician and an assistant professor at University of California, Theodore Kaczynski became the notorious American criminal—Unabomber—who was responsible for mail bombs that killed three people and injured 23 in eighteen years. He was eventually caught and sentenced to life imprisonment after his anti-technology essay sent to the media was recognised by his brother.

 2 
Timothy McVeigh
(American Domestic Terrorist Who Was Responsible for the 1995 ‘Oklahoma City Bombing’)
Timothy McVeigh
33
Birthdate: April 23, 1968
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lockport, New York, United States
Died: June 11, 2001

A Gulf War veteran, Timothy McVeigh made headlines after carrying out the Oklahoma City bombing that killed 168 people. He defended his actions saying that he wanted to inspire a revolution against what he considered a tyrannical government. The bombing remains the most malignant act of domestic terrorism in American history. He was executed by lethal injection in 2001.

 3 
Anwar al-Awlaki
(First U.S. Citizen to Be Targeted and Killed By a Drone Strike from the U.S. Government)
Anwar al-Awlaki
12
Birthdate: April 22, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States
Died: September 30, 2011

Al-Qaeda terrorist and Islamic preacher Anwar al-Awlaki, initially a university lecturer, had been involved in a number of terrorist attack plots, including one in which they had planned to blow up a Detroit-bound airplane. American-born Yemeni Awlaki died in a drone strike ordered by Barack Obama in 2011.

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 4 
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev
12
Birthdate: July 22, 1993
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tokmok, Chuy Oblusu, Kyrgyzstan
 5 
Eric Rudolph
(Terrorist)
Eric Rudolph
22
Birthdate: September 19, 1966
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Merritt Island, Florida, United States

Eric Rudolph is a terrorist convicted for a series of bombings in the southern US between 1996 and 1998. He is also known as the Olympic Park Bomber. He was listed as one of the FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives for five years before being captured. He is currently incarcerated at the ADX Florence Supermax prison. 

 6 
Omar Mateen
(Terrorist)
Omar Mateen
15
Birthdate: November 16, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New Hyde Park, New York, United States
Died: June 12, 2016
 7 
Terry Nichols
(American Domestic Terrorist Who Was Convicted of Being an Accomplice in the Oklahoma City Bombing)
Terry Nichols
16
Birthdate: April 1, 1955
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lapeer, Michigan, United States
Terry Nichols is a convicted terrorist who was part of the Oklahoma City bombing, along with co-conspirator, Timothy McVeigh, whom he had met while working with the U.S. Army. Nichols was sentenced to life in prison without parole and remains incarcerated at ADX Florence, a high-security prison in Colorado.
 8 
David Headley
(Terrorist)
David Headley
3
Birthdate: June 30, 1960
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
 9 
William C. Quantrill
(Confederate guerrilla leader)
William C. Quantrill
4
Birthdate: July 31, 1837
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Canal Dover, Ohio, United States
Died: June 6, 1865
 10 
George Metesky
(Terrorist)
George Metesky
5
Birthdate: November 2, 1903
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Connecticut, United States
Died: May 23, 1994