Martin Bryant

Birthday
7, 1967
Birthplace
Australia
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
7, 1967 (age 52)
Birthplace
Australia

About

Mass murderer convicted of killing 35 people and injuring 23 others in a shooting rampage at the Port Arthur prison colony in 1996. He was sentenced to 35 life sentences plus an additional 1,035 years in prison without the possibility of parole.

Before Fame

He was a temperamental child who tortured animals and bullied younger children.

Trivia

As a result of his massacre, the Australian government placed tighter restrictions on gun ownership, particularly with respect to semi-automatic rifles and repeating shotguns.

Family Life

His parents are Maurice and Carleen Bryant.

Associated With

His shooting spree was the deadliest such incident ever committed by a sole gunman until Anders Behring Breivik killed 69 people in Norway in 2011.