Ned Kelly

Birthday
1, 1854
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
Nov 11, 1880 (26)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
1, 1854
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
Nov 11, 1880 (26)

About

Irish Australian outlaw who became a folk hero while fighting against the corrupt government and the police. He became known as the Australian Robin Hood.

Before Fame

He was wrongly accused of a crime and after a shootout that left several policemen dead, and fled to the Australian bushland.

Trivia

In his outlaw days, he raided cities and robbed banks, prompting the government to offer a large reward for his capture - dead or alive.

Family Life

He grew up in an Irish Catholic family, which became the foundation for his embitterment against the British.

Associated With

His story was popularized in the 2003 film Ned Kelly, starring Heath Ledger.