Jesse james jesse james is among the more famous outlaws of the old west he was a bank robber and outlaw gang leader, who murdered several people in gunfights. 1 billy the kid billy is one of the most renowned old west outlaws with numerous books, songs and movies elaborating his life portrayed as a cold-blooded killer, billy is said to have killed about 21 people throughout his life. Billy the kid billy the kid is one of the most famous outlaws in american history he has been a widely told figure in american history as well as folklore the have made movies from his history and have also wrote many books on him. Billy the kid is one of the most famous outlaws in the american old west, inspiring countless legends, movies, even a ballet now, 134 years after his death, the infamous outlaw could soon have.
Members of the western writers of america chose it as one of the top 100 western songs of all time  billy the kid folksong sung by woody guthrie , recorded by alan lomax in 1940 for the library of congress (#3412 b 2 ), with a melody guthrie later used for his song so long, it's been good to know you. No, this tintype photo sold for $23 million because of the cult of personality of one of the most famous wild west outlaws of all time plus, this tintype is the only surviving photograph of billy the kid. Billy the kid may have been one of the wild west's most notorious thieves but frank abrams' $10 flea market purchase could be the steal of a lifetime.
Billy the kid billy the kid was born in new york city on november 23, 1859 to william and kathleen mccarty bonney and given the name william h bonney (there are other stories of his birth but this one is the most reliable. Billy the kid is known as one of the most famous outlaws in american history, but why when we look at his outlaw status, he really wasn't a badman by outlaw standards. Billy the kid was one of the most famous outlaws in the history of the old west however, most of his years remain mysterious he has been described as both a cold-blooded killer and as a romantic robin hood.
After henry billy the kid mccarty, one of the most famous outlaws in the west 0: mccarty after jesse james, leader of the james-younger gang, one of the most famous outlaws/robbers of all time 0: doc after doc holliday, a renowned gambler and gunfighter 0: brocius. List of famous outlaws, with photos, bios, and other information when available who are the top outlaws in the world this includes the most prominent outlaws, living and dead, both in america and abroad. 1 he was orphaned as a teen little is known about billy the kid’s early days, but he was most likely born henry mccarty in the irish slums of new york city sometime in late 1859. You see, billy the kid (the famous gunfighter and co-author of bill and ted's history report) and his gang the regulators had a warrant for roberts' arrest, implicating him in the murder of a rancher named john tunstall, whom billy used to work for. Billy the kid, about 19-20 years old, was killed on july 14, 1881 in fort sumner, nm personality traits: great sense of humor, good-natured and generous optimistic, determined, cunning and reckless.
Billy the kid (wikimedia commons) thief, gunfighter and vigilante billy the kid was sentenced to death in 1880 for the killing of a sheriff, but he killed two security guards and escaped from. Despite being one of the most famous outlaws of the old west, there was only a single confirmed photo of billy the kid now there are two, and the person who bought said photo is about to make a. The billy the kid museum in hico, texas explores the theory that one of the old west's most famous outlaws escaped death and lived a quiet life in texas best of the west 2012 editor's pick: billy the kid, million dollar mystery.
Billy the kid, one of the best-known outlaws in american history, is thought to be there in the back, second from the left billy the kid was really one of the most dangerous characters which. Outlaws & scoundrels of the old west includse famous bandits and no-gooders such as billy the kid, the wild bunch, jesse james, sam bass, and many more. Above appears the famous tintype of billy the kid on the left, with a photo of claimant john miller on the far right in the middle, miller's image is superimposed over the kid's.
Billy the kid is, of course, one of the most famous cowboys of the old west - seen as both a notorious outlaw and a folk hero william h bonney (which was actually william mccarty), as he went by, was relatively unknown during his life. Noun billy the kid was one of the most famous outlaws of america's early history verb that type of gun was outlawed last year the government passed a bill outlawing the hiring of children under the age of 12. One of the most famous lawman of all time, wyatt earp was also an accomplished gunslinger who was greatly feared by the outlaws of the era after traveling the likes of wichita and dodge city, he set up shop in the famous city of tombstone, where he became one of the most feared and respected lawmen of all time. Billy the kid is one of the most famous outlaws in american history he has been a widely told figure in american history as well as folklore the have made movies from his history and have also wrote many books on him.