Ned Kelly Biography

Criminal (c. 1855–1880)
Australian outlaw Ned Kelly (1855–1880) was leader of the Kelly gang, notorious for robberies and police shootings in the 19th century.


Born June, 1855, Australian Ned Kelly shot a policeman who was trying to arrest his brother in 1877. The two fled into the bush, and formed the Kelly gang with two other men. The gang became notorious for their daring crimes, even taking over an entire township before being nabbed by police in 1880.

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