Edward "Ned" Kelly, 6/11/1855 - 11/11/1880, considered to be merely a cold-blooded cop killer, others consider him to be a folk hero and symbol of Irish Australian resistance against the Anglo-Australian ruling class. After an incident at his home, police searched for him in the bush. After killing 3 policemen, the colony proclaimed Kelly a wanted outlaws. Kelly was captured on 6/28/1880, convicted of murder and hanged. This picture was taken the day before his execution.

Edward "Ned" Kelly was an Irish Australian bushranger. He is considered by some to be merely a cold-blooded killer, while others consider him to be a folk hero and symbol of Irish Australian resistance against the Anglo-Australian ruling class.

Ned Kelly is thought of as either a villain or a hero, depending from what position you are coming. I admire his courage to stand up for what he believed in and to fight oppression and corrupt authority. Such is Life!

November 11 Ned Kelly the "Irish" bushranger and Australian folk hero is hanged in Melbourne.

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Ned Kelly was a famous bushranger outlaw and gunned down by police. He made this armour to protect himself

Ned Kelly - Australian bushranger of Irish descent. His legacy is controversial; some consider him to be a murderous villain, while others view him as a folk hero and Australia's equivalent of Robin Hood.

'Head stone' to the Kelly relatives who are buried at Greta cemetery.

Ned Kelly armour

A sketch of the armor used by Australian outlaw Ned Kelly in the late century. Similar armor was used by the other members of his gang.

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Astonishing Ned Kelly photo found after over a century

Only a few known photos exist of the icon of working-class Australia.

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