Profession: Leader of the Kelly gang
Why Famous: Leader of the Kelly gang, notorious for robberies and police shootings in the 19th century. His daring and notoriety made him an iconic figure in Australian history, folklore, literature, art and film.
His legacy is controversial; some view him as a folk hero and Australia's equivalent of Robin Hood, while others consider him to be a murderous villain.
- 1880-06-28 Australian bushranger Ned Kelly captured at Glenrowan
- Kelly, Edward (Ned) (1855–1880) - Australian Dictionary of Biography