5 Facts About Ned Kelly

5 facts about Ned Kelly

  • He was born on June 1854 or June 1855 Beveridge, Victoria, Australia
  • He was an Irish Australian criminal or bushranger as Australians called him
  • Dressed in home-made plate metal armour and helmet he was captured after a final violent confrontation with police in Glenrowan on 28 June 1880.
  • He is considered by some to be merely a cold-blooded cop killer — others, however, consider him to be a folk hero
  • He was hanged on 11 November 1880 at the Melbourne Jail
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