The world has been awed by so many existences. There have been a lot of people and things that have actually existed and in some kind of way, have left everybody’s jaws hanging down in awe. There impacts are a little more than a conundrum begging to be solved. From unidentified killers, unknown victims to elusive hackers, there are plenty of people who affect the world that we simply don’t know who they are. Their uncanny deeds, the footprints they’ve left, and what their identities are, are altogether a puzzle and an object of research.
Here are few of such people
Shotgun man was an assassin and a spree killer in Chicago, who preyed on Italians. It was recorded that he killed around 15 Italian immigrants from January 1st, 1910 to March 26th, 1911 in a place that was then called the “Chicago’s little Italy”. He reportedly murdered 4 people within the space of 72 hours. Although there were eyewitnesses on all his assassin escapades but no one would turn him in to the law enforcements agencies because of the political, judicial and obviously criminal influence the Black Hand gangs (a well dreaded cult group) held in Chicago’s Little Sicily.
Driff Field, AKA -‘Xavier Driffield’, AKA -‘Dryfeld’, AKA - ‘Xavi Drif’, was a man with so many titles and AKAs that successfully vague out his true identity for decades. He was a figure in the British book-dealing world, well known as a self-publisher during the 1980s and 90s. Honored by so many because of his wits and sarcastic idiosyncrasy.
Driff’s identity remained unknown for decade and no one knew who he truly was or knew anything of his whereabouts until 2014 when a man was tried in court for assaults and abuse of a little girl. It seems the man had written a novel which included the abuse of a young girl and had sent the manuscript to the family of the alleged victim.
Although not guilty of any allegations, but the situation thus, seem to have revealed something mysterious. The true identity of a once famous book dealer, Driff Field, The man that was tried in court.
Jane Martin is the pen name of a playwright who has been active from the 80s till date. The true identity of this writer has also been a thing of debate. Although Martin has been a longtime collaborator with an artistic director, Jon Jory. And since this writer’s identity remains vague, so many people thought Jon Jory was Jane Martin. But whether Jory is Jane or not has remained a mystery.
Banksy is an unknown England-based street artist, political activist, and film director. His literary techniques of writing and subversive epigrams combine dark humor with graffiti in the expression of his activism. His works of political and social commentary have been featured on streets, walls, and bridges of cities throughout the world.
Banksy has always kept his real name and identity secret. Because of his anonymity, he has created an air of mystery which has helped him to become one of the most successful artists of his generation.