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  • William McKinley, 25th President of the USA (1843 - 1901)
    Wikipedia Biographical Summary: William McKinley (January 29, 1843 – September 14, 1901) was the 25th President of the United States, serving from March 4, 1897, until his assassination in September ...
  • Georg Ludwig Hillebrand (1843 - 1879)
  • Folke Bernadotte, Count of Wisborg (1895 - 1948)
    Folke Bernadotte (1895-1948), Count of Wisborg, non-royal nephew of King Gustaf V , Swedish diplomat and Vice-Chair of the Swedish Red Cross. He negotiated the release of some 31,000 prisoners from Ger...
  • Johann Georg Maurer (1840 - 1874)
    O início Segundo Darcy Ribeiro, o movimento mucker, no Brasil, foi consequência do processo de anomia em que entraram algumas comunidades alemãs, influenciado por tradições populares, de orientação b...
  • Jacobina Mentz (1841 - 1874)
    Jacobina Mentz Maurer (Hamburgo Velho, Novo Hamburgo, junho de 1841 ou 1842 - Sapiranga, 2 de agosto de 1874) foi uma líder religiosa brasileira, que participou da revolta dos Muckers, acontecida no at...

Assassination is the murder of a prominent person, often but not always a political leader or ruler, usually for political reasons or payment.

An assassination may be prompted by religious, political, or military motives; it is an act that may be done for financial gain, to avenge a grievance, from a desire to acquire fame or notoriety, or because of a military, security or insurgent group's command to carry out the homicide.

Notables

  • Julius Caesar (-44)
  • Abraham Lincoln (1865)
  • Tsar Alexander II (1881)
  • Song Jiaoren (1913)
  • Archduke Franz Ferdinand (1914)
  • Leon Trotsky (1940)
  • Mahatma Ghandi (1948)
  • John F. Kennedy (1963)
  • Malcolm X (1965)
  • Martin Luther King (1968)
  • Robert Kennedy (1968)
  • Steve Biko (1977)
  • Louis Mountbatten (1979)
  • John Lennon (1980)
  • Indira Ghandi (1984)
  • Yitzhak Rabin (1995)

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