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Andrew Cunanan
   assassinated   
Gianni Versace
Cunanan commited suicide July 23rd, 1997
Beant and Satwant Singh
   assassinated   
Indira Gandhi
Gandhi was Prime Minister of India. Beant Singh was killed at the assassination, Satwant was hanged January 6, 1989.
Charles J. Guiteau
   assassinated   
James Garfield
Garfield was American President. Guiteau was hanged June 30th, 1882.
Charlotte Corday
   assassinated   
Jean-Paul Marat
Corday was beheaded July 17th, 1793. Corday's decision to kill Marat was stimulated by her repugnance for the September Massacres, for which she held Marat responsible.
Dimitri Tsafendas
   assassinated   
Hendrik Verwoerd
Prime Minister South Africa
Dingane and Mhlangana
   assassinated   
Shaka
King of Zulus
Dipendra
   assassinated   
Birenda
King of Nepal
Dan White
   assassinated   
Harvey Milk
Harvey was the first openly gay man to be elected to public office in California, as a member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. His life was the subject of the film 'Milk'. In a controversial verdict that led to the coining of the legal slang "Twinkie Defense," White was convicted of the manslaughter rather than the murder of Milk and mayor George Moscone.
Erskine Burrows
   assassinated   
Sir Richard Sharples
Governor of Bermuda
Faisal Bin Musaid
   assassinated   
Faisal Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
King of Saudi Arabia. Faisal bin Musaid was his nephew.
Felix Yusupov
   assassinated   
Grigori Rasputin
Yusupov died at 81 years of age in 1967.
Fernand Bonnier De La Chapelle
   assassinated   
François Darlan
Vichy Admiral
François Ravaillac
   assassinated   
Henry IV of France
Ravaillac's execution consisted of being pulled apart by four horses on May 27, 1610.
Gavrilo Princip
   assassinated   
Franz Ferdinand
The assassination of Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria, triggered World War I. Princip died of tuberculosis on April 28, 1918.
Gissur Porvaldsson
   assassinated   
Snorri Sturluson
Icelandic poet and politician
Harry Duggan and Hugh Doherty
   assassinated   
Ross McWhirter
Guinness Book of records
Jack Ruby
   assassinated   
Lee Harvey Oswald
Two days after Oswald was arrested for the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Ruby died of a pulmonary embolism on January 3rd, 1967.
Jaime Terran
   assassinated   
Che Guevara
James Carey
   assassinated   
Thomas Henry Burke
Permanent Secretary for Ireland
James Earl Ray
   assassinated   
Martin Luther King Jr
Ray died in prison of liver failure April 23rd, 1998.
Janusz Walus
   assassinated   
Chris Hani
South African Communist Party leader
Jan Kubiš and Jozef Gabcík
   assassinated   
Reinhard Heydrich
Nazi
John Bellingham
   assassinated   
Spencer Perceval
Perceval was British Prime Minister. Bellingham was hanged May 18th, 1812.
John Felton
   assassinated   
George Villiers
Villiers was 1st Duke of Buckingham. Felton was hanged November 28th, 1628.
John Wilkes Booth
   assassinated   
Abraham Lincoln
Booth was shot fatally in the neck by a Union soldier acting against orders on April 28th, 1865.
Kim Jae-kyu
   assassinated   
Park Chung-hee
President of South Korea
Lee Harvey Oswald
   assassinated   
John F. Kennedy
According to the Warren Commission in 1964, anyway. A later official investigation by the House Select Committee on Assassinations concluded that Kennedy was assassinated by Oswald "probably... as a result of a conspiracy". [wikipedia]
Leon Czolgosz
   assassinated   
William McKinley
McKinley was American President. Czolgosz died in the electric chair October 29th, 1901.
Lieutenant Khalid Islambouli
   assassinated   
Anwar Sadat
President of Egypt
Luigi Lucheni
   assassinated   
Elisabeth of Austria
Lucheni was found hanged in his cell, an apparent suicide, on October 19th, 1910.
Marcus Brutus
   assassinated   
Julius Caesar
Marcus Junius Brutus, Gaius Cassius Longinus, and their associates. Brutus committed suicide by running onto his sword in 42 BC after being defeated at the second battle of Philippi.
Mark Chapman
   assassinated   
John Lennon
Mark David Chapman remains in prison in New York state, having recently been denied parole for the fourth time.
Mijailo Mijailovic
   assassinated   
Anna Lindh
Mijailovic, who was remanded to a psychiatric facility, was recently convicted of beating a fellow patient with an iron bar. He will now finish his life sentence in prison.
Mustafa Ashu
   assassinated   
Abdullah I
King of Jordan
Nathuram Godse
   assassinated   
Mahatma Gandhi
Godse was hanged November 15th, 1949.
Ramón Mercader
   assassinated   
Leon Trotsky
Born Jaime Ramón Mercader del Río Hernández. He is buried (under the name of Ramón Ivanovich López) in Moscow's Kuntsevo Cemetery and has a place of honor in the KGB museum in the Russian capital.
Rashidi Kasereeka
   assassinated   
Laurent Kabila
President of Congo
Rigoberto López Pérez
   assassinated   
Anastasio Somoza García
President of Nicaragua
Sirhan B. Sirhan
   assassinated   
Robert F. Kennedy
Sirhan remains imprisoned in California, having been denied parole for the 13th time.
Talduwe Somarama
   assassinated   
Solomon Bandaranaike
Sri Lanka Prime Minister
Talmadge Hayer
   assassinated   
Malcolm X
Two suspects were named by witnesses — Norman 3X Butler and Thomas 15X Johnson — however both were known as Nation of Islam agents and would have had difficulty entering the ballroom on that evening. Three men were eventually charged in the case. Talmadge Hayer confessed to having fired shots into Malcolm's body, but he testified that Butler and Johnson were not present and were not involved in the shooting. All three were convicted. [wikipedia]
Thenmuli Rajaratnam
   assassinated   
Rajiv Gandhi
Prime Minister of India
Thomas McMahon
   assassinated   
Louis Mountbatten
While tuna fishing on 27 August 1979
U Saw
   assassinated   
Aung San
Burmese Communist leader
Yakov Yurovsky
   assassinated   
Nicholas II of Russia
Yigal Amir
   assassinated   
Yitzhak Rabin
Prime Minister of Israel


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