Encyclopedia of Assassinations: More than 400 Infamous Attacks that Changed the Course of History

Encyclopedia of Assassinations: More than 400 Infamous Attacks that Changed the Course of History


Encyclopedia of Assassinations is the main finished guide on over four hundred assassinations, makes an attempt, and plots opposed to political figures. The narrative entries aspect history’s so much turbulent moments, together with the date, situation, and whole description of every incident, in addition to biographical information regarding the sufferer and murderer and the situations surrounding every one ancient occasion. the following are:

• Jesse James: Outlaw killed by means of Bob Ford in 1882
• Ian Gow: Conservative member of the British Parliament killed through a vehicle bomb in 1990
• Franz Ferdinand: Archduke and inheritor to the Austrian throne killed by means of Gavrilo Princip in 1914
• John F. Kennedy: American president killed by way of Lee Harvey Oswald in 1963
• Rajiv Gandhi: best Minister of India killed by means of an unidentified bomber in 1991
• Ernesto “Che” Guevara: innovative killed by way of Bolivian forces in 1967
• Abraham Lincoln: American president killed through John Wilkes sales space in 1865
• And thousands more!

This encyclopedia’s illustrations, bibliography, appendix grouping the assassinations by way of state, and extra readings flip it into a necessary reference for historical past academics, scholars, crime buffs, and people who are excited about “the such a lot infamous acts in their kind.”

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