Assassination is a murder of an individual who is usually a well-known such as celebrities, politicians, religious leaders or important people. Usually very clear motive as jealousy, political or religious basis, contract murder, revenge and so on. Here are the 10 most successful murder in the history of the world.
1. John F. Kennedy
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John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the 35th president of the United States. He served from January 20, 1961 until his death on November 22, 1963. His government is a government that has the most events. The space race, American Civil Rights Movement, Cuban Missile Crisis, the building of the Berlin Wall, and the beginning of the Vietnam War was an event that occurred during his reign.
Although many witnesses in his murder, a lot of confusion at the time of his death until today that brings a lot of suspicious things a conspiracy. Shortly before 12:30pm, Kennedy, who was walking past Dallas in an open limousine, 3 shots regardless of the high-powered rifle, which is all about the president. Kennedy died later in hospital.
Lee Harvey Oswald was responsible for the murder of the president. This murder has many conspiracy theories, especially until his death Oswald maintains he is innocent. Defendants include the FBI, Cuba, the CIA or the Soviet Union. Many people believe there is a conspiracy of this group. Never found evidence that Oswald worked alone, or he was implicated in the murder.
2. Franz Ferdinand
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Austrian nobleman Franz Ferdinand, and therefore the heir of the throne of Austria in detail be the catalyst start of World War 1. On June 28, 1914 he was on a visit to Sarajevo, which at that time was an Austrian territory. When driving a car hood open, he and his wife Sophie were shot by members of The Black Hand which is a group of Serbs who want independence for all countries under the rule of Austria-Hungary. World War 1 began two months after the shooting. At the time of his murder, 50-year-old Ferdinand.
3. Julius Caesar
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Julius Caesar was a Roman military and political figures in the 1st century BC He was a successful military leader and a great success, the next he started a civil war in the Republic of Rome. After that, he was declared as a dictator. However, some of the senators in Rome were disappointed by the emperor for what he has done, and planned the murder will take place on the Ides of March. While walking past the Theatre of Pompey, Caesar was stopped by a group of senators to read a suspected counterfeit bill to give power back to the Senate. When Caesar did this, he was stabbed. According to historical evidence, there were 60 Senators present. Caesar was stabbed after he tried to run away, but fell and was stabbed repeatedly on the floor. He menagalami 23 stab wounds. His death marked the end of the Roman Republic. At the time of his death, Caesar 57 years.
4. Abraham Lincoln
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Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States, and held the position from 1861 until his death in 1865. John Wilkes Booth had become angry at the President for the support of the freedom of African Americans. He became determined to kill Lincoln. On April 14, 1865, the Lincoln went to the theater. With the presence of only one bodyguard, in the theater, Booth grabbed the opportunity. He waited until the laughter meet the theater and shot the president in the head. Booth escaped, but was captured and shot twelve days later. Lincoln aged 56 at the time of his death
5. Martin Luther King Jr.
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Martin Luther King was the main actor behind the American Civil Rights Movement. Movement is an effort to eliminate racial discrimination African Americans. King himself black. On April 4, 1968, while standing on the balcony of the second floor of the motel room, King was shot. After the murder, there were riots in more than 60 cities across the United States, and five days later, President Johnson declared a day of mourning. Two months later, the convict James Earl Ray was arrested in London and extradited to Tennessee where he faces murder charges against the King. Ray is a white man who opposed the African-American Civil Rights Movement.
6. Malcolm X
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Malcolm X, also known as Little Malcolm as an American black Muslim minister. He is often regarded as the mastermind behind the Black Power movement of the 1960s and 1970s in which African Americans radicalized and driven toward freedom and respect of fellow Americans. Malcolm had previously been a member of the Nation of Islam, however, he had become a Sunni Muslim. seems pretty, Nation of Islam had given the order for the murder of Malcolm X. On February 21, 1965, Malcolm began his speech when a man ran through the crowd and shot Malcolm X with a sawn-off shotgun. Two others joined and Malcolm were shot a total of 16 times. The three men who killed Malcolm X were all members of the Nation of Islam. Although often labeled as radicals to be cold and threatening, the world sympathetic to the murder of Malcolm X. Malcolm X died at age 39.
**7. Lee Harvey Oswald **
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Harvey Oswald was a former marine who was claimed by the United States government, responsible for the murder of President John F. Kennedy. Is this true, Oswald was killed two days later after the fatal shooting of the President in the basement of Dallas Police Headquarters by Jack Ruby, a Dallas nightclub owner with organized crime networks. Ruby seems to have upset and angered by the murder of the President and have sought revenge. Oswald was shot on November 24, 1963, died that night, aged 24.