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Assassination

See also Murder.
assassins
Fanatical Moslem sect that smoked hashish and murdered Crusaders (11th—12th centuries). [Islamic Hist.: Brewer Note-Book, 52]
Brutus
conspirator and assassin of Julius Caesar. [Br. Lit.: Julius Caesar]
Caesar, Julius
(102–44 B.C.) murdered by conspirators. [Br. Lit.: Julius Caesar]
Gorboduc
king killed by the people, who were horrified at his murderous family. [Br. Legend and Lit.: Benét, 410]
Harmodius
assassinated Hipparchus, brother of the tyrant Hippias. [Gk. Hist.: EB (1963) XI, 198]
Ides of March
Caesar killed by opposing factions (44 B.C.). [Rom. Hist.: EB, 3: 575–580]
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A Kochi native, Sakamoto was an archetypal "live fast, die young" rebel who was assasinated in Kyoto at the age of 33, having tried to drum up support for nationwide political upheaval.
As Wallace makes clear, Ali risked much more than his claim to be the greatest when he refused to go to Vietnam and he's the only leading character in this 1960s drama to emerge alive, Malcolm X, Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy all assasinated during the course of the legal battle.
Born in Atlanta on Janury 15, 1929; assasinated April 4, 1968 A federal holiday celebrated on the third Monday of January.
The Life and Times of Harvey Milk,'' the 1984 documentary about the assasinated gay supervisor from San Francisco, will lead off UCLA's Festival of Preservation tonight.
Then the press find out about the illegal bank and the money-laundering scheme and High John's and Dolores's names are tarnished; finally one night during a boxing match High John is assasinated by an unknown gunman and vitriol is thrown in Dolores's face.
Shortly after he was assasinated on a podium in New York City on 13 Oct 1992, Kamau Brathwaite deciphered and read a document recently come into his possession purporting to be a hitherto unknown letter of Columbus, the authenticity of which will probably never be agreed on among the scholars of the Admiral.
Others were assasinated on returning to their homes.
Their village in Guerro state was the scene of bloody reprisals during the "secret war" of the 1970s when thousands of peasants, leftists and radicals were assasinated or simply disappeared.
Famed civil rights leader assasinated April 4, 1968, during an organized compaign by garbage workers in Memphis.
The response from the military was so vehement, in fact, that Hackworth feared he might be assasinated.
2010: Riots in Karachi, Pakistan, triggered after a senior politician was assasinated.
enazir Bhutto was assasinated on December 27, 2007 in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.