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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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Meanwhile Nobel prizewinning author Doris Lessing said she fears Mr Obama will be assasinated if he becomes the first black US President.
The clarification' of the circumstances under which Rafik Hariri was assasinated in February 2005 is essential for the "UN and the international community's credibility," explained Solana, who visited Damascus in March.
"Target Churchill," Poliltical thriller; producers, Tony DiDio, exec producer; Warren Adler; director, Kevin Connor; Will Winston Churchill be assasinated before his "Iron Curtain" speech?
Which president predicted his death before he was assasinated?
Bernaddtte was assasinated by the LEHI (Lohamei Herut Yisrael) terrorist group led by Yitzhak Shamir, early Israeli Prime Minister.
Finally, it is made a assasinated approach to the number of in the set of Galicia.
Finally, the process of beatification has begun for Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero, who was assasinated at the height of El Salvador's civil war in 1980.
He was referring to Lebanon's former prime minister Hariri who was assasinated on Feb.
"Those who killed him are the same as those who killed Rafiq Hariri and Samir Kassir, it's the security regime that is in power", said Rafi Madoyan, Hawi's stepson, referring to Lebanon's former PM assasinated in February and the anti-Syrian columnist killed on June 2, respectively.
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.
1968: Martin Luther King was assasinated: The American black civil rights leader was shot in Memphis, Tennessee, where he was to lead a march of sanitation workers protesting against low wages and poor working conditions.
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.