Top 10 Assassins

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The Top Ten

1 Gavrilo Princip

The Archduke's car made a wrong turn, and the guy that was supposed to shoot him didn't get to. Gavrilo really just happened to be on watch at that street, and opened fire when he saw the car.

Responsible for the death of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria who's death would ultimately spark World War I - World10s

He was captured but was too young for the death penalty

2 Lee Harvey Oswald Lee Harvey Oswald

Although, who knows if he didn't do it alone?

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3 James Earl Ray James Earl Ray V 1 Comment
4 Talmadge Hayer
5 Mark David Chapman Mark David Chapman Mark David Chapman is an American prison inmate who murdered John Lennon on December 8, 1980. Chapman shot Lennon outside The Dakota apartment building in New York City.

Shot and Killed John Lennon a British Musician - World10s

6 John Wilkes Booth John Wilkes Booth John Wilkes Booth was an American stage actor who assassinated President Abraham Lincoln at Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C.

I don't know why Gavrilo Princip is number one, seeing as he didn't assassinate the Archduke Ferdinand, but instead saw his car coming down the road and decided, on a whim, to shoot him. He was part of the group that planned the assassination, but he only managed to kill Ferdinand because of an accident. John Wilkes Booth, in the meantime, planned every meticulous detail of his assassination of President Lincoln, even timing the gunshot with the sounds coming from the performance that was on that night at Ford's Theater.

He planned his assassination in marvelous detail. He memorized every detail of the play Lincoln would be watching. He even accounted for the parts of the play that would invoke laughter from the audience, masking the gunshot with the sound of applause, and dashing across the stage in the midst of the confusion. He then made his escape after declaring "Victory for the south".

Killer of President Abraham Lincoln - World10s

7 Joseph Stalin Joseph Stalin Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin was a Georgian dictator, and was the leader of the Soviet Union from the mid-1920s until his death in 1953. Holding the post of the General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, he was effectively the dictator of the state.

Only ordered people to be killed. Rarely, if ever, killed people himself, and if he did, I doubt it would have been an assassination so much as an execution.

Ordered Men to kill communist revolutionary Leon Trotsky - World10s

8 Servilius Casca

First to stab Roman Statesman Julius Caesar - World10s

9 Alex de Large
10 Connor Kenway

Survives cannonball then minutes later killes his father who is a master templar

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The Contenders

11 Nathan Gale

Shot and killed heavy metal guitarist Dimebag Darrell while Dimebag was performing on stage

12 Richard Kuklinski Richard Kuklinski

A mob hitman. He killed up to 200 enemies of the organized crime families. He was, for many years, the mob's number one hitman, and killed his targets with a wide variety of methods, including different poisons, melee weapons, and firearms.

13 Giuseppe Zangara

Attempted to Kill President Franklin D. Roosevelt however shot and injured 5 people and killing Chicago Mayor
Anton Cermak. - World10s

14 Yigal Amir
15 Andrew Cunanan Andrew Cunanan Andrew Phillip Cunanan was an American serial killer who murdered at least five people, including fashion designer Gianni Versace, during a three-month period in 1997. On June 12, 1997, Cunanan became the 449th fugitive to be listed by the FBI on the FBI Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list. V 1 Comment
16 Yolanda Saldivar
17 Sirhan Sirhan
18 Jack Ruby
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