I have listed the items in this manner: survivor - held position in country/society - year of assassination attempt
The Top Ten
1Elizabeth I, Queen of England (1570)
I don't know how or why I misspelled the title, it's actually 'Top 10 people who are survivors of assassination attempts' - styLIShT
I was kinda hoping this list to get categorized into 'People' instead of 'Miscellaneous' - styLIShT
2Theodore Roosevelt, President of the USA (1912)Theodore Roosevelt was an American statesman, author, explorer, soldier, naturalist, and reformer who served as the 26th President of the United States from 1901 to 1909. As a leader of the Republican Party during this time, he became a driving force for the Progressive Era in the United States in the ...read more.
3Pope John Paul II (1981 and 1995)Pope John Paul II served as Pope and sovereign of the Vatican City State from 1978 to 2005. He is called Saint John Paul the Great by some Catholics.
4Bob Marley, Jamaican reggae singer (1976)Robert Nesta "Bob" Marley was a Jamaican reggae singer, songwriter, musician, and guitarist who achieved international fame and acclaim.
5Napoleon I, Emperor of France (1809)Napoléon Bonaparte was a French military and political leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and led several successful campaigns during the Revolutionary Wars.
6Adolf Hitler, German Dictator (1944)Adolf Hitler was a German politician who was the leader of the Nazi Party, Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945, and Führer of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945. As dictator of Nazi Germany, he initiated World War II in Europe with the invasion of Poland in September 1939 and was a central figure of ...read more.
7Margaret Thatcher, British Prime Minister (1984)Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, was a British stateswoman and politician who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and the Leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990. She was the longest-serving British Prime Minister of the 20th century and was the first ...read more.
This attempt occured in the infamous Brighton Hotel Bombing incident, which killed 5 people, while Thatcher escapes with minor injuries. - styLIShT
8Andy Warhol, American Artist (1968)Andy Warhol, born Andrew Warhola (August 6, 1928 – February 22, 1987) was an American artist who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as Pop art. His works explore the relationship between artistic expression, celebrity culture, and advertising that flourished by the 1960s.
9Romero Prodi, Italian Prime Minister (2003)
10Jacques Chirac, French President (2002)
The French president, Jacques Chirac, survived an assassination attempt on 14th July 2002 by a man described as an emotionally disturbed neo-Nazi. The man pulled a fully loaded rifle from a guitar case and fired one shot before he was wrestled to the ground. He fired at President Chirac, riding in an open-top jeep just tens of metres away, was reviewing troops at the start of a pomp-filled military parade in Paris to celebrate Bastille Day. - styLIShT