The name assassin was consequent from the Arabic word ‘Hashishin’ or the user of Hashish originally derogatory and wrought for the advertising during the middle ages. The notation of assassin was cited in European origin, writing of Marco Polo as described as assassin of trained killer with responsibilities of abolition of oppositions. There were numerous assassins in the world history with their successful assassination. Now we are going to enticement your attention with worldwide top ten assassins for their remarkable story in the national or political assassin’s reference.
1. Marcus Junius Brutus:
Brutus, the most famous contrived in the history, knifed Gaius Junius Caesar to death on March 15, 44 BC like other sixty or more man. Brutus as a senator contrived with other senator to kill Caesar to seize the power. This is the most historical assassination as Caesar was incredulous with his last word, ‘you too, Brutus?’
2. Andrei Lugovoi:
In the antiquity of assassination, Lugovoi was the man who poisoned Alexander Valterovick Litvinenko with polonium-210 on November 1, 2006. Litvinenko was the first victim of radiation called ‘nuclear assassination’. Litvinenko is alleged to have been poisoned while having tea with Lugovoi and Dmitiri Kovtun.
3. Lee Harvey Oswald:
Most debatable and controversial of assasination is Oswald’s as renown with the murder of American president John F.Cannedy on 22 November, 1963. Professionally he was at marine and emigrated to Soviet Union in October, 1959. Oswald in the role of assassin pointed Cannedy from a six floor window of Texas schoolbook depository during president’s motorcade by using Mannlicher-Caracano. This assassin act was totaled as the KGB, CIA, and mafia involvement that imposterd Oswald as assassin.
4. Felix Yusupov :
This assassination perhaps the most interesting or inexplicable as the group of nobles lead by Prince Felix Yusupov and Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovichto assassined Grigori Rasputin on December,1916. In this plot, assassin procured multiple steps like poisoned, shot, and clubbed and threw into icy river place in making history of Rusputin for the assassin in succumbing to death. The decision by assassin was figured as the conspirators, having decided that Rasputin’s guidance over Tsaritsa Alexandra (wife of Tsar Nicholas II) was too dangerous and a threat to the empire.
5. Nathuram Godse:
The assasintion of Mahatma Gandhi made happen on January 30, 1948 named Nathuram Godse who was a member of the Hindu Mahasabha, a Hindu nationalist organization conflicting to the Muslim League and the secular Indian National Congress. In this history rising, assassin took the attribute of the Gandhi’s support for weakening India with the reason as Gandhi’s support to detriment Hindu’s interest for minority. Dramatic assassin was made during his night public walk on the ground of Birla house by shooting with a pistol and remarked himself as revolutionary assassin in Indian history.
6. Charlotte Corday:
The key figure of French revolution Jean-Paul Marat was demolished by an assassin on July 13, 1793 by Charlotte Corday from her reviled. In this assassination Cordey created a ground under the auspices of informing on a planned Girondist uprising and stabbed Marat in the chest with a recently purchased dinner knife piercing his lung, aorta, and left ventricle. This assassin got a historical importance as the globule of French upheaval by a female assassin.
7. Jan Kubis and Jozef Gabcik:
This assasination’s victim Reinhard Tristan Eugen Heydrich was the head of the German Reichssicherheitshauptamt (RSHA) during world war II, was allotted military governor of the Protectorate of Bohemia and Morovia (Czechoslovakia). Heydrich’s brutality and cruelty to the Czech people and Jews in general netted him the nicknames Butcher of Prague, Blond Beast, and Hangman. Anthropoid Kubis and Gabcik were Czechslovakian soldiers for acting as assasin, proficiented by the British and parachuted in near Prague and set up an ambush for Heydrich as he was driven to Prague Castle on May 27, 1942. During the murder, assasin, Kubis threw a modified anti-tank grenade at Heydrich’s car, spraying Heydrich with shrapnel from the seat of the car and died after 11 days later by septicemia.
8. Gavrilo Princip:
The death of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria at the hands of Principas assasin scintillated the outbreak of World War I, called “the shoot heard round the world”. The intention of this assassination was to splinter southern provinces from Austria to form a separate country (Greater Serbia or Yugoslavia). During the assassination, motorcade condemned by the assasin with six to twenty two conspirator. While trying to leave the city, Ferdinand’s driver ostensibly made a wrong turn and unknowingly drove into Princip’s line of fire. Assasin fired into the car twice, striking and ultimately killing Ferdinand and his wife, Sophie with a 7.65 x 17 mm Fabrique Nationale semi-automatic.
9. Balthasar Gerard:
The assasin, Balthasar Gerard killed Prince William I in July 10, 1584. William was protuberant in the Dutch fight for independence from the Spanish crown in the Netherlands. Gerard who was a Catholic Frenchman and supporter of Phillip II believed William had betrayed both the Spanish king and the Catholic religion. The assasin, Gerard shot William in the chest at close range at William’s home in Delft. This notice of assasin was the first world head of state assassination through a hand gun.
10. John Wilkes Booth:
This assasin assassinated American president Abraham Lincoln on April 14, 1865 at Ford’s Theatre in Washington, D.C. though assasin, Booth was an actor and acted with allied sympathizer to kill Lincoln with Vice President Andrew Johnson, and Secretary of State William Seward. The assasin used a single-shot .44 caliber Deringer which he fired into the back of Lincoln’s head at point-blank range.
A number of assasin came on the page of history with the effect of the notorious murder that make debate always. But the fact is that this assasin put a remarks with the pull down of government or sometimes an emperor in the civilization. We always mourn for the martyr of these noble persons and assasin becomes critics always for their destructive activities.