Weird History List of North & South American Assassinations  

Notable Famous Deaths
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Curious about what South American Assassinations have taken place? This is a detailed list of assassination in south America, central America assassinations, and notable north american assassinations. These assassination on the american continents have been motivated by drug wars, politics, religion, and even racism. These are notable deaths caused by assassinations. The North & South America Assassination list can be sorted by victim name, victim birthdate and victim's birthplace.

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Daniel Parke is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of North & South American Assassinations
British governor of the Leeward Islands

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Justo José de Urquiza is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of North & South American Assassinations
Dec. at 69 (1801-1870) - former president of Argentina

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Pedro Eugenio Aramburu is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of North & South American Assassinations
Dec. at 67 (1903-1970) - former president of Argentina executed by the Montoneros

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Carlos Prats is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of North & South American Assassinations
Dec. at 59 (1915-1974) - Chilean general

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Zelmar Michelini is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of North & South American Assassinations
Dec. at 52 (1924-1976) - Uruguayan senator

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Héctor Gutiérrez Ruiz is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of North & South American Assassinations
Dec. at 42 (1934-1976) - speaker of the Uruguayan House of Representatives

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Richard Sharples is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of North & South American Assassinations
Dec. at 57 (1916-1973) - governor of Bermuda

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Pedro Blanco Soto is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of North & South American Assassinations
Dec. at 34 (1795-1829) - President of Boliva

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Manuel Isidoro Belzu is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of North & South American Assassinations
Dec. at 57 (1808-1865) - President of Bolivia

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Mariano Melgarejo is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of North & South American Assassinations
Dec. at 51 (1820-1871) - President of Bolivia

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Che Guevara is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of North & South American Assassinations
Dec. at 39 (1928-1967) - Argentine revolutionary leader

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René Barrientos is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of North & South American Assassinations
Dec. at 50 (1919-1969) - former President of Bolivia

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Juan José Torres is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of North & South American Assassinations
Dec. at 56 (1920-1976) - former President of Bolivia

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Pinheiro Machado is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of North & South American Assassinations
Dec. at 64 (1851-1915) - Brazilian politician

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João Pessoa Cavalcânti de Albu... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of North & South American Assassinations
Dec. at 52 (1878-1930) - In 1930

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Adib Shishakli is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of North & South American Assassinations
Dec. at 55 (1909-1964) - Syrian military dictator

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Vladimir Herzog is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of North & South American Assassinations
Dec. at 38 (1937-1975) - Journalist

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Zuzu Angel is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of North & South American Assassinations
Dec. at 55 (1921-1976) - Brazilian activist

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Chico Mendes is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of North & South American Assassinations
Dec. at 44 (1944-1988) - Brazilian environmental activist

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Paulo Cesar Farias is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of North & South American Assassinations
Paulo Cesar Farias Dec. at 51 (1945-1996) - Collor de Mello's campaign treasurer

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Antônio da Costa Santos is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of North & South American Assassinations
Mayor of Campinas

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Dorothy Stang is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of North & South American Assassinations
Dec. at 74 (1931-2005) - American nun killed by business interests

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Thomas D'Arcy McGee is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of North & South American Assassinations
Dec. at 43 (1825-1868) - Canadian father of Confederation

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George Brown is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of North & South American Assassinations
newspaper editor and Senator

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Pierre Laporte is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of North & South American Assassinations
Dec. at 49 (1921-1970) - Quebec Minister of Labour, was kidnapped and murdered by the FLQ

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Atilla Altıkat is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of North & South American Assassinations
Atilla Altıkat Turkish diplomat assassinated by Armenian nationalists in Ottawa

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Tara Singh Hayer is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of North & South American Assassinations
Dec. at 62 (1936-1998) - journalist killed by Sikh separatists

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René Schneider is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of North & South American Assassinations
Dec. at 57 (1913-1970) - Chilean general

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Edmundo P�rez Zujovic is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of North & South American Assassinations
Edmundo P�rez Zujovic Chilean ex Secretary of interior affairs

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Víctor Jara is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of North & South American Assassinations
Dec. at 41 (1932-1973) - singer

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Jaime Guzmán is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of North & South American Assassinations
Dec. at 45 (1946-1991) - Chilean Senator

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Antonio José de Sucre is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of North & South American Assassinations
Dec. at 35 (1795-1830) - Venezuelan politician, statesman, soldier

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Rafael Uribe Uribe is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of North & South American Assassinations
Dec. at 55 (1859-1914) - Lawyer, journalist, diplomat, soldier

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Jorge Eliécer Gaitán Ayala is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of North & South American Assassinations
Dec. at 45 (1903-1948) - Liberal Party leader

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Rodrigo Lara Bonilla is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of North & South American Assassinations
Dec. at 38 (1946-1984) - Minister of Justice

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Jaime Pardo Leal is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of North & South American Assassinations
Dec. at 46 (1941-1987) - Presidential candidate, leader of the Patriotic Union party

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Guillermo Cano Isaza is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of North & South American Assassinations
Dec. at 61 (1925-1986) - Director of El Espectador newspaper

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Luis Carlos Galán is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of North & South American Assassinations
Dec. at 46 (1943-1989) - Presidential candidate, leader of the Colombian Liberal Party

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Bernardo Jaramillo Ossa is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of North & South American Assassinations
Dec. at 34 (1956-1990) - Presidential candidate, leader of the Patriotic Union party

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Carlos Pizarro Leongómez is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of North & South American Assassinations
Dec. at 39 (1951-1990) - Presidential candidate, leader of the M-19 party

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Diana Turbay is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of North & South American Assassinations
Dec. at 41 (1950-1991) - journalist and daughter of former Colombian president Julio C�sar Turbay Ayala

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Andrés Escobar is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of North & South American Assassinations
Dec. at 27 (1967-1994) - International footballer

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Manuel Cepeda Vargas is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of North & South American Assassinations
Dec. at 64 (1930-1994) - Senator, leader of the Patriotic Union party

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Álvaro Gómez Hurtado is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of North & South American Assassinations
Dec. at 76 (1919-1995) - former presidential candidate and director of El Nuevo Siglo newspaper

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Jaime Garzón is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of North & South American Assassinations
Dec. at 39 (1960-1999) - Notable journalist and satirist

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Guillermo Gaviria Correa is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of North & South American Assassinations
Dec. at 41 (1962-2003) - Governor of Antioquia

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Antonio Guiteras is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of North & South American Assassinations
Dec. at 29 (1906-1935) - Revolutionary Socialist Leader

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Ulises Heureaux is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of North & South American Assassinations
Dec. at 54 (1845-1899) - president of the Dominican Republic

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Rafael Trujillo is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of North & South American Assassinations
Dec. at 70 (1891-1961) - Dominican Republic dictator, shot in ambush

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Gabriel García Moreno is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of North & South American Assassinations
Dec. at 54 (1821-1875) - president of Ecuador known for his support of the Catholic Church