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What Actually Happened To Famous Assassins

Updated August 27, 2021 22k views16 items
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What becomes of history's most notorious villains? While we often hear the gory details about assassination plots, we rarely hear what happened afterward to the assassins of Abraham Lincoln, Franz Ferdinand, John F. Kennedy, and Mahatma Gandhi. What were their lives like after achieving infamy? Did they repent for their sins? Or did they gloat about their misdeeds?

It's a mixed bag. Some died during their attempt, or were smoked out for what they did (quite literally, in the case of Lincoln's assassin). Others were regarded as heroes, or served time and returned to society. 

You might be surprised by what happened to some of the most famous assassins around the world.

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