Questions tagged [assassination]

Attempt to murder a person by surprise attack. Usually referred to killing a politician.

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Was there an assassination attempt against Xerxes in the battle of Thermopylae?

I watched Frank Miller's 300 last night with my girlfriend, and after the movie ended she mentioned the assassination attempt against Xerxes would have been a great plot element for the movie and that ...
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What was the first assassination/murder recorded on film?

Was it the murder of Archduke Franz-Ferdinand?