List of assassinated persons

This is a list of persons that were assassinated for political and other reasons.

Table of contents
1 By region (chronologically)
2 Assassinations in other regions (chronologically backwards)
3 People who died under suspicious circumstances
4 Related articles and lists

By region (chronologically)

Please note the chronological sorting order.

Assassinations in Afghanistan

Assassinations in Africa

Assassinations in Canada

Assassinations in France

Assassinations in India

Assassinations in Iran

  • Xerxes I, (465 BC), Persian king killed by guards.
  • Xerxes II , (423 BC), Persian king killed by his half-brother Sogdianus.
  • Sogdianus, (423 BC), Persian king killed by his half-brother Darius II.
  • Nader Shah, (1747), Shah of Persia.
  • Ali Razmara, (1951), Prime Minister of Iran.
  • Hassan Ali Mansur, (1965), Prime Minister of Iran.
  • Ayatollah Mohammad Hossein Beheshti, (1981), killed along with over 60 others in bomb.
  • Ali Rajai, (1981), president and
  • Javid Bahonar, (1981), Prime Minister of Iran respectively, killed 30 August, just weeks after taking office.
  • Shahpur Bakhtiar, (1991), Prime Minister of Iran briefly in 1979, stabbed to death at his home in France.

Assassinations in Ireland and the U.K.

Assassinations in Japan

Assassinations in Mexico

Assassinations in Russia

Assassinations in the United States

Assassinations in Yugoslavia (and successor states)

Assassinations in other regions (chronologically backwards)

Political assassinations

Please note the sorting order: chronologically backwards.

Heads of state and government killed in office

Other political assassinations

Assassinations of other well-known persons

Non political, please note the sorting order: chronologically backwards.

People who died under suspicious circumstances

Please note the sorting order: chronologically backwards.

Related articles and lists




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