History Quiz / Failed Assassination Attempts

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Can you name the intended victims of these failed assassins?

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Would-Be AssassinIntended VictimWhen & Where
Maxime Brunerie2002: Champs-Élysées, Paris
Claus von Stauffenberg1944: Wolfsschanze, Prussia
Violet Gibson1926: Rome, Italy
John Flammang Schrank1912: Hotel Gilpatrick, Milwaukee, WI
Michael Abram1999: the victim's home, Henley-on-Thames
Joseph Paul Franklin1978: county courthouse, Lawrenceville, GA
Fanni Kaplan1918: Hammer and Sickle Factory, Moscow
Alexander Berkman1892: the victim's office, Pittsburgh, PA
Oscar Collazo and Griselio Torresola1950: Blair House, Washington DC
Marcus Sarjeant 1981: The Mall, London
Arthur Bremer1972: Laurel Shopping Center, Laurel, MD
Guy Fawkes1605: underneath Parliament, London
Nguyen Van Troi1963: airport road into Saigon
Would-Be AssassinIntended VictimWhen & Where
Mehmet Ali Ağca1981: Saint Peter's Square, Vatican City
John Hinckley, Jr.1981: outside the Hilton Hotel, Washington DC
Lewis Powell1865: the victim's home, Washington, DC
Vladimir Arutyunian2005: Freedom Square, Tbilisi, Georgia
Roderick McLean1882: Windsor
Michael Riccardi1991: Bensonhurst, Brooklyn
Lynnette 'Squeaky' Fromme1975: Capitol Park, Sacramento
James Hadfield1800: Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London
Valerie Solanas1968: The Factory, Manhattan
Jean-Marie Bastien-Thiry1962: Petit-Clamart, France
Richard Lawrence1835: Capitol Building, Washington DC
Dmitry Karakozov1866: Summer Garden, St.Petersburg

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