Failed Assassination Attempts

Random History or World Leaders Quiz

Can you name the intended victims of these failed assassins?

Updated Mar 13, 2012

How to Play
Also try: Assassinations
Score 0/25 Timer 10:00
Would-Be AssassinIntended VictimWhen & Where
Roderick McLean1882: Windsor
Dmitry Karakozov1866: Summer Garden, St.Petersburg
Mehmet Ali Ağca1981: Saint Peter's Square, Vatican City
James Hadfield1800: Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London
Oscar Collazo and Griselio Torresola1950: Blair House, Washington DC
Lynnette 'Squeaky' Fromme1975: Capitol Park, Sacramento
Michael Riccardi1991: Bensonhurst, Brooklyn
Lewis Powell1865: the victim's home, Washington, DC
Arthur Bremer1972: Laurel Shopping Center, Laurel, MD
John Hinckley, Jr.1981: outside the Hilton Hotel, Washington DC
Marcus Sarjeant 1981: The Mall, London
Alexander Berkman1892: the victim's office, Pittsburgh, PA
Joseph Paul Franklin1978: county courthouse, Lawrenceville, GA
Would-Be AssassinIntended VictimWhen & Where
Maxime Brunerie2002: Champs-Élysées, Paris
Jean-Marie Bastien-Thiry1962: Petit-Clamart, France
Guy Fawkes1605: underneath Parliament, London
John Flammang Schrank1912: Hotel Gilpatrick, Milwaukee, WI
Fanni Kaplan1918: Hammer and Sickle Factory, Moscow
Vladimir Arutyunian2005: Freedom Square, Tbilisi, Georgia
Nguyen Van Troi1963: airport road into Saigon
Richard Lawrence1835: Capitol Building, Washington DC
Valerie Solanas1968: The Factory, Manhattan
Violet Gibson1926: Rome, Italy
Michael Abram1999: the victim's home, Henley-on-Thames
Claus von Stauffenberg1944: Wolfsschanze, Prussia

You're not logged in!

Compare scores with friends on all Sporcle quizzes.
Sign Up with Email
Log In

You Might Also Like...

Show Comments


Your Account Isn't Verified!

In order to create a playlist on Sporcle, you need to verify the email address you used during registration. Go to your Sporcle Settings to finish the process.