Top 10 Political Assassinations of the 20th Century
Politics is a serious business, and sometimes it ends in bloodshed. Throughout history, some of the most significant leaders and politicians have paid for their progressive or distinct opinions with their lives. The twentieth century saw many important political figures killed for their efforts, and the world was forever changed in the wake of these events. For example, anyone alive remembers where they were when John F. Kennedy was killed. Many pioneers in the civil rights movement of the 1960s were killed. Deaths sometimes sparked or worsened wars, and often highlighted issues that faced the populace. In this video, WatchMojo.com counts down ten of the most significant political assassinations of the twentieth century.