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Top 10 People Who Survived Assassination Attempts

also part of: Top Ten People Who Survived the Most Assassination Attempts
Sometimes the world can be a cruel place. Sometimes no one is safe, not even citizens. These people were performing their duties when they were almost killed on duty. To make the list the assassin must have injured the intended target, no near misses or wrong targets
The Person who survived the attempt on their life must have been injured the attempt.
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    1Ronald Reagan
    The 40th president almost didnt make his 70th day in charge, he was shot by John Hinckly Jnr when he was walking out of the hotel, his shooter injured Reagan, causing a collasped lung and severe internal bleeding. McCarthy, Delahantay and Brady were also injured in the assassination attempt.
    Reagan suffered a collapsed lung and internal bleeding 69 days after he took office 3 people were wounded including the president

  • 2Theodore Roosevelt suggested byTomi
    Afterwards, probes and an x-ray showed that the bullet had lodged in Roosevelt's chest muscle, but did not penetrate the pleura, and it would be less dangerous to leave it in place. Roosevelt carried the bullet with him for the rest of his life.
    "It takes more than that to kill a bullmoose"

  • 3Pope John Paul II suggested byTomi
    Survived two attempts

  • 4Malala Yousafzai
    Yousafzai was shot in the head because she wanted womens education in her country, as it is a muslim country she was shot for standing up for what she believed in

  • 5Gabrielle Giffords
    The former senator was shot in the head whilst outside a grocey store in Arizona, she was critically injured as a result, but survived the attack on her life
    No she was the target of the attack, the shooter has a personal vendetta against her for something she had said to him years before
    Bit of a gray area here; she was gravely injured in a mass shooting that didn't appear to have any specific person targeted...

  • 6Queen Victoria suggested byPatrickCervantez
    Survived over 7 attempts

  • 7Andrew Jackson suggested byPatrickCervantez
    According to legend, Jackson attacked the guy with his cane.
    Jackson survived this attempt on his life due to the assilants weapon(s) misfiring twice

  • 8Larry Flynt suggested byTomi
    Shot and Paralysed from the waist down

  • 9Adolf Hitler suggested byAdam Garfinkel
    Many people, including hiis own men tried to assassinate him at least fifteen times, with the last being the infamous July 20, 1944, or "Operation Valkyrie", plot.

  • 10George Wallace
    Shot four times at close range

  • 11Grigori Rasputin suggested byzendaddy621
    He was shot, stabbed, and poisoned before they finally killed him by drowning...

  • 12Louis XV of France suggested byTomi
    The 8.1 cm (3.2 inch) blade entered the king's body between the fourth and fifth ribs.

  • 13Fidel Castro suggested bymultiyapples

  • 14Jose Ramos-Horta
    Home invaders Rebel soliders attacked and shot three times in his chest he survived and was treated in Darwin Aus

  • 15Wolfgang Schäuble
    Shot and paralysed inc facial fractures

  • 16Kiro Gligorov

  • 17Stephen Timms
    Lacerations to stomach and his liver

  • 18Zog of Albania
    Survived over 50 attempts on his life

  • 19Franz Joseph I of Austria suggested byTomi

  • 20Beatrix of the Netherlands suggested byDarrenZach

  • 21Dick Cheney suggested byDarrenZach

  • 22May Chidiac

  • 23Queen Elizabeth I of England suggested byAdam Garfinkel

  • 24zakhaev from cod 4 suggested byRedzombieland22

  • 25Queen Elizabeth II suggested byJamPlaysGames

  • 26Barack Obama suggested by635535

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