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John F. Kennedy sits next to his wife, Jacqueline, in a limousine in Dallas shortly before his assassination on Nov. 22, 1963. | Walt Cisco, Dallas Morning News; Public Domain
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8 Most Famous Assassinations in History

JFK isn't the only leader to have died by another's hands. He joins a long list of leaders who were murdered, most often for political reasons.

November 22, 2013
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John Wilkes Booth leans forward to shoot President Abraham Lincoln as he watches a play at Ford's Theater in Washington, D.C, in 1865. | Bettmann/CORBIS
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