THE AWFUL END OF PRINCE WILLIAM THE SILENT: The First Assassination of a Head of State with a Handgun
The author describes how the shooting of Prince William of Orange, by a French Catholic in 1584, had a profound effect on the course of human history. For it heralded the arrival of a new threat to the safety of world leaders and the security of nations: a pistol that could easily be concealed on one's person and employed to lethal effect.
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