Editors. "French President Sadi-Carnot is assassinated by an Italian anarchist". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=19124, accessed 21 May 2013.]
President Marie Francois Sadi Carnot of France is assassinated, being stabbed by two Italian anarchists at Lyons. He is succeeded as President of France by Jean Casimir-Périer.