French President Sadi-Carnot is assassinated by an Italian anarchist

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Historical Context Note

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-PĂ©rier.
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Editors. "French President Sadi-Carnot is assassinated by an Italian anarchist". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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