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How many American presidents were assassinated?

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Abraham Lincoln, Sixteenth President of the United States

Abraham Lincoln, Sixteenth President of the United States

Credit Line: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, LC-USP6-2415-A DLC James Garfield, Twentieth President of the United States

James Garfield, Twentieth President of the United States

Credit Line: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, LC-USP6-2415-A DLC William McKinley, Twenty-Fifth President of the United States

William McKinley, Twenty-Fifth President of the United States

Credit: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, LC-USZ62-8198 DLC

Question: How many American presidents were assassinated?

Answer: Four presidents were assassinated while in office. Those were:

All four of them were killed by shooting. Interestingly enough, they were also all victims of Tecumseh's Curse.

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Six presidents survived assassination attempts:

 

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