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Assassination of Anwar Sadat

On October 6, 1981 the President of Egypt was shot dead.

He was killed by Egyptian officers taking part in a military parade.

He was replaced by his Vice-President, Hosni Mubarak.

Photo: September 6, 1978 Egyptian President Anwar El Sadat
Credit: AP

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