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May 7, 1866

On May 7, 1866, Prince Otto von Bismarck, the future Chancellor of Prussia and real life bad-ass, was ambushed and shot several times by would-be assassin Ferdinand Cohen-Blind. As Bismarck was walking home, Cohen-Blind shot him twice from behind, at which point the future Chancellor of Prussia spun around and began beating his attacker, who … Continue reading

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