Assassination statistics

From: Patrick Wilken (
Date: Wed Jan 16 2002 - 15:38:22 MST

> Mike Lorrey:
>In fact, we may be seeing some real evidence of this in our world. For
>instance, take world leaders. A recent statistical analysis of world
>leaders demonstrates that they have a low average life expectancy and
>that 60% of national leaders in the 20th century died violently from
>assasination or execution.


What percentage of democratically elected leaders died violently of
assassination or execution in the 20th C?

best, patrick

Patrick Wilken  
Postdoctoral Fellow in Biology, Caltech
Editor:        PSYCHE: An International Journal of Research on Consciousness
Board Member:      The Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness           

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