The 5 Most Ridiculous Assassination Plots Ever Attempted | Cracked.com
Giuseppe Marco Fieschi really wanted King Louis Philippe of France dead as a doornail. It would be his revenge on society for unjustly sentencing him to 10 years in prison–well, unless you consider all that stealing and forging he did to be some sort of crime. But like all assassins, he knew he’d get only one shot. So he decided to make the most of that shot–by taking 20 guns and fusing them together into an “infernal machine,” just like a supervillain … who had failed Imagination Time in kindergarten. But hey, at least he was bound to hit something, right?