British Prime Minister Spencer Perceval was shot dead in the House of Commons lobby on May 11, 1812. Two hundred years later, his murder remains the only assassination of a British prime minister in history.

John Bellingham

John Bellingham was a Liverpool businessman, his early life is largely unknown, he was born in St Neots, Huntingdonshire, in the late 1790s, and about 1800 he went to Arkhangelsk, Russia as an agent for importers and exporters. He returned to England in 1802, and was a merchant broker in Liverpool.

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