Mehmet Ali Ağca

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Mehmet Ali Ağca
Mehmet Ali Agca
Born (1958-01-09) 9 Januar 1958 (age 65)
Hekimhan, Turkey
ReleegionChristian (umwhile Islam)
Criminal penalty
Life imprisonment in Italy; 10 years imprisonment in Turkey
Criminal statusParoled
Conviction(s)Attemptit murther (o Pape John Paul II)
murther (o Abdi İpekçi)
robbery, theft

Mehmet Ali Ağca (Turkis pronunciation: [ˈaːdʒa]; born Januar 9, 1958) is a Turkis[1][2] assassin wha murthert left-wing jurnalist Abdi İpekçi on Februar 1, 1979 an later shot an woondit Pape John Paul II on Mey 13, 1981, efter escapin frae a Turkis prison.

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  1. Freedman, Robert Owen, The Middle East from the Iran-Contra affair to the Intifada, (Syracuse University Press, 1991), 396; "Demirag was known as an admirer of Mehmet Ali Agca, the Turk that shot and wounded Pope John Paul II in 1981."
  2. Weigel, George, Witness to Hope: The Biography of Pope John Paul II, (HarperCollins Publisher, 1999), 397.