1584年7月10日,勃艮第的巴尔塔萨·杰拉德(25岁)暗杀

1584年7月10日,勃艮第的巴尔塔萨·杰拉德(25岁)暗杀了奥兰治的威廉(1533-1584),奥兰治亲王(1544-1584),拿骚伯爵(1559-1584)和荷兰联合省的首任持份者。 )和手枪。 由于威廉不愿在宗教问题上公开露面,西班牙的菲利普二世曾要求一名志愿刺客。 威廉由他17岁的儿子拿骚的莫里斯(Maurice of Nassau)继承。 2006年,丽莎·贾丁(Lisa Jardine)撰写了《沉默的威廉王子的可怕尽头》。
原文:1584 Jul 10, William of Orange (1533-1584), Prince of Orange (1544-1584), Count of Nassau (1559-1584), and first stadholder of the United Provinces of the Netherlands, was assassinated by Burgundian Balthasar Gerard (25) with a handgun. Philip II of Spain had called for a volunteer assassin due to William’s reluctance take a public stand on religious issues. William was succeeded by his 17-year-old son, Maurice of Nassau. In 2006 Lisa Jardine authored “The Awful End of Prince William the Silent.”