- NAME: Guy Fawkes
- OCCUPATION: Terrorist
- BIRTH DATE: 1570
- DEATH DATE: January 31, 1606
- PLACE OF BIRTH: York, England
- PLACE OF DEATH: London, England
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British conspirator Guy Fawkes was executed in 1606 for attempting to blow up the Parliament building in what became known as the Gunpowder Plot.
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Born in England in 1570, British conspirator Guy Fawkes was executed in 1605 for attempting to blow up the British Parliament building in what came to be known as the Gunpowder Plot. Fawkes and a group of other Catholic zealots had planted at least 20 barrels of gunpowder under the building prior to the attempted attack.
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