South Africa has forged many influential men throughout its history. But even among this illustrious group, a handful of individuals stand above the rest.
Target: Jani Allan
Position at the time: Columnist/Reporter
Would-Be Assassin: Cornelius Lottering, member of the 'Orde van die Dood' (a militant offshoot of the Afrikaner Resistance Movement).
Location: Allan's Residence, Johannesburg, South Africa
Date: 14 July 1989
Outcome: No one was hurt.