Sirhan Sirhan

Palestinian convicted for the assassination of United States Senator Robert F. Kennedy

Sirhan Bishara Sirhan (born March 19, 1944) is a Palestinian with Jordanian citizenship. He was born in Jerusalem. He shot and killed U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy on June 6, 1968. He is serving his life sentence in Pleasant Valley State Prison in Coalinga, California.[1]

Sirhan Sirhan
سرحان بشارة سرحان
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Sirhan Bishara Sirhan

(1944-03-19) 19 March 1944 (age 78)
Criminal statusIncarcerated
Parent(s)Bishara Sirhan and Mary Muzhea
Criminal chargeAssassination of Robert F. Kennedy
PenaltyDeath; commuted to life imprisonment in 1972

On August 30, 2019, Sirhan was stabbed multiple times by another prisoner.[2]


  1. Sirhan Sirhan profile at
  2. TMZ [1], (August 30, 2019). Retrieved on August 30,2019.

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