The greatest acts of betrayal in history


The greatest acts of betrayal in history

Benedict Arnold (American Revolutionary War): American General Arnold defected to the British side in 1780, providing strategic information and attempting to surrender the American fort at West Point.

Guy Fawkes (The Steamer Plot): Fawkes is part of the events of the failed attempt to blow up the British Parliament and King James I in 1605, aiming to restore Catholic rule by detonating explosives in the House of Lords.

Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (espionage): The Rosenbergs were accused and convicted during the Cold War of passing atomic secrets to the Soviet Union, helping the Soviets build their own bombs.

Trachis Ephialtes (Greco-Persian Wars): Ephialtes betrays the Greeks by revealing to the Persians a secret mountain pass that allowed them to defeat the Spartans at the Battle of Thermopylae in 480 BC.

Mir Jafar (Battle of Plassey): Mir Jafar, the commander of the Nawab of Bengal's army, betrays his ruler during the Battle of Plassey in 1757, which allowed the British East India Company to win and consolidate its control over India.

Robert Hanssen (FBI Double Agent): Hanssen was an FBI agent who spied for the Soviet Union and Russia for more than two decades during the Cold War. His espionage activities undermined many US intelligence operations and led to the exposure of several American agents.

Marcus Junius Brutus (The Assassination of Julius Caesar): Roman senator Brutus was one of the conspirators who assassinated Julius Caesar in 44 BC, believing they were saving the Roman Republic from Caesar's tyranny.

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