11 Most Interesting Conspiracy Theories!
There are many events that have changed the course of history, as we know them presently. However, behind the scene stories have surfaced in many cases and these have been riddled with conspiracy theories. Below are listed some interesting collection from the annals of history that can be placed in this category.
11. Illuminati Conspiracy Theory
This theory claims that many world events are now controlled by a secret society by the name of Illuminati. The believers in the theory claim that that people from society have penetrated world governments and are influencing policies with the objective of controlling world in near future.
10. Indian Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri Was Poisoned
The second Prime Minister of India, Lal Bahadur Shastri died from a heart attack in Tashkent, then Soviet Union after signing a peace agreement with Pakistan. His family doubted the heart attack theory as Lal Bahadur had no history of heart ailment. Moreover, no postmortem was done giving credential to the conspiracy theory.
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9. Death of Subhas Chandra Bose
The Indian freedom hero died in a plane crash in Taiwan in 1945 when he was on his way to Tokyo. However, many conspiracy theories float until date with some saying that he was captured by USSR. Another theory points to the fact that he lived the life of Gumnami Baba in Faizabad district of Uttar Pradesh. The saint who had much resemblance to Subhas Chandra Bose passed away on September 16, 1985.
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8. Assassination of John F Kennedy
John F Kennedy, the 35th President of United States was shot on November 22, 1963. Investigators found that the Kennedy was shot by Lee Harvey Oswald. However, footage of the day pointed that four shots had been fired and three of these came from a different direction. This is quite contrary to what Warren Commission had claimed and the conspiracy theory behind the killing remains alive, even today.
7. Moon Landings Were Faked By NASA
Many point to the fact that the landing on moon by Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin was faked by America as they wanted to beat the Russians in the race of reaching the moon first. The believers of this theory point that wind was blowing when Armstrong hoisted the flag. This they pointed is not possible in a vacuum. Moreover, there were no stars in the photograph. Many other points have also been pointed out.
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6. Indian Ocean Tsunami of 2004
The tsunami in Indian Ocean in 2004 had killed thousands but people who see this as conspiracy point out that this was not a natural event. Instead they claim that this was an Indian nuclear experiment in which American and Israeli nuclear experts had also participated.
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5. William Shakespeare
It is ironical that credentials of William Shakespeare too are being doubted. These doubts started arising around 230 years after his death. The profounder of the conspiracy theory point out that plays and poems traditionally attributed to William Shakespeare were written by Edward de Vere who was the 17th Earl of Oxford.
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4. The AIDS Virus
AIDS was first discovered when it first struck in 1981 in United States. However, rumors were afloat that the deadly virus was created by United States as it wanted to end African Americans and homosexuals. Thabo Mbeki, South African President(1999-2008) also advocated this theory and pointed that AIDS virus was manufactured by United States government in its military labs.
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3. The Holocaust
Though numerous evidences of genocide of Jews in Holocaust in 2nd world war are present but the deniers of this theory point out that such a thing never happened and the figures of those killed are on the higher side.
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2. Killing of Bhagat Singh Could Have Been Stopped
Though Mahatma Gandhi tried his best to stop the execution of Bhagat Singh, the Indian freedom fighter, many believe that he did not do much to stop the execution. This they point, he did as he was not in agreement with the violent means of the legendary freedom fighter.
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1. Death of Princess Diana
Though Princess Diana died in a French Tunnel Crash on 31 August 1997 and it was apparently an accident, Al-Fayed, the father of Dodi Fayed who was her boyfriend at that time has stated that this was a conspiracy and that the couple was murdered.
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