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28/02/1986 Assassination of Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme


Olof Palme's Funeral, March 1986...25 years later, Feb 2011


Sweden drops probe into unsolved 1986 murder of PM Olof Palme


Ivan von Birchan was asked by the CIA to assassinate Olof Palme


Vernon Mann ITN News Stockholm Prime Minister Olav Palme Assassination


30 years since the death of Olof Palme

Olof Palme, Prime Minister of Sweden, was fatally wounded by a single gunshot while walking home from a cinema with his wife Lisbet Palme on the central Stockholm street Sveavägen. Mrs. Palme was slightly wounded by a second shot. The couple didn't have bodyguards at the time.
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    • Essentials 

    • Night of the assassination 

    • Sequence of events 

    • Leads from the crime scene 

    • Chronology of leading investigators and prosecutors 

    • Murder theories 

    • Figures 

    • Film portrayals