Anonymous: who was Guy Fawkes, the anti-establishment that inspired the mask of the most famous hacker

He carried out an attack on the British monarchy in 1605 and continues as an icon of the anti-establishment struggle. Find out here his story.

For those who do not know him, Fawkes’s biography includes, among other “color” data, the attempted assassination of a king together with a failed conspiracy that tried to set the English Parliament on fire. In memory of him, Anonymous uses the masks on his face.

Every November 5, especially in the United States and the United Kingdom, they light fireworks, build bonfires and burn Guy Fawkes masks to commemorate the so-called “Gunpowder Plot.”

Now, who was this character that inspired the comic V for Vengeance, created in the eighties by David Lloyd, made into a film in 2005 by the sisters Lana and Lilly Wachowski, with the leading role of Natalie Portman?

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