J. Christopher Stevens



Age: 52


Summary: U.S. ambassador to Libya who was in many ways the model American diplomat as being committed, idealistic, willing to take risks, and eager to find out what was really happening in obscure corners of the world.



Cause of Death: Smoke inhalation due to a rocket-propelled grenade attack


Born: April 18, 1960


Died: September 11, 2012


Location: Benghazi, Libya