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