Daphne Caruana Galizia


Age: 53

Maltese blogger and journalist who reported on political events in Malta and focused on investigative reporting into government corruption, nepotism, patronage, allegations of money laundering, links between Malta's online gaming industry with organized crime, and oil smuggling cartels, whose national and international reputation was built on her regular reporting of misconduct by Maltese politicians and politically exposed persons after she refused to give up on her reporting despite multiple threats, intimidation, lawsuits and attacks for decades, who was a regular columnist with The Sunday Times of Malta and later The Malta Independent, but who revealed controversial and sensitive information along with allegations relating to a number of Maltese politicians and the Panama Papers scandal in 2016 and 2017.

Cause of Death: Killed in a car bombing

Born: August 26, 1964

Died: October 16, 2017

Bidnija, Malta