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Famous People Who Died in Battle

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List of famous people who died of battle, including photos, birthdates, professions, and other information. These celebrities who died in battle are listed alphabetically and include the famous soldiers’ hometowns and biographical info about them when available. Examples of items on this list: Eleazar Maccabeus, Brian Ua Neill and more. These notable battle deaths include modern and long-gone famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has died in battle as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. (11 Items)

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    Born: 45617
    Birthplace: Epirus
    Cause Of Death: Battle
    Place Of Death: Southeast Europe, Argolis, Argos, Greece
    Date Of Death: 45664
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    Eleazar Avaran

    Cause Of Death: Execution by elephant, Battle
    Date Of Death: 45774
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    Boston Custer

    Profession: Civilian contractor
    Born: 1848
    Birthplace: Northwest Territory, New Rumley, Ohio, United States of America, Harrison County + 1 more
    Nationality: United States of America
    Cause Of Death: Battle
    Interment Location: Metro Detroit, Michigan, Contiguous United States, Monroe, United States of America + 3 more
    Place Of Death: Big Horn County, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, Montana, United States, with Territories
    Date Of Death: 1876
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    Hugh le Despencer, 1st Baron le Despencer

    Profession: Justiciar
    Born: 1223
    Birthplace: Europe, Kingdom of England
    Nationality: Kingdom of England
    Cause Of Death: Stabbing, Battle
    Place Of Death: Evesham, Europe, Worcestershire, West Midlands, United Kingdom + 4 more
    Date Of Death: 1265
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    Harold Godwinson

    Born: 1022
    Birthplace: Wessex, Europe, United Kingdom, England, Western Europe
    Cause Of Death: Battle
    Interment Location: Europe, United Kingdom, Waltham Abbey Church, Western Europe
    Place Of Death: Europe, United Kingdom, Senlac Hill, Western Europe
    Date Of Death: 1066
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