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Famous People Who Were Stabbed to Death

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List of famous people who were stabbed to death, including photos, birthdates, professions, and other information. These celebrities who were stabbed to death are listed by fame and notoriety and include the famous stabbing victims’ hometowns and biographical info about them when available. Examples of items on this list: Daniel M. Lewin, Mata'pang and many more. These notable stabbing deaths include modern and long-gone famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has stabbed to death as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. (30 Items)
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    Julius Caesar was a Roman general and dictator who reigned from October 49 BC - 15 March 44 BC. On the Ides of March, he was assassinated by a group of senators including Marcus Junius Brutus and Servilius Casca, who stabbed a dagger into Caesar's neck.

    His story was adapted into a play by William Shakespeare.
    about... Profession: Politician, Author
    Age: Died at 56 (99 BC-43 BC)
    Birthplace: Rome, Italy
    Cause Of Death: Stabbing, Tyrannicide, Assassination
    Place Of Death: Theatre of Pompey
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    Caligula was a Roman emperor who reigned from 37–41 AD. He died after being stabbed over 30 times by his conspirators, who were angry at the way Caligula was running Rome and that he wanted to move to Egypt.
    about... Profession: Roman emperor
    Age: Died at 29 (12-41)
    Birthplace: Anzio, Italy
    Cause Of Death: Stabbing, Tyrannicide, Assassination
    Place Of Death: Palatine Hill, Italy
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    Elliott Smith was a singer-songwriter who was nominated for an Academy Award for his song "Miss Misery" which appeared in the 1997 film "Good Will Hunting." Smith died on October 21, 2003, after apparently stabbing himself in the chest.

    Some speculate that Smith was actually murdered by his girlfriend Jennifer Chiba because her fingerprints were on the knife. Chiba says that she tried to pull the knife out of his chest after she heard Smith scream.
    about... Profession: Film Score Composer, Songwriter, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Film Editor + 2 more
    Age: Died at 34 (1969-2003)
    Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America
    Institution: Lincoln High School, Hampshire College
    Cause Of Death: Stabbing, Suicide
    Place Of Death: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
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    Bryan Kocis was a director of a gay pornographic films who founded Cobra Video. He was found stabbed to death on January 24, 2007 in his home, which was set on fire in an attempt to cover up any evidence. Two male escorts Harlow Cuadra and Joseph Kerekes were given life sentences for the crime.
    about... Profession: Film Producer, Film Director
    Age: Died at 45 (1962-2007)
    Birthplace: Larksville, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    Institution: Rochester Institute of Technology
    Cause Of Death: Stabbing, Murder
    Place Of Death: Dallas Township, Pennsylvania, United States of America
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    Anna Lindh was a Swedish politician who was the Minister for Foreign Affairs from October 7, 1998 until she was murdered on September 11, 2003. That day, Lindh was stabbed while shopping at a department store. She was rushed to the hospital where she later died. Mijailo Mijailović was found guilty of the crime which was not believed to be politically motivated.
    about... Profession: Politician
    Age: Died at 46 (1957-2003)
    Birthplace: Enskede-Årsta-Vantör, Sweden
    Institution: Uppsala University
    Cause Of Death: Stabbing, Assassination
    Place Of Death: Stockholm, Sweden
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    Rob Knox was the British actor who played Marcus Belby in the film "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince." Knox was stabbed to death by a man who was picking a fight with his younger brother. He was only 18 years old when he died. Karl Norman Bishop was given a sentence of life in prison for the crime.
    about... Profession: Actor
    Age: Died at 19 (1989-2008)
    Birthplace: Kent, United Kingdom
    Institution: Beths Grammar School
    Cause Of Death: Stabbing, Murder
    Place Of Death: Sidcup, London, United Kingdom
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