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List of famous people who died of killed in action, including photos, birthdates, professions, and other information. These celebrities who died by killed in action are listed alphabetically and include the famous KIA victims’ hometown and biographical info about them when available. The list you're viewing has a variety of people, like Alexander Hays and Jedh Colby Barker, in it. These notable KIA deaths include modern and long-gone famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has killed in action as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. (78 People)
Muammar al-Gaddafi is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died of Killed In Action
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Muammar Muhammad Abu Minyar al-Gaddafi, commonly known as Colonel Gaddafi, was a Libyan revolutionary and politician who governed Libya as its primary leader from 1969 to 2011. Taking power in a coup d'etat, he ruled as Revolutionary Chairman of the Libyan Arab Republic from 1969 to 1977 and then as ...more

Age: Died at 69 (1942-2011)

Birthplace: Qasr Abu Hadi

Profession: Politician, Soldier, Military Officer

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Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died of Killed In Action
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Lieutenant Joseph Patrick "Joe" Kennedy, Jr. was a junior officer in the United States Navy, a Naval Aviator, and a land-based patrol bomber pilot during World War II. He was the eldest of nine children born to Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr. and Rose Fitzgerald. He was the elder brother of future U.S. ...more

Age: Died at 29 (1915-1944)

Birthplace: Brookline, Massachusetts, United States of America

Profession: Pilot, Soldier

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Wilfred Owen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died of Killed In Action
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Wilfred Edward Salter Owen MC was an English poet and soldier, one of the leading poets of the First World War. His shocking, realistic war poetry on the horrors of trenches and gas warfare was heavily influenced by his friend and mentor Siegfried Sassoon, and stood in stark contrast both to the ...more

Age: Died at 25 (1893-1918)

Birthplace: Oswestry, England

Profession: Poet, Soldier, Writer

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Henry Moseley is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died of Killed In Action
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Henry Gwyn Jeffreys Moseley was an English physicist. Moseley's outstanding contribution to the science of physics was the justification from physical laws of the previous empirical and chemical concept of the atomic number. This stemmed from his development of Moseley's law in X-ray spectra. ...more

Age: Died at 28 (1887-1915)

Birthplace: Weymouth, Dorset, United Kingdom

Profession: Physicist, Engineer

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