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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 the "Brotherly Leader" of the Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya from 1977 to 2011, when he was ousted in the Libyan civil war. After beginning as an Arab nationalist and Arab socialist, he later governed the country according to his own ideology, the Third International Theory. He eventually embraced Pan-Africanism, and served as Chairperson of the African Union from 2009 to ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 69 (1942-2011)

Birthplace: Qasr Abu Hadi

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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. President, John F. Kennedy. Joseph Kennedy had been expected to become president, especially after his father's political exile for supporting the appeasement policy of Neville Chamberlain in the advent of World War II. However, Kennedy was killed in action during the war in a top-secret mission, and the high expectations then fell upon his younger brother John. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 29 (1915-1944)

Birthplace: Brookline, Massachusetts, United States of America

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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 public perception of war at the time and to the confidently patriotic verse written by earlier war poets such as Rupert Brooke. Among his best-known works – most of which were published posthumously – are "Dulce et Decorum est", "Insensibility", "Anthem for Doomed Youth", "Futility" and "Strange Meeting". ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 25 (1893-1918)

Birthplace: Oswestry, England

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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. Moseley's Law justified many concepts in chemistry by sorting the chemical elements of the periodic table of the elements in a logical order based on their physics. Moseley's law advanced atomic physics by providing the first experimental evidence in favour of Niels Bohr's theory, aside from the hydrogen atom spectrum which the Bohr theory was designed to reproduce. That theory refined Ernest ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 28 (1887-1915)

Birthplace: Weymouth, Dorset, United Kingdom

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