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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’ hometown and biographical info about them when available.

Examples of people on this list: Daniel M. Lewin, Mata'pang and many more. Featuring people who committed suicide by getting stabbed and more, this list has it all. 

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. 
Julius Caesar is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Were Stabbed to Death
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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.

Gaius Julius Caesar was a Roman general, statesman, Consul, and notable author of Latin prose. He played a critical role in the events that led to the demise of the Roman Republic and the rise of the Roman Empire. In 60 BC, Caesar, Crassus, and Pompey formed a political alliance that was to dominate Roman politics for several years. Their attempts to amass power through populist tactics were opposed by the conservative ruling class within the Roman Senate, among them Cato the Younger with the frequent support of Cicero. Caesar's victories in the Gallic Wars, completed by 51 BC, extended Rome's territory to the English Channel and the Rhine. Caesar became the first Roman general to cross both ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 56 (99 BC-43 BC)

Birthplace: Rome, Italy

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Caligula is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Were Stabbed to Death
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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.

Caligula was the popular nickname of Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus Germanicus, Roman emperor. Caligula was a member of the house of rulers conventionally known as the Julio-Claudian dynasty. Caligula's father Germanicus, the nephew and adopted son of Emperor Tiberius, was a very successful general and one of Rome's most beloved public figures. The young Gaius earned the nickname "Caligula" from his father's soldiers while accompanying him during his campaigns in Germania. When Germanicus died at Antioch in AD 19, his wife Agrippina the Elder returned to Rome with her six children where she became entangled in a bitter feud with Tiberius. The conflict eventually led to the destruction of her ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 29 (12-41)

Birthplace: Lazio, Europe, Eurasia, Province of Rome, Italy, + more

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Elliott Smith is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Were Stabbed to Death
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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.

Steven Paul "Elliott" Smith was an American singer-songwriter and musician. Smith was born in Omaha, Nebraska, raised primarily in Texas, and lived for much of his life in Portland, Oregon, where he first gained popularity. Smith's primary instrument was the guitar, but he was also proficient with piano, clarinet, bass guitar, drums and harmonica. Smith had a distinctive vocal style, characterized by his "whispery, spiderweb-thin delivery", and used multi-tracking to create vocal layers, textures and harmonies. After playing in the rock band Heatmiser for several years, Smith began his solo career in 1994, with releases on the independent record labels Cavity Search and Kill Rock Stars. In ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 34 (1969-2003)

Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America

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Bryan Kocis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Were Stabbed to Death
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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.

Bryan Charles Kocis, also known as Bryan Phillips, was a director of gay pornographic films and founder of Cobra Video, a gay porn film studio. Kocis was murdered at his Dallas Township, Pennsylvania home on January 24, 2007; arson was used in an attempt to disguise the circumstances of his death. Two escorts, Harlow Cuadra and Joseph Kerekes, were charged and convicted for Kocis' murder. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 45 (1962-2007)

Birthplace: Larksville, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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