(1960-04-18)april 18, 1960 grass valley, california, u.s.
september 11, 2012(2012-09-11) (aged 52) benghazi, libya
cause of death
killed in attack by ansar al-sharia
grass valley, california, u.s.
uc hastings college of law
national war college
john christopher stevens (april 18, 1960 – september 11, 2012) was an american career diplomat and lawyer who served as the u.s. ambassador to libya from may 22, 2012 to september 11, 2012. stevens was killed when the u.s. special mission in benghazi, libya, was attacked by members of ansar al-sharia on september 11–12, 2012.
stevens was the eighth u.s. ambassador to be killed while in office.