|Stevens in April 2012|
|10th United States Ambassador to Libya|
June 7, 2012 – September 11, 2012
|Preceded by||Gene Cretz|
|Succeeded by||Laurence Pope (Chargé d’Affairs)|
|Born||John Christopher Stevens
April 18, 1960
Grass Valley, California, U.S.
|Died||September 12, 2012 (aged 52)
|Alma mater||University of California at Berkeley
University of California, Hastings College of the Law
National War College
Stevens was born in Grass Valley, California on April 18, 1960. He studied at the University of California at Berkeley, at the University of California, at Hastings College of the Law, and at the National War College. He was never married and had no children. Stevens died on September 11, 2012 in Benghazi, Libya in the 2012 U.S. diplomatic missions attacks after he inhaled smoke from a smoke grenade. He was 52 years old.
- "New US Charge D'Affairs starts his work in Libya". 10 October 2012. http://www.kuna.net.kw/ArticleDetails.aspx?id=2267821&language=en. Retrieved 12 October 2012.
- "California birth index search". FamilyTreeLegends.com. http://www.familytreelegends.com/records/calbirths?c=search&first=john+&last=stevens&spelling=Exact&4_year=1960&4_month=4&4_day=0&5=&7=&SubmitSearch.x=0&SubmitSearch.y=0. Retrieved September 11, 2012.
- "US ambassador 'killed in Libya'". BBC News. September 12, 2012. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-19570254. Retrieved September 12, 2012.
Other websites [change]
- Official bio
- Introducing U.S. Ambassador to Libya, Chris Stevens – US Embassy Tripoli video