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John F. Kennedy Jr.

Publisher and Lawyer John F. Kennedy Jr.
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Profession: Publisher and Lawyer

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: Son of U.S. President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy, and a nephew of Senators Robert F. Kennedy and Ted Kennedy.

He died in a plane crash along with his wife Carolyn Jeanne Bessette and her elder sister Lauren on July 16, 1999.

Born: November 25, 1960
Birthplace: NYC, New York, USA

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Died: July 16, 1999 (aged 38)
Cause of Death: Plane crash

Married Life

  • 1996-09-21 Elder son of U.S. President John F. Kennedy and magazine publisher John F. Kennedy Jr. (35) weds Caroline Bisset (30) at the wood-frame Brack Chapel of the First African Baptist Church in Cumberland Island, Georgia

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