Christopher Marlowe (1564-1593)

Death: 30th May 1593
Location: Unmarked grave. Churchyard of St. Nicholas, Deptford, London, England
Cause of death: Stabbed
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English Elizabethan dramatist and poet. His best known plays are Tamburlaine, The Jew of Malta, Edward II and Dr. Faustus. Marlowe was stabbed to death, and there is still much speculation as to if it was an act of self-defense or if he was assassinated.