Alan Whicker

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Alan Whicker
Born Alan Donald Whicker
4 August 1921 (school records)
2 August 1925 (Who's Who biography)
Cairo, Egypt
Died 12 July 2013 (aged 91)
Trinity, Jersey, Channel Islands[1]
Occupation Journalist and broadcaster
Nationality British
Partner(s) Olga Deterding
(1966–1969)
Valerie Kleeman
(1969–2013, his death)

Alan Donald Whicker (4 August 1921 – 12 July 2013[2][3]) was a British journalist and television presenter. He was born to British parents in Cairo, Egypt. At age three he moved to Richmond, Surrey. He presented Whicker's World for 29 years. He died of bronchopneumonia at his home in Jersey, Channel Islands.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Broadcaster Alan Whicker dies at 87". BBC News. 12 July 2013. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-23287351. Retrieved 12 July 2013.
  2. "Broadcaster Alan Whicker dies at 87". BBC News. 12 July 2013. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-23287351. Retrieved 12 July 2013.
  3. Some sources, including The Times and The Financial Times give his age as 91 when he died, based on a date of birth in August 1921.

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