Brian Hitchen

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Brian Hitchen CBE
Born
Brian Hitchen

(1936-07-08)8 July 1936
Chadderton, Lancashire, England
Died2 December 2013(2013-12-02) (aged 77)
Cause of deathRoad accident
OccupationJournalist

Brian Hitchen, CBE (8 July 1936 – 2 December 2013) was a British newspaper editor. Late in his career, he worked as a publisher.[1]

An incident with a car while crossing the road near Alicante, in Spain, led to his wife being killed instantly, while Hitchen himself died from his injuries a few hours later.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Obituary: Brian Hitchen, telegraph.co.uk, 3 December 2013
  2. Roy Greenslade "Former Star editor Brian Hitchen and wife killed in Spanish road accident". The Guardian (blog). Retrieved 3 December 2013.