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Date of Birth 12 December 1914Chalfont St. Peter, Buckinghamshire, England, UK
Date of Death 2 January 2000Dublin, Ireland
Birth NameRichard Patrick Russ

Mini Bio (1)

Patrick O'Brian was born on December 12, 1914 in Chalfont St. Peter, Buckinghamshire, England as Richard Patrick Russ. He was a writer, known for Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003), Van der Valk (1972) and Close Up (1998). He was married to Frieda Mary Wicksteed Tolstoy-Miroslavska and Sarah Russ. He died on January 2, 2000 in Dublin, Ireland.

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Frieda Mary Wicksteed Tolstoy-Miroslavska (1945 - 1998) (her death)
Sarah Russ (? - ?) (divorced) (2 children)

Trivia (4)

Appointed CBE in 1995.
Received the honorary degree of DLitt from Trinity College Dublin in 1997.
His daughter, Jane, died age 3 of spina bifida.
Buried at Collioure, a Catalan town in southern France.

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