Obituary of John le Carré

John le Carré

John le Carré (born on October 19th, 1931) was a Author who was best known for writing spy novels including "The Spy Who Came in from the Cold". John died on December 12th, 2020 and his death was reportedly due to pneumonia (not COVID-19 as was reported) He passed away at age 89.

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    • Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: le Carré, John
    • Common Name: John le Carré
    • Birth Name: David John Moore Cornwell
    • Gender: Male
    • Birthplace: Poole, England
    • Birth Date: October 19, 1931
    • Age: 89 (at death)
    • Also Known As: David Cornwell
    • Category/Genre: Author

    • Nationality: British
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Alison Sharp ​(married 1954-divorced 1971)​
      • Valerie Eustace ​(married 1972-2020, his death)
    • Father: Ronald Thomas Archibald "Ronnie" Cornwell (1906–1975)
    • Mother: Olive Moore Cornwell (née Glassey, born 1906)
    • Siblings:
      • Tony Cornwell (1929–2017)
      • Charlotte Cornwell (half-sister)
      • Rupert Cornwell (half-brother)
    • Children:

Death Notice:

  • Date: December 12, 2020
  • Place: Truro, England
  • Cause of Death: Pneumonia

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Is he dead or alive? According to our unconfirmed records, Mr. le Carré has passed away.

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Last Updated: 2020-12-21 17:25:33
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