Magnus Magnusson

Presenter, Author

1929 – 2007

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Who was Magnus Magnusson?

Magnus Magnusson, KBE was an Icelandic television presenter, journalist, translator and writer. He was born in Iceland but lived in Scotland for almost all of his life, although he never took British citizenship. He came to prominence as a BBC television journalist, and was best known as the presenter of the BBC television quiz programme Mastermind, which he hosted for 25 years.

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Born
Oct 12, 1929
Reykjavik
Children
Nationality
  • Iceland
  • Scotland
Profession
Education
  • Jesus College, Oxford
  • University of Oxford
Lived in
  • Edinburgh
Died
Jan 7, 2007
Balmore

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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