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Magnus Magnusson
Born (1929-10-12)12 October 1929
Reykjavík, Kingdom of Iceland
Died 7 January 2007(2007-01-07) (aged 77)
Balmore, Dunbartonshire, Scotland
Cause of death Pancreatic cancer
Nationality Icelandic
Alma mater Jesus College, Oxford
Occupation Television presenter, journalist, translator and writer
Known for Mastermind presenter, translation work
Spouse(s) Mamie Baird
Children Sally
Siggi (b.1961, d.1973)
Margaret
Anna
Jon

You don't say to a university professor who is immersed in a particular subject that they should get a life. They are encouraged to enjoy their subject and to pass it on.
Magnus Magnusson
It was despairing to find out that I am mortal.
I love doing crosswords, it's so important to keep the brain going.
There have been a lot of exercises and I've had to force myself to go out for walks even when I didn't feel like it, but apart from that, I am a lot better.
Magnus Magnusson
I have got the best of both worlds; growing up in Edinburgh and now living outside Glasgow.
Magnus Magnusson