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25th September 2009

Professor David Underdown has died

The College announces with sadness the death, in his sleep, of David Underdown (1943, Modern History), Professor at Yale University for many years and Honorary Fellow of this College. Professor Underdown was an extraordinarily distinguished historian and a kind and inspiring mentor to dozens of younger historians.

His funeral will be on Wednesday 30th September in the US, and the thoughts of the Exeter community are with his family at this time.

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