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His wiki article has been updated to say that he passed away recently. Are there any other sources confirming that? Thanks.

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    $\begingroup$ For what it's worth, that edit seems to have been made by someone in the city of Béziers in France (though could be through a VPN, or via Tor, or...). Others may be able to glean information from that fact. $\endgroup$ – David Roberts Dec 28 '18 at 6:56
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    $\begingroup$ Properly speaking, though, asking whether or not this is a suitable question to ask on MO means this could go on meta. $\endgroup$ – David Roberts Dec 28 '18 at 7:17
  • $\begingroup$ If so, this is unfortunate, especially after the recent announcement of Elias Stein's passing away. $\endgroup$ – Josiah Park Dec 28 '18 at 7:20
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    $\begingroup$ I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it is no longer relevant (the question asked whether some information, now confirmed, is reliable) $\endgroup$ – YCor Dec 28 '18 at 19:00
  • $\begingroup$ maybe ask en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bryan_John_Birch ? $\endgroup$ – JonMark Perry Jan 7 at 9:48
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The answer seems to be yes (from private sources close to Sir Peter Swinnerton-Dyer).

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