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Michael King

Historian and Author Michael King

Profession: Historian and Author

New Zealand
New Zealand

Biography: Wrote or edited over 30 books on New Zealand topics, including the popular Penguin History of New Zealand.

Born: December 15, 1945
Birthplace: Wellington, New Zealand

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Died: March 30, 2004 (aged 58)
Cause of Death: Car crash