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Life Summary

Name Richard Sylvan
Alternative Names
  • Francis Richard Routley

13 December, 1935
Levin, New Zealand


16 June, 1996 (aged 60)
Bali, Indonesia

Cause of Death

heart disease

Cultural Heritage

Includes subject's nationality; their parents' nationality; the countries in which they spent a significant part of their childhood, and their self-identity.

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  • academic (1961-1967) New South Wales, Australia
  • philosopher (1961-1967) New South Wales, Australia
  • academic (1967-1971) Victoria, Australia
  • philosopher (1967-1971) Victoria, Australia
  • academic (1971-1996) Australian Capital Territory, Australia
  • conservationist (1971-1996) Australian Capital Territory, Australia
  • philosopher (1971-1996) Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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