|Birth Day:||February 18, 1936|
|Death Date:||Oct 7, 2004 (age 68)|
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As per our current Database, TJ Binyon died on Oct 7, 2004 (age 68).
He served his country in the linguistics branch of the military, working as a Russian interpreter during the Cold War era. Before teaching Russian Literature at the University of Leeds, he graduated from Exeter College, Oxford.
T. J. Binyon was born in Leeds, where his father Denis was a university lecturer. When, aged 18, doing his National Service, he was assigned to the Joint Services School for Linguists in Bodmin, Cornwall, to learn Russian. There, in 1954, the young soldiers, among them Alan Bennett, Michael Frayn and Dennis Potter, were trained to serve as translators and interpreters in the Cold War. It was there that Binyon's interest in Russian language and literature was kindled.
He studied at Exeter College, Oxford, but read German and Russian instead of History, which had been his original plan. After graduating he spent a year at Moscow State University. On returning to England, he took up teaching Russian literature at the University of Leeds. Eventually, in 1968, he became a fellow of Wadham College. Oxford, and taught in the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages. He served as Dean of Wadham during the 1970s and 80s and retired in the early 2000s.
TJ Binyon's marriage to Felicity Butterwick lasted for nearly two decades. Following his divorce from Butterwick, he married Helen Ellis in 2000.
Currently, TJ Binyon is 86 years, 5 months and 28 days old. TJ Binyon will celebrate 87th birthday on a Saturday 18th of February 2023. Below we countdown to TJ Binyon upcoming birthday.