Indonesianist Benedict Anderson dies at 79

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Written by Dandy Koswaraputra, and was originally published in Jakarta Post,
Dec 13, 2015

Benedict Richard O’€™Gorman Anderson, an Indonesianist with Cornell University, US, died at the age of 79 on Saturday night during a nostalgic visit to Indonesia, his adopted son said on Sunday.

‘€œBen Anderson passed away last night at 11:30 pm. He told me last week that he was planning to visit several nostalgic places in East Java,’€ Wahyu Yudistira, an adopted son of Anderson told thejakartapost.com.

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