The veteran war correspondent Michael Nicholson has died aged 79, his family has announced.He passed away on December 11 while on a cruise with his wife, Diana.In a career spanning more than five decades, he reported on the 1991 Gulf War, the 2003 invasion of Iraq, the Falklands War in 1982, the Balkans conflict, the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in 1974, and the Fall of Saigon the following year.In a statement, his family said: “He was an amazing father, devoted grandfather, loving husband and dear friend. “A dedicated family man, he was desperately looking forward to celebrating Christmas with his children and grandchildren. “He was a highly accomplished correspondent, much admired by his peers across the world. “His passing has devastated us all but he will be forever remembered through his enormous love for life and substantial professional legacy.”
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