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Richard Flaganan

Born: Longford, Tasmania, Australia

Flanagan was born in Longford, Tasmania, in 1961, the fifth of six children. He is descended from Irish convicts transported to Van Diemen's Land in the 1840s. His father is a survivor of the Burma Death Railway. One of his three brothers is Australian rules footballjournalist Martin Flanagan. He grew up in the remote mining town of Rosebery on Tasmania's western coast.He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts with first-class honours. The following year, he was awarded a Rhodes Scholarship at Worcester College, Oxford, where he was admitted to the degree of Master of Letters in History.

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