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Terry Waite

Terry WaiteAKA Terence Hardy Waite

Born: 31-May-1939
Birthplace: Bollington, Cheshire, England

Gender: Male
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Victim

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Hostage negotiator, then hostage

Taken hostage in Lebanon by Shiite Muslims in January 1987, released in November 1991.

    Kidnapped Hostage (2-Feb-1987 to 17-Nov-1991)
    Member of the British Empire 1982
    Commander of the British Empire 1992
    BBC Man of the Year 1985
    Four Freedoms Medal

Is the subject of books:
Terry Waite: Man with a Mission, 1987, BY: (biography, Terry Barnes with Terry Waite)

Author of books:
Taken on Trust: An Autobiography (1993, memoir)
Footfalls in Memory: Reflections from Solitude (1997, collection)
Travels with a Primate: Around the World with Archbishop Robert Runcie (2000, nonfiction)

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