Sir Patrick Moore’s biography added to Oxford Dictionary

Sir Patrick Moore   Photo by Louise Adams  C121717-1 Patrick Moore SUS-140725-101427003
Sir Patrick Moore Photo by Louise Adams C121717-1 Patrick Moore SUS-140725-101427003
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SIR Patrick Moore has made it into the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

The astronomer and broadcaster from Selsey had his biography added to the dictionary last week, along with 221 other men and women who left their mark on British life, and who also died in the year 2012.

Sir Patrick first presented The Sky at Night on BBC television on April 24, 1957, and continued doing so for more than 50 years.

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