Charles Lincoln Van Doren was born on February 12, 1926, and died on April 9, 2019.
He was an American academic, writer, and editor.
He was involved in a television quiz show scandal in the 1950s.
During 1959, Doren testified before the United States Congress that he had been given the correct answers by the producers of the show Twenty-One.
After he was terminated by NBC, he joined the Encyclopedia Britannica in 1959, becoming a vice president and writing and editing many books before retiring in 1982.
Charles Van Doren passed away at 93 years old.