Charles Wheeler Bio Details
Sir Selwyn Charles Cornelius Cornelius-Wheeler
Date of birth
Date of death:
4 Jul 2008
Place of death
Horsham, Sussex, UK
Cause of death
Charles worked with Ian Fleming, the James Bond Author, collecting intelligence ahead of the Allied invasion of Europe and he took part in the D-Day landings.
Charles became the BBC's longest serving foreign correspondent, remaining in his role until his death.
Appointed CMG in 2001 Knighted in the 2006 Birthday Honours
Charles Wheeler Family
Charles Wheeler's children:
Charles Wheeler's daughter is Marina Johnson QC
Charles Wheeler's current partners:
Charles Wheeler's wife was Dip Wheeler