Cornell University scholar Benedict Anderson is no more

Q.  Which famous Cornell University scholar died on 13th December 2015 at the age of 79?
- Published on 14 Dec 15

a. John Nash
b. Benedict Anderson
c. Craig J. Reynolds
d. None of the above

ANSWER: Benedict Anderson
Benedict Anderson, a scholar from Cornell university who was one of the most influential voices in the field of nationalism and Southeast Asia studies passed away in Indonesia on 13th December 2015 at the age of 79. He died in his sleep during a visit to the city of Malang. He is best known for his 1983 book entitled Imagined Communications: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism.

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