Adamson, Joy-Friederike Victoria

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Born: Jan 20, 1910 AD
Died: 1980 AD, at 69 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Authors, Naturalists


1910 - Adamson was born Joy Friedericke Victoria Gessner in Opava, Czech Republic (formerly Troppau, Austria) on January 20, 1910.

 

1955 - Appeared in the British television crime drama titled "The Vise". Studied and painted animals in the wild.

 

1980 - On January 3, 1980, Adamson was murdered by his employee.

 

List of Books written by Adamson:

 

Born Free: A lioness of two worlds (1960)

 

Living Free: The story of Elsa and her cubs (1966)

 

Forever Free: Elsa's Pride (1964)

 

The Spotted Sphinx (1969)

 

Pippa: The Cheetah and her Cubs (1970)

 

Joy Adamson's Africa (1972)

 

Pippa's Challenge (1972)

 

Peoples of Kenya (1975)

 

The searching spirit: An autobiography (1978)

 

Queen of Shaba: The Story of an African Leopard (1980)

 

Friends from the Forest (1980)

 

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