Joy Adamson, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Joy Adamson


Date of Birth: 20-Jan-1910

Place of Birth: Austria-Hungary

Date of Death: 03-Jan-1980

Profession: naturalist, writer, painter, botanical illustrator, environmentalist, ecologist

Nationality: Austria, United Kingdom

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About Joy Adamson

  • Friederike Victoria "Joy" Adamson (née Gessner, 20 January 1910 – 3 January 1980) was a naturalist, artist and author.
  • Her book, Born Free, describes her experiences raising a lion cub named Elsa.
  • Born Free was printed in several languages, and made into an Academy Award-winning movie of the same name.
  • In 1977, she was awarded the Austrian Cross of Honour for Science and Art.

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