Joy Adamson

Joy Adamson
1910 - 1980
Joy Adamson  Kenyan Personality

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Joy Adamson was previously married to George Adamson.


Kenyan Personality Joy Adamson was born Friederike Victoria Gessner on 20th January, 1910 in Opava, Czech Republic and passed away on 3rd Jan 1980 Shaba National Reserve, Kenya, Africa aged 69. She is most remembered for Born Free. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Joy Adamson is a member of the following lists: 1980 deaths, 1910 births and British people of Austrian descent.


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First Name Joy
Last Name Adamson
Full Name at Birth Friederike Victoria Gessner
Alternative Name Joy Adamson, Friederike Victoria Gessner
Age 69 (age at death) years
Birthday 20th January, 1910
Birthplace Opava, Czech Republic
Died 3rd January, 1980
Place of Death Shaba National Reserve, Kenya, Africa
Cause of Death Murdered
Build Average
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality Kenyan
Occupation Text Naturalist, Author
Occupation Personality
Claim to Fame Born Free
Music Genre (Text) Nonfiction
Year(s) Active 1967 - 1980, 1967–1980

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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