Joy Adamson (full name Friederike Victoria Gessner) was born on January 20, 1910 in Troppau, Silesia, Austria-Hungary and died on January 3, 1980 in Shaba National Reserve, Kenya, Africa at age 69.
Joy Adamson was a German-born author and painter, who worked with wildlife in Kenya, including the lioness Elsa described in Born Free 1960.
She was murdered at her home in Kenya. She worked with her third husband, British game warden George Adamson (1906-1989), who was murdered by bandits.
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Joy Adamson was a famous German author and painter.
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Date Added: 07 September '11
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