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David Bellamy

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David Bellamy

Bellamy in 1981
David James Bellamy

(1933-01-18)18 January 1933
London, England
Died11 December 2019(2019-12-11) (aged 86)
Durham, England
EducationSutton County Grammar School; Chelsea College of Science and Technology (now part of King's College London); Bedford College (now part of Royal Holloway, University of London)
EmployerDurham University
Known forbotanist, author, broadcast presenter, environmental campaigner
Rosemary Froy
(m. 1959)

David James Bellamy OBE (18 January 1933 – 11 December 2019) was an English author, broadcaster, environmental campaigner and botanist.[1]

Bellamy wrote, appeared in or presented hundreds of television programmes on botany, ecology, environmentalism and other issues. His television series included Bellamy on Botany, Bellamy's Britain, Bellamy's Europe and Bellamy's Backyard Safari.[2][3]

Bellamy died on the morning of 11 December 2019 in Durham, aged 86.[4]


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  1. Thompson, Elspeth (3 May 2006). "Counties of Britain: Durham by David Bellamy". The Daily Telegraph. London. Archived from the original on 13 December 2014. Retrieved 12 December 2019.
  2. Bellamy's Backyard Safari at Wild Film History Archived 2018-09-28 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 1 July 2014
  3. Ribena UK Ltd. "Ribena". YouTube. Retrieved 14 October 2017.
  4. Association, Press (11 December 2019). "TV naturalist David Bellamy dies aged 86" – via www.theguardian.com.