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David Icke

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David Icke
Icke in June 2013
Born (1952-04-29) 29 April 1952 (age 72)
Leicester, England
Occupation(s)Writer, public speaker
MovementNew Age conspiracism
  • Linda Atherton
    (m. 1971; div. 2001)
  • Pamela Richards
    (m. 2001; div. 2011)

David Vaughan Icke (/k/; born 29 April 1952) is an English professional conspiracy theorist[1][2][3][4][5] and former footballer and sports broadcaster.[6]

He is the author of over 20 books and many DVDs and has lectured in over 25 countries, speaking for up to 10 hours to audiences.[7][8] He is known for his conspiracy theory that many of the world's most important figures are lizard people.[9]

In the 1990s, he was a sports commentator for BBC. He played football for Coventry City and Hereford United.

References[change | change source]

  1. For "professional conspiracy theorist", Michael Barkun, Chasing Phantoms: Reality, Imagination, and Homeland Security Since 9/11, Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2011, 72.
  2. For the quote, David Icke, "Biography 1", davidickebooks.co.uk, accessed 8 June 2011 ().
  3. "Conspiracy Theories". Time. 2008-11-20. ISSN 0040-781X. Retrieved 2018-12-17.
  4. Doherty, Rosa (2018-12-17). "Acclaimed author Alice Walker recommends book by notorious conspiracy theorist David Icke". Jewish Chronicle. Retrieved 2018-12-17.
  5. Shabi, Rachel (2018-11-27). "How David Icke helped unite Labour's factions against antisemitism | Rachel Shabi". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2018-12-17.
  6. "David Icke and the Rise of the Lizard People". Stuff They Don't Want You to Know. 10 February 2017. Retrieved 3 March 2017.
  7. Tyson E. Lewis, Richard Kahn, Education Out of Bounds: Reimagining Cultural Studies for a Posthuman Age, New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010, 75.
  8. David G. Robertson, UFOs, Conspiracy Theories and the New Age, London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2016, 121.
  9. "How to Spot the Reptilians Running the U.S. Government". TheAtlantic.com. Oct 31, 2013.