David Bellamy’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

January 18, 1933

Death Date

December 11, 2019

Age of Death

86 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

County Durham, United Kingdom



The botanist David Bellamy died at the age of 86. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

British botanist, author, and environmental activist. He served as president of such conservation societies as the British Naturalists’ Association and the Durham Wildlife Trust.

After graduating from Chelsea College of Science and Technology with a degree in botany, he rose to scientific prominence as an expert on the environmental effects of the 1967 Torrey Canyon Oil Spill.

His numerous nature-themed books include Peatlands, England’s Last Wilderness, and Bellamy’s New World.

With his wife, Rosemary Froy, he had five children.

His Canadian contemporary, Farley Mowat, also became a well-known environmentalist and author.