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David Attenborough wiki, bio, age

David Attenborough who is an English Broadcaster as well as a naturalist was born on 8th May of 1926. He is mostly known for writing and presenting nine Life Series in conjunction with BBC Natural History Unit. He is the native of Isleworth, London. He was born the middle among the three sons to his parents. His childhood was spent by collecting the stones, fossils and other natural specimens. He attended the Wyggeston Grammar School for the Boys and he won the scholarship to the Clare College at the Cambridge University where he studied the geology and zoology and earned a degree in the natural sciences.

He was also invited for delivering Royal Institution Christmas Lecture in the year 1973 on The Language of Animals. He is a former senior manager at BBC where he had served as the controller of the BBC Two and the Director of Programming for BBC Television in 1960s and 1970s. David is the only person who has won the BAFTAs for programs in each of the black and white, color, HD as well as 3D. In addition to that, David’s TV credit includes The pattern of Animals and Zoo Quest, Life on Earth, Wildlife of One, The Blue Planet, Planet Earth, and Flyinh Monsters.

His contribution towards the broadcasting and the wildlife film making has brought him to the international recognition. He has been called as “The Great Communicator, The Peerless Educator” and The Greatest Broadcaster of Our Time”. He has also won numbers of awards and honors.

Talking about his personal life biography, David was married with Jane Elizabeth Ebsworth Oriel. The couple exchanged their vows with each other in 1950. They have two children together who are named as a Robert and Susan. Later, his wife Jane died in 1997.

Apart from that, David is now at the age of 88. He is widely considered as a National Treasure in the Britain. But he himself doesn’t like the term. He was named among 100 Greatest Britons in 2002 after a UK wide vote. To get more information related to his biography, we can view various internet sites like, Wikipedia, imdb and more.

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