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Chinua Achebe
  • Name: Chinua Achebe
  • Born: 11/16/1930
  • Died: 03/21/2013 (82 years old)
  • Occupation: Writer and teacher, —David and Marianna Fisher University Professor and Professor of African Studies Brown University (2009–2013), —Charles P. Stevenson Professor of Languages and Literature Bard College (1990–2008)

Chinua Achebe (/ˈɪnwɑː əˈɛb/; born Albert Chinụalụmọgụ Achebe, 16 November 1930– 21 March 2013) was a Nigerian novelist, poet, professor, and critic. His first novel Things Fall Apart (1958), often considered his masterpiece, is the most widely read book in modern African literature.

Birth Name: Albert Chinụalụmọgụ Achebe

Awards: Nigerian National Order of Merit Award 1979, St. Louis Literary Award 1999, The Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize 2010

Birth Place: Ogidi, British Nigeria

Death Place: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.

Source: Wikipedia

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