- 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 (/ /; 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.
Chinua Achebe quotes :
I don't care about age very much. I think back to the old people I knew when I was growing up, and they always seemed larger than life.Chinua Achebe
Art is man's constant effort to create for himself a different order of reality from that which is given to him.Chinua Achebe
The only thing we have learnt from experience is that we learn nothing from experience.Chinua Achebe