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Chinua Achebe (1930–2013)

Chinua Achebe was born on November 16, 1930 in Ogidi, Nigeria as Albert Chinualumogu Achebe. He was a writer, known for Things Fall Apart (1971), Things Fall Apart (1987) and History of the Negro People (1965). He was married to Christine Chinwe Okoli. He died on March 21, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

(1971)
(1987)
Review Self
(1972)

Filmography

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 1987 Things Fall Apart (TV Series) (novel - 1987)
 1971 Things Fall Apart (novel) / (written by)
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 1972 Review (TV Series documentary)
Self
 1965 History of the Negro People (TV Mini Series documentary)
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 2019 Druckfrisch (TV Series)
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- Episode #1.150 (2019) ... Self
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Playwright: "Things Fall Apart", Quarry Theater, West Yorkshire, England, 1997. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Articles | See more »

Spouse:

Christine Chinwe Okoli  (his death)  (4 children)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

When suffering knocks at your door and you say there is no seat for him, he tells you not to worry because he has brought his own stool. See more »

Trivia:

Emeritus professor of English at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and Charles P. Stevenson Professor of Languages and Literature at Bard College. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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