Obituary of Chinua Achebe

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Chinua Achebe

Chinua Achebe (born November 16, 1930 in Ogidi, Nigeria) was a novelist and poet who was best known for his 1958 novel, “Things Fall Apart" and later for being a central figure of modern African literature. Chinua died on March 21, 2013 and his death was because of an unknown illness. He died at age 82.

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Chinua Achebe Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Achebe, Chinua
    • Common Name: Chinua Achebe
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Ogidi, Nigeria
    • Birth Date: August 16, 1930
    • Age: 82 (at death)
    • Occupations:
    • Religion: Christian
    • Net Worth: $5 million
    • Nationality: Nigerian
    • Favorite Food: Kraft Mac & Cheese
    • Favorite Color: Crimson (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Chinua's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Albert Chinualumogu Achebe
    • Father: Isaiah Okafo Achebe
    • Mother: Janet Anaenechi IIoegbunam Achebe
    • Brother(s):
      • Frank Okwuofu Achebe (1914-1992)
      • John Chukwuemeka Ifeanyichukwu Achebe
    • Sister(s):
      • Zinobia Uzoma Ikpeze
      • Augustine Nduka Achebe
      • Grace Nwanneka Achebe
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Christina Chinwe Okoli (married 1961-2013, his death)
    • Son(s):
      • Chidi Chike Achebe
      • Ikechukwu Achebe
    • Daughter(s):
      • Nwando Achebe
      • Chinelo Achebe

Death Notice:

  • Date: March 21 2013 at age 82
  • Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
  • Cause of Death: Unspecified illness
  • Interment: Buried in Ogidi, Nigeria

Category Tags:

NovelistPoet Nigerian Born on August 16th Born in 1930 Died in 2013Died at age 82Died from Unspecified illness

Chinua's Notable Roles:

  • Things Fall Apart

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Wiki Page Updated: 2023-03-23 10:48:50
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