Obituary of Nnamdi Azikiwe

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Nnamdi Azikiwe

Nnamdi Benjamin Azikiwe (born November 16, 1904 in Zungeru, Nigeria) was a politician who was best known for serving as the first president of Nigeria from 1963 till 1966 and was also known as to be referred to as “father of Nigerian nationalism.” Nnamdi died on May 11, 1996 and his death was because of an unknown illness. He died at age 91.

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Nnamdi Azikiwe Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Azikiwe, Nnamdi
    • Common Name: Nnamdi Azikiwe
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Zungeru, Nigeria
    • Birth Date: November 16, 1904
    • Age: 91 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Zik
    • Occupation: Politician
    • Active Years: 1954-1966
    • Political Affiliation: National Council of Nigeria and the Cameroons
    • Net Worth: $5 million
    • Nationality: Nigerian
    • Favorite Food: Kraft Mac & Cheese
    • Favorite Color: Navy (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Nnamdi's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Nnamdi Benjamin Azikiwe
    • Father: Obed-Edom Chukwuemeka Azikiwe (1879-1958)
    • Mother: Rachel Ogbenyeanu Azikiwe
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Flora Ogoegbunam (married 1936-1983, her death)
      • Uche Ewah (married 1973-1996, his death)
    • Son(s):
      • Chukwuma Azikiwe (1940-2015)
      • Uwakwe Azikiwe
      • Molokwu Azikiwe
      • Chukwuemeka Azikiwe
      • Nwamalubia Azikiwe
      • Bamidele Azikiwe
    • Daughter(s):
      • Jayzik Azikiwe (1958-2008)
      • Chiebonam Azikiwe
      • Okechukwu Azikiwe

Death Notice:

  • Date: May 11 1996 at age 91
  • Place: Enugu, Nigeria
  • Cause of Death: Unspecified illness
  • Interment: Buried in a mausoleum in Nkpor, Nigeria

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PoliticianNigerian Born on November 16th Born in 1904 Died in 1996 Died at age 91 Died from Unspecified illness

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Wiki Page Updated: 2023-07-21 11:29:34
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