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Professor Ali Mazrui
Portrait of Ali Mazrui. Bentley Historical Library, 2010
Born (1933-02-24)24 February 1933
Mombasa, Kenya Colony
Died 13 October 2014(2014-10-13) (aged 81)
Nationality Kenyan
Alma mater Manchester University (BA)
Columbia University (MA)
Oxford University (PhD)
Occupation Academic and Political Author
Years active 1966 — 2014
Television The Africans: A Triple Heritage
Spouse(s) Molly Vickerman
Pauline Uti
Children 6
Awards Order of the Burning Spear (CBS)
Top 100 Public Intellectuals (2005)

Ali Al'amin Mazrui (24 February 1933 – 13 October 2014) was a Kenyan academic professor and political writer. He wrote about African and Islamic studies and North-South relations. He was born in Mombasa, Kenya. He was an Albert Schweitzer Professor in the Humanities and the Director of the Institute of Global Cultural Studies at Binghamton University in Binghamton, New York.

Mazrui died in Binghamton, New York, aged 81.

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