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Chinua Achebe in 2008
|Born||Albert Chinụalụmọgụ Achebe
16 November 1930
Ogidi, Nigeria Protectorate
|Died||22 March 2013 (aged 82)
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Occupation||David and Marianna Fisher University Professor and professor of Africana studies Brown University|
|Notable work(s)||"The African Trilogy": Things Fall Apart, No Longer at Ease, Arrow of God, A Man of the People and Anthills of the Savannah|
Chinua Achebe (16 November 1930 - 22 March 2013) was a Nigerian novelist, poet, professor, and critic. He was best known for writing the novel, Things Fall Apart which was first printed in 1958. It is the most widely read book in modern African literature. Achebe went to Nigeria's first university, University College. Achebe wrote his first short story at university.
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