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|Born||Akinwande Oluwole Babatunde Soyinka
13 July 1934
Abeokuta, Nigeria Protectorate (now Ogun State, Nigeria)
|Occupation||Author, poet, playwright|
|Genre||Drama, Novel, poetry|
|Notable awards||Nobel Prize in Literature
Academy of Achievement Golden Plate Award
Akinwande Oluwole "Wole" Babatunde Soyinka (Yoruba: Akinwándé Oluwo̩lé Babátúndé S̩óyinká; born 13 July 1934) is a Nigerian playwright and poet. He was awarded the 1986 Nobel Prize in Literature, the first African to be honored in that category.
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