Chike Obi

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Birthday
17, 1921
Birthplace
Anambra, Nigeria
Death Date
Mar 13, 2008 (86)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
17, 1921
Birthplace
Anambra, Nigeria
Death Date
Mar 13, 2008 (86)

About

One of the first sub-Saharan Africans to hold a doctorate in mathematics, though he was known more for his political career.

Before Fame

He attended Cambridge and MIT before going on to teach in Lagos.

Trivia

He was one of the founders of the Dynamic Party of Nigeria and served in multiple posts in Nigerian government, including in the National Revenue Mobilization Commission.

Family Life

He and his wife Melinda raised four children together.

Associated With

Obi and Ada Lovelace are both famous mathematicians.