David Olusoga

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Birthday
5, 1970
Birthplace
Lagos, Nigeria
Birth Sign
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Birthday
5, 1970 (age 50)
Birthplace
Lagos, Nigeria

About

Historian, writer, and film-maker who is an expert on military history, empire, race and slavery. He has written multiple books, and is a Professor of Public History at the University of Manchester. 

Before Fame

He studied at the history of slavery at the University of Liverpool. After noticing that the lack of representation in British media, he started producing history programs after graduation. 

Trivia

He has been granted multiple awards and honors, including the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in 2019, for services to history and community integration. 

Family Life

His father was Nigerian and his mother was British. 

Associated With

In 2015 he co-hosted the documentary series Civilisations with Mary Beard and Simon Schama

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