Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti

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Birthday
25, 1900
Birthplace
Abeokuta, Nigeria
Death Date
Apr 13, 1978 (77)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
25, 1900
Birthplace
Abeokuta, Nigeria
Death Date
Apr 13, 1978 (77)

About

Women's rights activist who was one of the first advocates of giving Nigerian women the right to vote.

Before Fame

She studied in England and returned to Nigeria to become involved with politics, including becoming a member of the Western House of Chiefs of Nigeria.

Trivia

She helped abolish the separate tax rates for women in Nigeria.

Family Life

She was married to Reverend Israel Oludotun Ransome Kuti.

Associated With

One of her sons is musician and activist, Fela Kuti.