Mongo Beti

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Birthday
30, 1932
Birthplace
Cameroon
Death Date
Oct 8, 2001 (69)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
30, 1932
Birthplace
Cameroon
Death Date
Oct 8, 2001 (69)

About

A Cameroonian author of the Twentieth Century, he is remembered for Le Pauvre Christ de Bomba and other controversial novels. His later works include Perpetue and Remember Ruben.

Before Fame

He was expelled from missionary school for his outspoken views. He later studied at the Sorbonne in Paris.

Trivia

His novel, Le Pauvre Christ de Bomba, was banned by the religious Cameroonian government for its satirical depiction of missionary life.

Family Life

He married Odile Tobner, a French woman. He died in exile from his homeland.

Associated With

He was born in the same country as voice actor Michelle Creber.