Nnamdi Azikiwe

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Birthday
16, 1904
Birthplace
Nigeria
Death Date
May 10, 1996 (91)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
16, 1904
Birthplace
Nigeria
Death Date
May 10, 1996 (91)

About

One of the prominent figures of contemporary Nigerian nationalism who acted as Head of State from 1960 to 1966. He also made unsuccessful bids for the presidency in 1979 and 1983.

Before Fame

He attended a variety of schools in the United States, such as the University of Pennsylvania and Columbia University.

Trivia

He was involved with the Nigerian Youth Movement, as well as many nationalistic magazines and newspapers.

Family Life

He was born in Zungeru in the Northern part of Nigeria.

Associated With

He and Morris Chesnut are both members of Phi Beta Sigma.