Simon Kimbangu

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Birthday
12, 1887
Birthplace
DR Congo
Death Date
Oct 12, 1951 (64)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
12, 1887
Birthplace
DR Congo
Death Date
Oct 12, 1951 (64)

About

Religious leader who was known for being the founder of Kimbanguism, a sectarian branch of Christianity based in Africa with over 5 million followers.

Before Fame

He converted into a Baptist in 1915, and worked as a catechist for many years until 1921.

Trivia

He was arrested and convicted in 1921 after being charged with sedition.

Family Life

His family came from Nkamba, and his father was a traditional religious leader.

Associated With

He was a leader like Nelson Mandela.