Therese Kuoh Moukouri

#183175
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
7, 1938
Birthplace
Cameroon
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
7, 1938 (age 81)
Birthplace
Cameroon

About

A prominent feminist and author, she is best known for her 1969 work, Essential Encounters, which was the first novel written by a francophone African woman. She also published numerous articles on the topics of race, gender, and politics.

Before Fame

During her time as a law student in Paris, she focused on children's rights activism.

Trivia

Her essay, Les couples dominos, deals with the subject of interracial romance.

Family Life

She and her seven siblings grew up in Cameroon.

Associated With

She and Colette are famous French-language novelists.