VY Mudimbe

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Birthday
8, 1941
Birthplace
DR Congo
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
8, 1941 (age 77)
Birthplace
DR Congo

About

A philosopher, author, and professor who wrote various books on African culture.

Before Fame

He joined a monastery when he was young, leaving in 1962 to study African History.

Trivia

He was considered to be the equivalent of Edward Said for African studies.

Family Life

He was brought up with his family in Jadotville, Belgian Congo.

Associated With

He and Maya Angelou both became internationally respected authors.