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Equiano, Olaudah, 1745-1797

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Personal name headingEquiano, Olaudah, 1745-1797
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Variant(s)Ekiano, Olaudakh, 1745-1797
Equiano, Olaudah, b. 1745
Vassa, Gustavas, 1745-1797
Vassa, Gustavus, 1745-1797
Associated countryEngland
Associated placeUnited States
Birth date1745?
Death date1797
Place of birthNigeria
Place of deathLondon (England)
Profession or occupationSlaves Sailors Abolitionists
Found inInteresting narrative of the life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavas Vassa ... 1813.
An African's life, 1998: CIP t.p. (Olaudah Equiano; 1745-1797) CIP galley (b. in Nigeria about 1745; d. in England, 1797; prominent African in 18th century Britain)
The interesting narrative of the life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African, 2000.
American National Biography Online, accessed via The Oxford African American Studies Center online database, July 27, 2014: (Equiano, Olaudah; abolitionist, sailor, autobiographer / memoirist; born c.1745 possibly in Eboe, Essaka, Nigeria; as a slave traveled with his owner; baptized into the Church of England (1759); in 1762 he was expecting to be given his freedom in London, but was sold to a trader who took him to the Caribbean island of Montserrat; was able to buy his freedom on 10 July 1766; sailed to North America three more times; died March 1797 in London, England, United Kingdom)
Associated languageeng
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