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Azikiwe, Nnamdi, 1904-1996

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Personal name headingAzikiwe, Nnamdi, 1904-1996
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Variant(s)Azikiwe, Benjamin Nnamdi, 1904-1996
Zik, 1904-1996
Associated countryNigeria
Birth date1904-11-16
Death date1996-05-11
Place of birthZungeru (Nigeria)
Place of deathEnugu (Nigeria)
AffiliationNigerian Youth Movement Nigeria. Nigerian Army Nigerian People's Party University of Nigeria, Nsukka Lincoln University (Pa.)
Zik's Press Ltd. (Nigeria)
Profession or occupationJournalists Philosophers Governors general Presidents Nigeria--Officials and employees
Found inAuthor's Liberia in world politics, 1934.
Uwanaka, C.U. Zik and Awo in political storm, 1982 or 1983: p. 7, etc. (Zik, pet name; Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe)
One hundred quotable quotes and poems ... c1996: t.p. (Nnamdi Azikiwe) p. vii (d. May 11, 1996)
Zik : testimonies to a great African, 2006: p. i (Nnamdi Azikiwe, 1904-1996)
Dictionary of African Biography, accessed December 8, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Azikiwe, Benjamin Nnamdi; Zik; journalist, philosopher, president of Nigeria; born in 1905 in Nigeria; associate's degree from Howard University, bachelor's and master's degrees from Lincoln University, Pennsylvania, master's degree from the University of Pennsylvania (1925-1934); taught political science, African history and politics at Lincoln University (1931); editor of The African Morning Post, Accra, Gold Coast (1935-1937); started the first press conglomerate, Zik's Press Ltd. in Nigeria, vice president the Nigerian Youth Movement (NYM) (1938-1941); co-founded the National Council of Nigeria and the Cameroons (NCNC) (1944) and became a leader of the party (1946); won one of the Lagos seats of the Legislative Council (1948-1951); elected into the Western Nigerian House of Assembly (1952); was forced to leave Lagos and return to the Eastern Region (1954-1959); was a president of the Nigerian Senate (1960), the first indigenous governor-general and commander-in-chief of the Nigerian Armed Forces; the first president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (1963-1966); formed the Nigerian Peoples Party (NPP) and became its presidential candidate (1979); founded the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) (1960); recipient of the Grand Commander of the Federal Republic (GCFR), Nigeria's highest national honor (1980); died in 1996 in Nigeria)
New York times, May 14, 1996: p. B8 (Nnamdi Azikiwe; b. Nov. 16, 1904, Zungeru, northern Nigeria; d. Saturday [May 11, 1996], eastern Nigeria, aged 91)
Wikipedia, viewed Mar. 26, 2019 (Nnamdi Azikiwe; b. Nov. 16, 1904, Zungeru, Northern Nigeria Protectorate; d. May 11, 1996, Enugu, Nigeria)
Associated languageeng
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