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Lumumba, Patrice, 1925-1961

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Personal name headingLumumba, Patrice, 1925-1961
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Variant(s)Okitasombo, Alois, 1925-1962
Okit'Asombo, Élias, 1925-1962
Associated countryCongo (Democratic Republic)
Birth date1925-07-02
Death date1961-01-17
Place of birthKatako-Kombe (Congo)
Place of deathKatanga (Congo)
Field of activityCongo (Democratic Republic)--Politics and government
AffiliationMouvement national congolais
Profession or occupationPoliticians Prime ministers Revolutionaries
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Found inHis Propos de Patrice Lumumba, 1960.
Britannica academic edition website, viewed June 20, 2013 (Patrice Lumumba, full name Patrice Hemery Lumumba; b. July 2, 1025, Onalua, Belgian Congo (now RD Congo); d. Jan. 1961, Katanga province; a founder of the Mouvement National Congolais, MNC, in Oct. 1958; elected first prime minister of RD Congo, June-Sep. 1960)
Wikipedia, June 20, 2013 (Patrice Émery Lumumba, born Élias Okit'Asombo; July 2, 1925-Jan. 17, 1961; member of the Tetela ethnic group, also spoke French, Lingala, Swahili, and Tshiluba)
Huza.RG website, Aux grands hommes l'Afrique est reconnaissante, Apr. 1, 2013, viewed June 20, 2013 (Alois Okitasombo, known as Patrice Emery Lumumba)
The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought, accessed February 28, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Lumumba, Patrice; Patrice Emery Lumumba; prime minister, revolutionary; born 2 July 1925 in Katako-Kombe, Democratic Republic of Congo; studied at a Catholic school and a Protestant mission school; self-educated; pursued a political career (1958) based on affirmative, anti-colonial ideology of Positive Neutralism; became the first Prime Minister of Democratic Republic of Congo (30 June 1960-17 January 1961); was the founder and president of the Congolese National Movement, founded October (1958); demanded full independence of Congo from Belgium (1959); mobilized all Congolese across class, gender, race, pressuring Belgium to grant the independence to Democratic Republic of Congo (30 June 1960); at the Congress for Freedom of Culture at University of Ibadan, Nigeria (22 March 1959), called on emerging independent African states to further African culture; his ideas about nationalism, pan-Africanism, cultural translation, African subjectivity, globalization are still topical today; was assassinated by colonialist and imperialist forces on 17 January 1961 in Katanga, Democratic Republic of Congo)
Associated languagefre lin swa bnt
lua Tetela language