|LC control no.||n 79064863
|Personal name heading||Achebe, Chinua
|Variant(s)||Achebe, Albert Chinua
Achebe, Chinualumogu Albert
Achebe, Albert Chinualumogu
|Place of birth||Ogidi (Anambra State, Nigeria)
|Place of death||Boston (Mass.)
University College (Ibadan, Nigeria) Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation Voice of Nigeria University of Nigeria, Nsukka British Broadcasting Corporation
|Profession or occupation||Novelists Poets College teachers
|Special note||Machine-derived non-Latin script reference project.
Non-Latin script references not evaluated.
|Found in||His Things fall apart, 1959.
Kiiru, M. A study guide to Chinua Achebe's novel Things fall apart, 1978: t.p. (Chinua Achebe) p. 3 (Chinualumogu Albert Achebe; Nigerian author)
Mapolet be-umuʼofyah, 1965: t.p. (Ts'inuʼa Ats'ebeh)
Basatīwāda ate ilākāī wakhareweṃ, 2005: t.p. (Cinūā Acībī)
Info. converted from 678, 2012-10-02 (b. 1930)
Guardian (online), viewed Mar. 22, 2013 (Chinua Achebe; b. 1930, Ogidi, Nigeria; d. this morning [Mar. 22, 2013], Boston, aged 82; Nigerian novelist seen by millions as the father of African literature)
Gale biography in context, viewed Mar. 22, 2013 (Chinua Achebe; b. Nov. 16, 1930, Ogidi, Anambra, Eastern Nigeria; novelist)
New York times (online), viewed Mar. 22, 2013 (Chinua Achebe; b. Albert Chinualumogu Achebe, Nov. 16, 1930, Ogidi; d. Friday [Mar. 22, 2013], aged 82)
Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition, accessed via The Oxford African American Studies Center online database, July 28, 2014: (Chinua Achebe; born Albert Chinualumogu Achebe; fiction writer, educator, magazine and journal editor / publisher, book editor / publisher; born 15 November 1930 in Ogidi, Nigeria; born to an Igbo family active in the Christian church; studied at the Government College in Umuahia; BA degree from University College of Ibadan (now University of Ibadan), worked for the Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation, ultimately acting as director of the radio program Voice of Nigeria in Lagos; 1957 attended the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) staff school in London; after the Nigerian civil war (1967-1970) taught literature at the University of Nigeria at Nsukka; in the 1970s taught at several American universities; in 2008 served as Charles P. Stevenson Professor of Languages and Literature at Bard College, New York; awarded the Man Booker International Prize for his contribution to world literature (2007); died 21 March 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States
|Associated language||eng ibo