Playwright Wole Soyinka decimal birthdays

Wole Soyinka

Wole Soyinka birthday 13 July 1934 13 July 1934
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Wole Soyinka, Playwright, Nigeria

Before glory

He won several prizes for his writing while at Abẹokuta Grammar School and studied at University College in Ibadan from 1952-54.

About Wole Soyinka

The first African to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, he wrote A Dance of The Forests and the poetry collection The Ballad of the Landlord.

Family Life

His father Samuel was an Anglican minister. He married Folake Doherty-Soyinka in 1989 and he has five children.

Friends and colleagues

He dedicated his Nobel Prize to South African freedom-fighter Nelson Mandela in his acceptance speech in 1986.

Fast facts

He was imprisoned for 22 months during a civil war in Nigeria and wrote a significant amount of material criticizing the Nigerian government during that time.

 
Date Your age
13 July 2022 88 years
23 July 2022 46,300,000 minutes
6 August 2022 772,000 hours
15 August 2022 2,780,000,000 seconds
9 September 2022 32,200 days
9 September 2022 4,600 weeks
17 September 2022 773,000 hours
1 October 2022 46,400,000 minutes
29 October 2022 774,000 hours
13 November 2022 1,060 months
9 December 2022 775,000 hours
9 December 2022 46,500,000 minutes
9 December 2022 2,790,000,000 seconds
18 December 2022 32,300 days
20 January 2023 776,000 hours
17 February 2023 46,600,000 minutes
3 March 2023 777,000 hours
28 March 2023 32,400 days
4 April 2023 2,800,000,000 seconds
13 April 2023 778,000 hours
27 April 2023 46,700,000 minutes
25 May 2023 779,000 hours
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