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
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
6 July 2023 32,500 days
6 July 2023 780,000 hours
6 July 2023 46,800,000 minutes
13 July 2023 89 years
29 July 2023 2,810,000,000 seconds
16 August 2023 781,000 hours
13 September 2023 46,900,000 minutes
13 September 2023 1,070 months
27 September 2023 782,000 hours
14 October 2023 32,600 days
8 November 2023 783,000 hours
21 November 2023 47,000,000 minutes
21 November 2023 2,820,000,000 seconds
19 December 2023 784,000 hours
22 January 2024 32,700 days
30 January 2024 785,000 hours
30 January 2024 47,100,000 minutes

My Black Planet: Nigerian Playwright And Social Activist Wole Soyinka; Court Appearance In The City Of Ibadan - 1965

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