Biography of Chinua Achebe

Achebe Chinua 1930 is a Nigerian writer who was born in the city of Albert Chinualumogou Achebe.

Graduate of the University College in Ibadan. Achebe, as the native speaker of Igbo, also writes in English, is one of the most famous African authors and according to some he is the father of modern African literature.

His early novels, including the advanced “Things Fall Aparts” – probably the most widely read book written by a black African writer, and the work “No Longer at Ease” – in 1960. It described the acute consequences of European colonialism in the Igbo-speaking regions of the country, in Nigeria, and in the newly independent African states; “Man of the people” – in him he foresaw the coups in Nigeria in 1966. Achebe Chinua also worked as a diplomat in...

Biafra during the Nigerian Civil War, and later he wrote two volumes of poetry “Beware”: “Brother by Blood” and Christmas in Biafra, and one of the literary works “Morning Yet on Creation Day” about the war.

He taught at a university in Nigeria, Nsukka and was the editor of influential magazine Okike. Achebe returned to the novel “Anthills of Savannah”, which was published in 1987. He also wrote many short stories, children’s books, and work books. Creation “House and Exile” reflects him, as well as other people of his people of the same age. Since Achebe Chinua was paralyzed as a result of a car accident that happened in 1990, he lived in the United States, where he taught at the college for bards. In 2007, he was awarded the “International Male Accountant” prize.


Biography of Chinua Achebe