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Wole Soyinka
13 July 1934

Akinwande Oluwole Babatunde Soyinka, is a Nigerian playwright, poet and essayist. He was awarded the 1986 Nobel Prize in Literature, the first African to be honored in that category. Soyinka was born into a Yoruba family in Abeokuta.

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