Full Name: Chinua Achebe
Profession: Novelist and Poet
Why Famous: Best known for his first novel and magnum opus, "Things Fall Apart", which is the most widely read book in modern African literature.
Born: November 16, 1930
Star Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ogidi, Anambra, Nigeria
Died: March 21, 2013 (aged 82)
- 1961-09-10 Nigerian novelist, critic and academic Chinua Achebe ("Things Fall Apart") marries Christie Okoli