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The page of Okigbo, Christopher, English biography

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Okigbo, Christopher
(Christopher Ifekandu Okigbo)


Christopher Ifekandu Okigbo (16 August 1932–1967) was a Nigerian poet, teacher, and librarian, who died fighting for the independence of Biafra. He is today widely acknowledged as an outstanding postcolonial English-language African poet and one of the major modernist writers of the 20th century.

(Editor of this page: P. T.)

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