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March 22, 2013 – Is Chinua Achebe Dead – Author Of Things Fall Apart Novel?

Prof Chinua Achebe, the author of popular Things Fall Apart novel is dead.

He passed away last night in Boston, Massachusetts around 10pm at the age of 82.

He was born in Ogidi Anambra state on Nov 15th 1930.

He is survived by many children and grandchildren.

He died few hours after the death of popular Nigerian Prophet Obadare, who passed away in his hometown of Akure in Ondo state on Thursday morning at age 83.

May his soul rest in perfect peace.

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  1. Jacobjohnson

    March 22, 2013 at 1:00 PM

    Ohooo….wat a great man!u have done alot may ur gentle soul rest in peace Amen!

  2. Queen

    March 22, 2013 at 1:12 PM

    Unbelievable! I am an upcoming author and that man was my motivator. My favorite author, I’ll really miss him.


    March 22, 2013 at 1:40 PM


  4. mari

    March 22, 2013 at 2:00 PM

    A GRANDFATHER OF AFRICAN LITERATURE…..He once expressed hope that emdermic corruption in Nigeria could be ended, if it could be made unprofitable for Nigeria’s elites……Nelson mandela once referred to Achebe as a writer”in whose company the wall of prison fell down ……R.I.P SIR…!!!

  5. ogepearlmarc

    March 22, 2013 at 2:40 PM

    What a legend!Sure he will be greatly missed.May his soul rest in perfect peace.

  6. jeffrey

    March 22, 2013 at 3:11 PM

    naija hs lost a real gem..may his soul rest in peace.

  7. dave

    March 22, 2013 at 3:50 PM

    May his soul rest in perfect peace in Jesus name. The World has lost an Icon especially Nigeria. My reserved condolence to his family and Nigeria. He may have passed but his works will forever resonates in the minds of many.

  8. francisca Ailele treasure

    March 22, 2013 at 3:52 PM

    rest in d bossom of d lord almight

  9. Egemoboy

    March 22, 2013 at 4:09 PM

    Pa u’re ever miss and ur style is miss 2, rest in peace. But death u’re inevitable.

  10. mike

    March 22, 2013 at 5:13 PM

    may his soul rest in peace

  11. Mike

    March 22, 2013 at 7:06 PM

    Another great legend is gone,God pls raise more heros us,Achebe papa,may ur loving soul rest in peace

  12. plejo

    March 22, 2013 at 7:11 PM

    we indeed lose an icon, ur soul rest in peace Amen. Enternal rest grant unto them let perpetual light shine on them anf their soul rest in peace Amen.

  13. vista

    March 22, 2013 at 7:49 PM

    itz a great lost, we hav lost a man of great impact. U’ve gone 2 meet my dearly dad. Greet him wen u reach there. Adieu Achebe

  14. stephen firstman

    March 22, 2013 at 10:11 PM

    Things hv realy fallen apart.

  15. Uzochukwu

    March 22, 2013 at 10:17 PM

    yeah!You’re gone but your spirit is still on, on the mind of those that knows your whort Old Boy!!! Rest in the bossoom of your Creator my MENTOR!

  16. Olawale Kuteyi

    March 22, 2013 at 10:51 PM

    What a great loss! First it was Prophet Obadare, follwed by chief Bayo Akinnola and now Prof. Chinua Achebe, these men lived very well. For prof Achebe, its like his 3 most populous books,When the arrow of God is no longer at ease then things fall apart, RIP Professor of our modern day literatture.

  17. Pender teg michael

    March 22, 2013 at 11:19 PM

    Why do will say the word(rest in peace)has he been resting in peaces or what?,or does our prayer to the dead Affect the Eternal destiny of that person?

  18. Iorkegh Imoter Daniel

    March 24, 2013 at 7:17 PM

    Sir is quiet obvious that you was a literary giant but now your are no more who will write such entertainable and adviseble novels to us again sir may you profers a solutable place for us there we miss you so much

  19. rahmat zakari

    March 25, 2013 at 9:59 AM

    my mother once told me that back in the days when people do not truely know God,Africans were more sincere for fear of what the spirits of their ancestors might do to them but 2day, not just that we have
    bad people but bad leaders. pro.Achebe has done his own by rejecting our worthless national honour.I hope our leaders will learn from a great personality as Achebe. I thank him for choosing to die with honour.

  20. isutec

    March 27, 2013 at 7:49 PM

    Achebe, rest in peace


    March 31, 2013 at 10:23 PM

    May the soul of our great writter rest in perfect peace…..we’ll miss you!

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