Chinua Achebe Dead – Author Of Things Fall Apart Novel Dies

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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.

Read more about his biography at Chinua Achebe’s death

21 thoughts on “Chinua Achebe Dead – Author Of Things Fall Apart Novel Dies

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

  2. 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…!!!

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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

  6. 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!

  7. 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.

  8. 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

  9. 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.

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