Mobutu Sese Seko Biography, Joseph Désiré Mobutu Biography, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Africa

Mobutu Sese Seko (Joseph Désiré Mobutu) was born on October 14, 1930, in Lisbala, the son of a servant of a local magistrate. Mobutu Sésé Seko was president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, which was also known as Zaire for much of his reign, from 1965 to 1997. Read Joseph Désiré Mobutu Biography. Read more

Sheikh Hasina Biography and Profile - Bangladesh

Sheikh Hasina was born on 28 September 1947 at Tungipara under Gopalganj district. She is the eldest of five children of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the founder of independent Bangladesh. Continue with Sheikh Hasina Biography and Profile. Read more

Kamala Devi Harris - Kamala Harris Biography and Profile, US Politician, American Politician

Kamala Harris (Kamala Devi Harris) was born on 20 October 1964. Growing up in Oakland, Kamala had a stroller-eye view of the Civil Rights movement. Read Kamala Harris Biography and Profile. Read more

Hafez al-Assad Biography and Profile - Syria

Born in the village of Qardaha in Syria on October 6, 1930, Hafez al-Assad became Syrian president in 1971, after taking part in multiple coups. Read Hafez al-Assad Biography and Profile. Read more

Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua Biography, Anthony Joshua Biography, Nigeria, Boxer

Anthony Joshua, a British Professional Boxer, was born 15 October 1989 in the United Kingdom but spent part of his childhood growing up in his ancestral homeland of Nigeria before returning to the UK, aged 12 to attend Secondary School in Watford. Read Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua Biography. Read more

Fela Anikulapo Kuti Biography - Nigeria

Fela Kuti (Fela Anikulapo Kuti) was born on October 15, 1938, in Abeokuta, Nigeria. Beginning in the 1960s, Kuti pioneered his own unique style of music called “Afrobeat.” Rebelling against oppressive regimes through his music came at a heavy cost. Kuti was arrested 200 times and endured numerous beatings. Read Fela Anikulapo Kuti Biography. Read more

Julia Gillard - Australia Biography

Julia Gillard (Julia Eileen Gillard) was born on 29 September 1961. Julia Gillard was sworn in as the 27th Prime Minister of Australia on 24 June 2010. Julia Gillard Biography and profile. Read more

Olaudah Equiano was born in approximately 16 October 1745 in what is now Nigeria. Olaudah Equiano wrote an autobiography depicting his experience in slavery. It served as one of the first testimonies in the abolition movement. Continue reading Olaudah Equiano Biography and Profile. Read more