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