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   Famous Africans  http://africanhistory.about.com/od/countryhistoryatoz/u/PeoplePlaces.htm  Map

 

1.  Sir Seretse Khama, first prime minister of Botswana

http://africanhistory.about.com/cs/biography/p/bio_khama.htm

 

2.  Chief Albert Luthuli, Nobel Prize winner, Pres. of ANC

http://africanhistory.about.com/library/biographies/blbio-lutuli.htm

 

3  Nelson Mandela, president of South Africa

http://africanhistory.about.com/od/mandelanelson/a/bio_mandela.htm

 

4.  Tom Mboya, Kenyan trade unionist and statesman

http://africanhistory.about.com/od/countrieseast/p/bio_mboya.htm

 

5.  Julius Nyerere, father of Tanzania

http://africanhistory.about.com/od/countrieseast/p/bio_mboya.htm

 

6.  Rene-Auguste Callie, explorer (France)

http://africanhistory.about.com/cs/biography/p/bio_caillie.htm

 

 7.Mary Henrietta Kingsley, explorer (Britain)
 

8.  Mungo Park, explorer (Scotland)

http://africanhistory.about.com/cs/biography/p/bio_Park.htm

 

9.  Carl Peters, explorer (Germany) and philosopher

http://africanhistory.about.com/cs/biography/p/bio_peters.htm

 

10.  Dr. Christiaan Barnard, surgeon, 1st heart transplant, South Africa

http://africanhistory.about.com/od/biography/a/Christiaan-Neethling-Barnard.htm

 

11.  Steve Biko, South African freedom leader

http://africanhistory.about.com/od/stevebiko/a/bio-Biko.htm

 

12.Helen Martins, South African artist

http://africanhistory.about.com/od/biography/p/OwlHouse.htm

 

13. Olive Schreiner, South African novelist

http://africanhistory.about.com/od/artistsandwriters/a/OliveSchreiner.htm

 

14.Shaka Zulu, father of Zulu nation

http://www.zulu-culture-history.com/shaka_zulu_life.htm

 

15. Desmond Tutu, South African Anglican cleric

http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1984/tutu-bio.html

 

 

16. Anwar al-Sadat, president of Egypt

http://www.ibiblio.org/sullivan/bios/Sadat-bio.html

 

17. Amenhotep, Egyptian pharaoh

http://www.aldokkan.com/egypt/amenhotep.htm

 

18. Hapshepsut, only female pharaoh

http://womenshistory.about.com/cs/ancientqueens/p/p_hatshepsut.htm

 

19.  Idi Amin, President of Uganda

http://africanhistory.about.com/od/biography/a/bio_amin.htm

 

20. Jomo Kenyatta, first president of Kenya

http://www.africawithin.com/kenyatta/kenyatta_bio.htm

 

21.Cetshwayo kaMpande, last king of independent Zulu nation

http://africanhistory.about.com/library/biographies/blbio-cetshwayo.htm

 

 

23.Albert Schweitzer, doctor and humanist and nobel prize winner

http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1952/schweitzer-bio.html

 

24. Dr. David Livingston, Scottish missionary

http://crawfurd.dk/africa/livingstone.htm

 

25. Howard Carter, finder of King Tut

http://www.mnsu.edu/emuseum/information/biography/abcde/carter_howard.html

 

 

26. Dr. Zahi Hawas, Egyptian archaelogist

http://guardians.net/hawass/personal.htm

 

 

27.Muammar al-Gaddafi, leader of Libya

http://www.notablebiographies.com/Pu-Ro/Qadhafi-Mu-ammar-al.html

 

 

28.Cecil Rhodes, British-borne writer and politician in S. Africa

http://www.notablebiographies.com/Pu-Ro/Rhodes-Cecil.html

 

 

29.Alan Payton, author ‘Cry the Beloved Country) S Africa

http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/apaton.htm

 

 

30. Mansa Musa, tribal leader, major Islamic convert

http://www.blackhistorypages.net/pages/mansamusa.php

 

 

31.Kwame Nkrumah, 1st president of Ghana

 

 32.Hannhibal, Carthiginian general

http://www.livius.org/ha-hd/hannibal/hannibal.html

 

 33. Cleopatra, last queen of Egypt   

   http://www.biography.com/articles/Cleopatra-204640

 

 

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