Wole Soyinka

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Birth Name: Wole Soyinka

Occupation: Playwright

Born In: Abeokuta

Birthdate: July 13, 1934

Age: 89 years old (as of 2023)

Ethnicity: Black

Nationality: Nigerian

Sexuality: N/A

Wole Soyinka was born on the 13th of July, 1934. He is popular for being a Playwright. He dedicated his Nobel Prize to South African freedom-fighter Nelson Mandela in his acceptance speech in 1986. Wole Soyinka’s age is 89. The first African to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, he wrote A Dance of The Forests and the poetry collection The Ballad of the Landlord.

The 89-year-old playwright was born in Abeokuta. He won several prizes for his writing while at Ab?okuta Grammar School and studied at University College in Ibadan from 1952-54. He was imprisoned for 22 months during a civil war in Nigeria and wrote a significant amount of material criticizing the Nigerian government during that time.

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Wole Soyinka was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Wole Soyinka is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.

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While we don't know Wole Soyinka birth time, but we do know his mother gave birth to his on a Friday. People who are born on a Friday are social, have self-confidence, and and a generous personality. They have a flair for beauty, elegance, romance, affection and refinement.

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The 89-year-old Nigerian was born in the Silent Generation and the Year of the Dog


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Wole Soyinka’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Wole Soyinka’s parents.

Personal Life

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REAL NAME: Wole Soyinka
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation

Net Worth

The 89-year-old Nigerian playwright has done well thus far. Majority of Wole’s money comes from being a playwright. CelebsMoney has recently updated Wole Soyinka’s net worth.



Zodiac Sign: Wole Soyinka is a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Wole Soyinka was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are fiercely loyal and can always keep a secret. They're not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes.

Ruling Planet: Wole Soyinka has a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

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Wole Soyinka’s birth sign is Cancer and he has a ruling planet of Moon.

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