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Amazing Throwback Photos of Wole Soyinka And His Sister, Tinu

Wole Soyinka was born on 13 July 1934 at Abeokuta, near Ibadan in western Nigeria. After preparatory university studies in 1954 at Government College in Ibadan, he continued at the University of Leeds, where, later, in 1973, he took his doctorate.

Below are some amazing throwback photos of Nigerian playwright and Africa’s first Nobel Laureate for Literature, Wole Soyinka, and his sister, Tinu.

Wole Soyinka at 4 months old
Wole Soyinka at four months old, November 1934, with his sister Tinu (Courtesy of Wole Soyinka)
Wole Soyinka and sister, Tinu
Wole Soyinka and his sister Tinu in 1940
Wole soyinka
Wole and Tinu Soyinka in 1952, the year Wole entered University College, Ibadan.
Wole Soyinka and sister
Wole Soyinka and his sister, Tinu, celebrate her 70th birthday in 2003

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