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Wole Soyinka Autographs, Memorabilia & Collectibles

WOLE SOYINKA
Born: July 13, 1934 in Abeokuta, Nigeria
Biography
Wole Soyinka became the first African writer and the first Black writer to win the Nobel Prize in Literature. He was imprisoned (1967-1969) in Nigeria for his writings. Soyinka went into exile in 1994 following the annulment of Nigeria's 1993 democratic elections and the assumption of power by military dictator Sani Abacha. On verso, stamp indicates photo was taken in October of 1997.
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  • WOLE SOYINKA - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 281197
    WOLE SOYINKA - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 281197
    WOLE SOYINKA Ink signature on a 5x3 card by the Nobel Prize winner (Literature, 1986) Signature: "Wole Soyinka", 5x3 card. A Nigerian playwright, poet, novelist and lecturer, Soyinka's writings draw on African tradition and mythology while employing Western literary forms. In 1986 Soyinka became the first African writer and the first Black writer to win the Nobel Prize in Literature.

    Sale Price $63.00

    $70.00

  • WOLE SOYINKA - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 259202
    WOLE SOYINKA - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 259202
    WOLE SOYINKA. Photograph signed: "Wole Soyinka". Color, 5x7. A Nigerian playwright, poet, novelist and lecturer, Soyinka's writings draw on African tradition and mythology while employing Western literary forms. In 1986 Soyinka became the first African writer and the first Black writer to win the Nobel Prize in Literature.

    Sale Price $306.00

    $340.00

  • WOLE SOYINKA - FIRST DAY COVER SIGNED  - HFSID 267623
    WOLE SOYINKA - FIRST DAY COVER SIGNED - HFSID 267623
    WOLE SOYINKA. First Day Cover signed: "Wole Soyinka", 6½x3½. FDC honoring Higher Education Centennial of the College and University "Land-Grant Act," Signed into Law by Abraham Lincoln in 1862, Offering Rich and Poor Alike the Opportunity for Higher Education, 4-cent stamp affixed, postmarked Washington, D. C.

    Sale Price $63.00

    $70.00

  • WOLE SOYINKA - FIRST DAY COVER SIGNED  - HFSID 267624
    WOLE SOYINKA - FIRST DAY COVER SIGNED - HFSID 267624
    WOLE SOYINKA. First Day Cover signed: "Wole Soyinka", 6½x3½. FDC honoring Higher Education in the United States, 4-cent stamp affixed, postmarked Washington, D. C., November 14, 1962, FIRST DAY OF ISSUE.

    Sale Price $63.00

    $70.00

  • WOLE SOYINKA - FIRST DAY COVER SIGNED  - HFSID 267625
    WOLE SOYINKA - FIRST DAY COVER SIGNED - HFSID 267625
    WOLE SOYINKA. First Day Cover signed: "Wole Soyinka", 6½x3½. FDC honoring American Schools Laying Future Foundations 30-cent Americana Series -1979, 30-cent stamp affixed, postmarked Devils Lake, North Dakota, August 27, 1979, FIRST DAY OF ISSUE.

    Sale Price $63.00

    $70.00

  • WOLE SOYINKA - FIRST DAY COVER SIGNED  - HFSID 267627
    WOLE SOYINKA - FIRST DAY COVER SIGNED - HFSID 267627
    WOLE SOYINKA. First Day Cover signed: "Wole Soyinka", 6½x3½. FDC honoring American Education, 15-cent stamp affixed, postmarked Franklin, Maine, September 12, 1980, FIRST DAY OF ISSUE. A Nigerian playwright, poet, novelist and lecturer, Soyinka's writings draw on African tradition and mythology while employing Western literary forms.

    Sale Price $63.00

    $70.00

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