He was captured at the age of eleven, by slave traders.
In the world's history, Olaudoh Equiano was the first black slave to be free from slavery. this man was captured with his sister at the age of 10 1/2 in Africa he traveled many a places but was not sold as a slave due to his height. he was brought by a British man who was in the navy. he needed more soldiers for the great seven year war with France. after the war he educated Equiano and sold him to a different person for Â£40. he would give equiano his freedom, if he re payed the Â£40. during the time it took him to repay he was given higher education. By his early 20s he found his freedom and wrote a auto biography on this terrible travels through the middle passage. he also helped convince English government to abolish the slave trade industry. he was a fantastic man and that is why he is famous ! he was also called Gustavus Vassa
he is a strong African feature in the abolition of slave trades wrote several books narrating about the things he experienced when he was captured as a slave narrated about the bad acts done by the slave masters and those who attended the slaves.
Because of the difference in appearance that the traders had, their language and long hair. This made Olaudah believe that the crew possessed magic.
An enslaved person is a slave. Furthermore, to my knowledge at least, an enslaved person is a person who has been forced into slavery against their individual will by some external deliberate force.
Olaudah Equiano is from Igboland which is 16,216 square miles from here
Yes he did. Then he moved back to England but Olaudah Equiano did buy his own freedom.
Olaudah Equiano is his birth name. His other name, Gustavus Vassa, was given to him by one of his owners.
Olaudah Equiano was born in what is now Nigeria, in 1745. He was kidnapped and sold to slave traders in 1756, at the age of 11.
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The cast of The Extraordinary Equiano - 2007 includes: Ayodeji Aloba as Olaudah equiano Ariyon Bakare as Olaudah Equiano Sam Hazeldine as Captain Pasqual Josette Simon as Narrator
Olaudah Equiano nickname was Gustavus Vassa. He was an African that was invoved in the movement for the abolition of the the slave trade. He was born in 1745 and died in 1797.