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.
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.
In 1766 for £40
Passing off a fiction novel as an autobiography.
just like all the other slaves
becouse he did not belive that god had created the univers
Olaudah Equiano main duty on the was to carry gunpowder from the magazine up to the gun decks.
Susannah, his wife, died in February 1796 aged 34, and Equiano died a year after that.Hope that helped!by Cupcake
yes, the slaveholder also put cuffs on Equianos wrists until he accepted his name.
While Olaudah Equianoâ??s capture by slave-traders at the age of ten took him from life in what is now Eastern Nigeria, he emerged a gifted writer. Perhaps his works speak to the effect of his age on his life experience.
Olaudah Equiano is from Igboland which is 16,216 square miles from here
To sway public opinion about slavery.
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.