|Birthname||Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe|
|born on||16 November 1904 at 12:00 (= 12:00 noon )|
|Place||Zungeru, Nigeria, 9n48, 6e09|
|Timezone||LMT m6e09 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||23°42' 09°32 Asc. 20°05'|
Nigerian statesman, popularly known as "The Zik of Africa." He was one of the leading figures of modern Nigerian nationalism. He was head of state of Nigeria from 1963 to 1966. He served as the second and last Governor-General from 1960 to 1963 and the first President of Nigeria from 1963 to 1966, holding the presidency throughout the Nigerian First Republic. He died on May 11, 1996.
Sy Scholfield quotes "My Odyssey: An Autobiography" by Nnamdi Azikiwe (C. Hurst, 1970), p. 7: "I was born at noon the following day, November 16, 1904, in a conically-shaped grass hut..."
- Vocation : Politics : Heads of state (President of Nigeria from 1963 to 1966)