Famous Black Revolutionaries

 1 Robert Mugabe

Robert Mugabe
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Famous As: Former PM & President of Zimbabwe
Birthdate: February 21, 1924
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Zimbabwean
Died: September 6, 2019

Robert Mugabe was a Zimbabwean revolutionary. He played a major role in the Rhodesian Bush War, which eventually led to the Lancaster House Agreement, resulting in the creation of the Republic of Zimbabwe. Subsequently, Mugabe served as the first prime minister of Zimbabwe and later as its president. A controversial figure, Mugabe is also often criticized for his tyrannical ways.

 2 Thomas Sankara

Thomas Sankara
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Famous As: President
Birthdate: December 21, 1949
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Burkinabe
Died: October 15, 1987
Thomas Sankara, or “Africa's Che Guevara,” was a Burkinabé military leader and revolutionary who became the President of the Republic of Upper Volta after a coup in 1983, changing its name to Burkina Faso. He launched educational, ecological, and economic reforms and declared female genital mutilation and forced marriages illegal.

 3 Jacob Zuma

Jacob Zuma
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Famous As: Fourth President of South Africa
Birthdate: April 12, 1942
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: South African

 4 Denmark Vesey

Denmark Vesey
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Famous As: Carpenters
Birthdate: 1767 AD
Nationality: American
Died: July 2, 1822

 5 Jean-Jacques Dessalines

Jean-Jacques Dessalines
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Famous As: Haitian General
Birthdate: September 20, 1758
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Guinean, Haitian
Died: August 17, 1806

 6 Samora Machel

Samora Machel
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Famous As: Political leader
Birthdate: September 29, 1933
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Mozambican
Died: October 19, 1986

 7 Kenneth Kaunda

Kenneth Kaunda
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Famous As: Teacher
Birthdate: April 28, 1924
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Zambian
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 8 Gabriel Prosser

Gabriel Prosser
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Famous As: Blacksmith
Birthdate: 1776 AD
Nationality: American
Died: October 10, 1800

 9 Agostinho Neto

Agostinho Neto
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Famous As: Former President of Angola
Birthdate: September 17, 1922
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Angolan
Died: September 10, 1979

 10 Sam Nujoma

Sam Nujoma
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Famous As: President
Birthdate: May 12, 1929
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Namibian

 11 Holden Roberto

Holden Roberto
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Famous As: Angolan Independence Leader
Birthdate: January 12, 1923
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Angolan
Died: August 2, 2007