Famous Cameroonian Writers

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Francis Bebey
(Writer)
Francis Bebey
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Birthdate: July 15, 1929
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Douala, Cameroon
Died: May 28, 2001
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Simon Mol
(Journalist, Activist)
Simon Mol
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Birthdate: November 6, 1973
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Buea, Cameroon
Died: October 10, 2008
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Mongo Beti
(Cameroonian Author, Novelist and Political Essayist)
Mongo Beti
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Birthdate: June 30, 1932
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cameroon
Died: October 8, 2001

Cameroonian writer Mongo Beti is remembered for his controversial satirical novels such as Le Pauvre Christ de Bomba. Expelled from his missionary school in Mbalmayo for his vocal nature, he later studied at the Sorbonne. His works also spoke about colonialism, negritude, and the ill-effects of French Catholic missionary activities.

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 4 
Ferdinand Oyono
(Diplomat)
Ferdinand Oyono
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Birthdate: September 14, 1929
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ngoule Makong, Cameroon
Died: June 10, 2010
 5 
René Philombe
(Author)
René Philombe
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Birthdate: November 13, 1930
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ngaoundéré, Cameroon
Died: October 25, 2001
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Calixthe Beyala
(Writer)
Calixthe Beyala
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Birthdate: October 26, 1961
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Douala
 7 
Patrice Nganang
(Writer)
Patrice Nganang
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Birthdate: 1970 AD
Birthplace: Yaoundé, Cameroon
 8 
Kekla Magoon
(Writer)
Kekla Magoon
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Birthdate: 1980 AD
Birthplace: Michigan, U.S.
 9 
Mbella Sonne Dipoko
(Novelist)
Mbella Sonne Dipoko
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Birthdate: February 28, 1936
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cameroon
Died: December 5, 2009
 10 
Werewere Liking
(Actress, Writer)
Werewere Liking
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Birthdate: May 1, 1950
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cameroon
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Yvan Sagnet
(Writer)
Yvan Sagnet
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Birthdate: 1985 AD
Birthplace: Douala, Cameroon
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Bate Besong
(Writer)
Bate Besong
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Birthdate: May 8, 1954
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mamfe, Cameroon
Died: March 8, 2007
 13 
Rabiatou Njoya
(Cameroonian Writer)
Rabiatou Njoya
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Birthdate: October 15, 1945
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cameroon
Died: April 9, 2021
 14 
Djaili Amadou Amal
(Writer, Feminist)
Djaili Amadou Amal
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Birthdate: 1975 AD
Birthplace: Maroua, Cameroon
 15 
Simon Njami
(Writer)
Simon Njami
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Birthdate: January 4, 1962
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lausanne, Switzerland
 16 
Sahndra Fon Dufe
(Actress, Author)
Sahndra Fon Dufe
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Birthdate: October 28, 1989
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Yaoundé, Cameroon
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 17 
Frieda Ekotto
(Writer)
Frieda Ekotto
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Birthdate: 1959 AD
Birthplace: Cameroon
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Bertrand Teyou
(Writer)
Bertrand Teyou
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Birthdate: March 17, 1969
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Douala, Cameroon
Died: January 22, 2020
 19 
Delphine Zanga Tsogo
(Politician, Writer)
Delphine Zanga Tsogo
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Birthdate: December 21, 1935
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lomie, Cameroon
Died: July 16, 2020
 20 
Marie-Therese Assiga Ahanda
(Novelist)
Marie-Therese Assiga Ahanda
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Birthdate: 1941 AD
Birthplace: Yaoundé, Cameroon
Died: February 1, 2014
 21 
Jean-Pierre Dikongué Pipa
(Film director)
Jean-Pierre Dikongué Pipa
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Birthdate: 1940 AD
Birthplace: Douala, Cameroon
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Marthe Ekemeyong Moumié
(Writer)
Marthe Ekemeyong Moumié
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Birthdate: September 4, 1931
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cameroon
Died: January 8, 2009
 23 
Claude Njiké-Bergeret
(Writer)
Claude Njiké-Bergeret
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Birthdate: June 5, 1943
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Douala, Cameroon
 24 
Severin Cecile Abega
(Anthropologist, Writer)
Severin Cecile Abega
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Birthdate: November 22, 1955
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sa'a, Nkolmesing, Cameroon
Died: March 24, 2008
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Guillaume Oyono-Mbia
(Dramatist)
Guillaume Oyono-Mbia
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Birthdate: 1939 AD
Birthplace: Mvoutessi, Cameroon