Famous Nigerian Historical Personalities

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 1 Hausa Queen Amina

Hausa Queen Amina
Famous As: Queen of Nigeria
Birthdate: 1533 AD
Birthplace: Zaria, Nigeria
Died: 1610 AD

Nigerian warrior queen Amina ruled the 16th-century city-state Zazzau at a time when women leaders were hard to come by. Her 34-year-old reign saw her expanding her kingdom and developing trade routes. Some believe she was merely a mythical figure, but remnants of the walls she had built prove otherwise.

 2 Ovonramwen

Famous As: King of Benin
Birthdate: 1857 AD
Birthplace: Calabar, Nigeria
Died: December 31, 1914

 3 Muhammadu Maccido

Muhammadu Maccido
Famous As: Sultan
Birthdate: April 20, 1928
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dange-Shuni, Nigeria
Died: October 29, 2006
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 4 Ozolua

Famous As: Oba
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: -
Died: 1520 AD

 5 Ahmadu Tall

Ahmadu Tall
Famous As: Ruler
Birthdate: June 21, 1836
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Sokoto, Nigeria
Died: December 15, 1897

 6 Gangnihessou

Famous As: King
Birthdate: 0000 AD