The Life Of Olaudah Equiano Is One Of The Earliest Known Examples Of Published Writing By An African Writer And The First Influential Slave Narrative Of What Became A Large Literary Genre Equiano S Autobiography Helped In The Creation Of The Slave Trade Act 1807 Which Ended The African Slave Trade For Britain And Its Colonies Olaudah Equiano C 1745 1797 , Known In His Lifetime As Gustavus Vassa Was A Freed Slave Of Igbo Extraction From The Eastern Part Of Present Day Nigeria, Who Supported The British Movement To End The Slave Trade.
Also known as Gustavus Vassa, Olaudah Equiano was one of the most prominent Africans involved in the British movement of the abolition for the slave trade Although enslaved as a young man, he purchased his freedom and worked as an author, merchant, and explorer in South America, the Caribbean, the Arctic, the American colonies, and the United Kingdom.
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