Gamal Abdel-Nasser was born on 15 of January 1918, in the province of Alexandria.
Mohamed Anwar Sadat was Egypt’s president from 1970 till his assassination in October 1981. Sadat, best known as a hero of war and peace,
Houari Boumediene served as the second President of Algeria from June 19, 1965 until his death on 27 December 1978.
Thomas Sankara was a pan-Africanist theorist and President of Burkina Faso.
Moktar Ould Daddah was the founder of independent Mauritania, who was forced into exile after 17 years as President but retained the respect of his people.
Emir Abdelkader was born on September 6th, 1808, in village of Guetna near Algerian city of Mascara. He was a military & religious leader.
Ahmed Sékou Touré, was born on January 9th, 1922, in Faranah. In 1945 Sékou Touré formed French Guinea's first trade union
Patrice Lumumba was the 1st PM of Congo. He was a leading figure in the Congo
Omar el Mokhtar is a national hero of Libya. He was born in the town of Zanzur near Tobruk in the region of Cyrenaica under Ottoman control;
Nelson Mandela was born into the Madiba clan in the village of Mvezo, in the Eastern Cape, on 18 July 1918.
Modibo Keita was born on 4 June 1915 in Bamako, French Sudan [now in Mali].
Leopold Sedar Senghor was not only president of the Republic of Senegal from 1960 to 1981; he is also Africa's most famous poet.