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William Stanley Jevons (1835-1882) was born in Liverpool to a wealthy merchant family. He entered University College London , but due to the bankruptcy of the family businesses, he had to withdraw from studies and travel to Sydney, Australia to work for several years at the Mint.
Sir Ahmadu Bello was one of the greatest Nigerian nationalists and, perhaps the most forceful Nigerian politician of the 1950s and early 1960. A great grandson of Uthman dan Fodio, the Fulani religious leader who founded the Sokoto Caliphate, Ahmadu Bello was born on 12th June, 1909 at Rabbah, near Sokoto.
Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe “Zik” Benjamin, a foremost nationalist and statesman was born at Zungeru in Northern part of Nigeria in 1904. At the time of his birth, Azikiwe’s father was serving as a clerk in the Nigeria Regiment at Zungeru. He attended schools at Onitsha, Lagos and Calabar before going back to Lagos in 1921 to further his education.
Herbert Macaulay Samuel Heelas was born in Lagos on 14th November, 1864. He was the seventh child of Reverend Thomas Babington Macaulay and Abigail Macaulay (daughter of Bishop Ajayi Crowther). He attended St. Paul’s Anglican School, Breadfruit Street and C.M.S. Day School, Faji both in Lagos.
Chief Jeremiah Obafemi Awolowo was born at Ikenne, Ogun State on 6th March, 1909. He had his early education at Ikenne and Abeokuta before proceeding to Wesley College, Ibadan.
Zeca Pagodinho (1959) is a Brazilian singer and composer, one of the great highlights of the samba and pagode genre. Her biggest hits are: Judia de Mim, Vai Vadiar, Let Life Take Me and Let It Lighten.
Zinedine Zidane (Date of Birth: 1972) popularly referred to as Zizou is a former France professional footballer, the biggest idol of French football. For three years he was voted Best Player in the World (Ballon d’Or) by FIFA. He is the currently the Head Coach of Spanish League A-team, Real Madrid.