The autobiography of Olaudah Equiano.

The autobiography of Olaudah Equiano (c. 1745 - 31 March 1797)[1] also known as Gustavus Vassa, prominent African involved in the British movement for the abolition of the slave trade. He was enslaved as a child in his home town of Essaka in what is now south eastern Nigeria, shipped to the West Indies, moved to England, and successfully purchased his freedom. His autobiography, The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, depicts the horrors of slavery and influenced the enactment of the Slave Trade Act of 1807. (Photo by: Photo12/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)
The autobiography of Olaudah Equiano (c. 1745 - 31 March 1797)[1] also known as Gustavus Vassa, prominent African involved in the British movement for the abolition of the slave trade. He was enslaved as a child in his home town of Essaka in what is now south eastern Nigeria, shipped to the West Indies, moved to England, and successfully purchased his freedom. His autobiography, The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, depicts the horrors of slavery and influenced the enactment of the Slave Trade Act of 1807. (Photo by: Photo12/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)
The autobiography of Olaudah Equiano.
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