Albert Lutuli

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Nobel prize medal.svg Albert Lutuli
Albert Lutuli nobel.jpg
Preses o the African Naitional Congress
In office
1952–1967
Precedit bi James Moroka
Succeedit bi Oliver Tambo
Personal details
Born c. 1898
Bulawayo, Soothren Rhodesie
Dee'd (1967-07-21)21 Julie 1967
Stanger, KwaZulu-Natal, Sooth Africae
Poleetical pairty African Naitional Congress
Spoose(s) Nokukhanya Bhengu

Inkosi Albert John Lutuli (commonly spelled Luthuli;[lower-alpha 1] c. 1898 – 21 Julie 1967), an aa kent by his Zulu name Mvumbi, wis a Sooth African teacher, activist, Nobel Peace Prize winner, an politeecian. Luthuli wis electit preses o the African Naitional Congress (ANC), at the time an umbrella organisation that led opposeetion tae the white minority govrenment in Sooth Africae. He wis awairdit the 1960 Nobel Peace Prize for his role in the non-violent struggle against apartheid. He wis the first African, an the first person frae ootside Europe an the Americas, tae be awairdit the Nobel Peace Prize.

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  1. Note aboot names: Lutuli's surname is very eften spelled Luthuli, as it is in his autobiografie, which wis prepared for publication bi non-vernacular-speakin friends. But Lutuli himsel preferred anither spellin an signed his name wioot an h.[1]

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