Achmat Dangor

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Achmat Dangor
Achmat Dangor Sputh African Author.png
Born (1948-10-02)October 2, 1948
Johannesburg, Gauteng
South Africa
Died September 6, 2020(2020-09-06) (aged 71)
Alma mater Rhodes University
Occupation
  • Writer
  • Poet
Years active 1960 - 2020

Achmat Dangor (2 October 1948 - 6 September 2020) was a South African writer, and poet. In 1998 he won the Herman Charles Bosman Prize for his 1997 novel, Kafka's Curse. 2003 novel, Bitter Fruit, was nominated for the 2004 Booker Prize.

Personal Life

Achmat Dangor was a brother of African National Congress heavyweight, Jessie Duarte.

References

  1. Times LIVE, Achmat Dangor, author and political activist, dies, 14 April 2021
  2. eNCA, SA author, activist Achmat Dangor dies at 71, 14 April 2021
  3. IOL, ANC activist and former MK soldier Igshaan Dangor dies of Covid-19 complications, 14 April 2021
  4. EWN, Former CEO of Mandela Foundation, Achmat Dangor, passes away aged 72, 14 April 2021

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