|Birth Day||April 17, 1921|
|Birth Place||Anambra, Nigeria|
|Age||99 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Mar 13, 2008 (age 86)|
One of the first sub-Saharan Africans to hold a doctorate in mathematics, though he was known more for his political career.
He attended Cambridge and MIT before going on to teach in Lagos.
He and his wife Melinda raised four children together.
Obi and Ada Lovelace are both famous mathematicians.