Yosef Ben-Jochannan Net Worth

Yosef Ben-Jochannan was born on December 31, 1918 in Gondar, Ethiopia. An African-born writer and historian better known as "Dr. Ben," he became one of the most prominent Afrocentric scholars of the Twentieth Century. His nearly fifty published works focus on the ancient civilizations of the Nile Valley.
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Age, Biography and Wiki

Birth Day December 31, 1918
Birth Place Gondar, Ethiopia
Age 102 YEARS OLD
Died On Mar 19, 2015 (age 96)
Birth Sign Capricorn

💰 Net worth: Under Review

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About

An African-born Writer and Historian better known as "Dr. Ben," he became one of the most prominent Afrocentric scholars of the Twentieth Century. His nearly fifty published works focus on the ancient civilizations of the Nile Valley.

Before Fame

He began serving as chairman of UNESCO's African Studies Committee in 1945 and held the post until 1970.

Trivia

He was criticized for his Afrocentric re-working of history and, at one lecture, was chastised by scholar Mary Lefkowitz for asserting that Aristotle had visited the Library of Alexandria.

Family Life

He was born in Ethiopia to an Afro-Puerto Rican, Jewish mother and an Ethiopian father. After studying civil engineering at the University of Puerto Rico and architectural engineering at the University of Havana, he immigrated to the United States.

Associated With

He was a contemporary of Ephraim Isaac, a fellow Ethiopian-born scholar.