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us: Luthuli, A. J. (Albert John), 1898-1967



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    • us: Luthuli, Albert John, 1898-1967
    • us: Lutuli, A. J. (Albert John), 1898-1967
  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Luthuli, Albert John, 1898-1967
  • Sources

    • found: nuc88-109485: His Portrait of Chief Lutuli, 1982 (hdg. on CSt rept.: Luthuli, Albert John, 1898-1967)
    • found: LC data base, 9/25/89 (hdg.: Luthuli, Albert John, 1898-1967; no usage)
    • found: nuc87-46241: His The speeches of Albert J. Luthuli, 1982 (usage on CU rept.: Albert J. Luthuli)
    • found: LCCN 64-7188: Africa's freedom, 1964 (hdg.: Luthuli, Albert John, 1898- ; usage: A.J. Luthuli)
    • found: Dictionary of African Biography, accessed March, 3, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Luthuli, Albert John Mvumbi; educator, Nobel Prize winner, political figure, Antiapartheid activist; born 1898 in Zimbabwe; was teacher at the Adams College; received chieftainship of Umvoti Mission Reserve (1936); joined the African National Congress (ANC) Natal chapter, Natal Executive Committee (1945); became president of ANC Natal chapter (1951) and later president-general of ANC; envisioned South Africa to be nonracial, governed by majority; struggled against different acts, especially the Native Resettlement Act; opposed violence; ANC leaders were arrested in December 1956; Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) was formed in 1958; was awarded the 1960 Nobel Peace Prize; one of the most influential Africans in South Africa; nearly deaf, he was killed by freight train while crossing railroad trestle on his farm on 21 July 1967 in South Africa)
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    • ["Lutuli" in NUC record's usage per CSt rept.]
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