#865275 Overall Influence

Deolinda Rodrigues Francisco de Almeida

Angolan nationalist, heroine, militant, writer, and translator


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Deolinda Rodrigues was an Angolan nationalist, militant, writer, and translator, who also taught, wrote poetry, and worked as a radio host. Born into a Methodist family, she received a scholarship to study in Brazil, from where she corresponded with Martin Luther King Jr. Fearing extradition, she continued her education in the United States before returning to Angola. Rodríguez was a member of the People's Movement for the Liberation of Angola and co-founded its women's wing, the Organização da Mulher de Angola . She was captured, tortured, and executed by a rival nationalist group in 1967. A documentary of her life was released in 2014.

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Drew University

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Methodist University of São Paulo

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#82481 World Rank