Olaudah Equiano was born in the kingdom of Benin in 1745. At the age of eleven he was taken by slave importers and took part in a voyage called the middle passage. They docked outside of the English colony of Barbados where a beat of a drum was made and hundreds of buyers ran to find the slave they liked most.
No one bought Equiano because he was just a young boy at the age of 12. but He was soon sold to a lieutenant in the British war.
1745 Olaudah Equino was born in Essaka, an Igbo village in the Kingdom of Benin
2) 1756 he was kidnapped from his African village
3) 1773 he joined the voyage of exploration
4) 1788 Olaudah Equiano visits the queen of England
5) 1789 published his autobiography
6) 1797 he died before he could return to his native Africa
when Equiano was a slave for Robert king he wanted to be free so he sold glass on the side. Eventually he saved 40 pounds ($3,700) it was enough to buy his freedom.
To Europe When Olaudah bought his freedom he went back to Europe. Then he got a farther education in reading and in math .
Seven years war
olaudah equino was involved in the seven year war because he was supposed to carry gunpowder for all the men.
Pioneer of the abolitionist cause
equino traveled to london and became involved in the abolitionist he was a well known speaker to all the abolitionist.
Conversion and critisism
equino was a well known man for every thing he did, everybody loved him.
He died in the year of 1797 just before he returned to his home land in Africa.