Bernard Binlin Dadie, the father of Cote d’Ivoire’s literature

  • Prolific author
  • Writer, Academician and Politician
  • 1965, Grand prix littéraire d’Afrique noire (major literary prize) for “Patron de New York” 
  • 2016, UNESCO / UNAM Prize
  • Passed away at the age of 103 in 2019