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Born: August 17, 1887

Died: June 10, 1940 (aged 52)

Nationality: Jamaican

Occupation: Publisher, journalist

Bio: Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jr., ONH was a Jamaican political leader, publisher, journalist, entrepreneur, and orator who was a staunch proponent of the Black nationalism and Pan-Africanism movements, to which end he founded the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League.

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