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Olaudah Equiano also known as Gustavus Vassa. Born c1745, died 1797.

He had been enslaved as a young man, but was eventually released; he moved to England and campaigned for the abolition of slavery. His autobiography helped influence the passing of the Slave Trade Act of 1807, to abolish slavery.
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