John chilembwe malawi
John Chilembwe: John Chilembwe, Westerneducated Nyasaland missionary who led an abortive, largely symbolic, uprising against British rule in 1915 and is seen as a forerunner and martyr of Malai nationalism. He was one of the first Africans to speak of Nyasaland at a time when the vast majority ofJohn Chilembwe National Hero that fought against colonialism Year of Birth 1871 Place of Birth Chiradzulu, Malawi Year of Death 3 February 1915 Place of Death Blantyre, Malawi About John Chilembwe John Chilembwe is reverend and a national hero in Malawi who led the anticolonial uprising in Nyasaland (now Malawi) in 1915. He was the john chilembwe malawi
Jan 16, 2014 Today, Chilembwe is celebrated as a hero for independence, and John Chilembwe Day is observed annually on January 15 in Malawi. Chilembwes image also appears on the obverse of Malawian banknotes printed between 1994 and 2000.