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Sierra Leonean Heroes
Fifty Great Men and Women Who Helped
to Build Our Nation

Muctaru R. A. Kabba - Editorial Consultant
Professor C. Magbaily Fyle - Historical Consultant
Joseph Opala - Historical Consultant and Adviser on Historical Drawings
Vera Viditz-Ward - Consultant on Historical Photographs
Josef Marker & Munir D. Mohamed - Drawing

 

Forward

Introduction by President Joseph Saidu Momoh, and a list of the editorial committee members.

Ancient History

Farma Tami
Mansa Kama

Early Freetown

Nemgbana
Thomas Peters
Pa Demba
Gumbu Smart
Dala Modu Dumbuya

19th Century Freetown

John Ezzidio
Edward Wilmot Blyden
Africanus Horton
Sir Samuel Lewis
John Henry Malamah-Thomas
John Augustus Abayomi-Cole

19th Century Upcountry

Sengbe Pieh
Foday Tarawaly
Alimamy Rassin
Manga Sewa
Kai Londo
Foamansa Matturi

1898 Rebellion Era

Bai Bureh
Almamy Suluku
Nyagua
Bai Sherbro Kpana Lewis
Madam Yoko

Freetown in the Twenties

Adelaide Casely Hayford
Sir Ernest Samuel Beoku-Betts

Responses to Colonial Rule (1930s-1940s)

Isaac Theophilus Akuna Wallace-Johnson
Constance Agatha Cummings-John
Emmanuel Cole
Asana Beya
Haidara Kontorfilli
Kisimi Kamara

Achievement of Independence

Sir Milton Augustus Strieby Margai
Sir Albert Michael Margai
Eustace Henry Taylor Cummings
Lamina Sankoh
John Karefa-Smart
Kande Bureh
Amadu Wurie
Ella Koblo Gulama
Sir Banja Tejan-Sie
Mohammad Sanusi Mustapha

The APC Era

Siaka Probyn Stevens
Christian Alusine Kamara-Taylor
Sorie Ibrahim Koroma
Tamba Songu M'briwa

Our Cultural Heritage

McCormack Charles Farrell Easmon
John Akar
Ebenezer Calender
Salia Koroma

History of Sierra Leone

Significant Dates