Wangari Maathai

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Wangari Maathai

Wangari Muta Mary Jo Maathai (1 April 1940 – 25 September 2011) was a Kenyan environmentalist, political activist and the first African woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004.[1]

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  1. Gettleman, Jeffrey. "Wangari Maathai, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Dies at 71," New York Times. September 26, 2011.