Bakri Sapalo

Sheikh Bakri Sapalo (born Abubakar Garad Usman; November 1895 - 5 April 1980) was an Oromo scholar, poet and religious teacher. He is best known as the inventor of a writing system for the Oromo language.

Personal facts

Birth dateJanuary 01, 1895
Birth place
Harar , Ethiopia
Nationality
Ethiopia
Ethnicity
Oromo people
Date of deathApril 05, 1980
Place of death
Somalia , Hiran Somalia
TitleSheikh

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External resources

  1. http://www.gadaa.com/language.html
  2. http://www.jstor.org/stable/616613