Lloyd A. Thompson’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story

Intro Nigerian academic
Was Academic
From Nigeria
Type Education
Gender male
Birth 24 June 1932
Death 28 August 1997
(aged 65 years)

Lloyd Arthur Thompson (24 June 1932 Barbados – 28 August 1997) was a Nigerian classicist, and scholar.



He graduated from St John’s College, Cambridge, with an MA. He taught at University of Ibadan Nigeria, for 40 years.

He married Alma Rosalind Platten on 1 September 1956; they had a daughter and two sons.



  • 1990 American Book Award


  • Romans and blacks. Taylor & Francis. 1989. ISBN 978-0-415-03185-1. 

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