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David Unaipon (born David Ngunaitponi) (28 September 1872 - 7 February 1967) was an Indigenous Australian of the Ngarrindjeri people, a preacher, inventor and writer. Unaipon's contribution to Australian society helped to break many Indigenous Australian stereotypes, and he is featured on the Australian $50 note in commemoration.

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What was david unaipon famous for?

David Unaipon is on the fifty dollar note his birthday is on the 28th of September 1872.

What made David Unaipon famous?

he was famous just because

Where was David Unaipon born?

david unaipon was born at port mcleay,SA

What did David Unaipon write?

David Unaipon was the first Aboriginal person in Australia to write and publish a book. His two most famous books are Aboriginal Legends (1927) and Native Legends (1929).

Does David unaipon have brothers and sisters?

Yes,David Unaipon had nine other brothers and sisters

How did David Unaipon become famous?

he became a author,inventor,science and a also with music

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What david unaipon invented?

Hand machine shering

Where did David Unaipon go to school?

he didnt go to school

When did David Unaipon die?

David Unaipon was born on the 28th of September, 1872, at Point McLeay, South Australia, and died on the 7th of February, 1967, at Tailem Bend, South Australia.

When was david unaipon born?

Writer and inventor, David Unaipon, was born in Point McLeay Mission on September 28, 1872 and died in Tailem Bend, South Australia on February 7, 1967.

Did David Unaipon have any brothers or sisters?

he had two brother and sisters

How many books did David Unaipon write?

He wrote two books

How did david unaipon die?

David Unaipon lived for almost 95 years, his tragic loss caused his whole family from suffering major depression. His death was believed to be caused by from a sickness that was unknown with no cure, unfortunately.

Which Aboriginal writer is depicted on the Australian 50 note?

His name was David Unaipon.

Why did David James Unaipon move to Australia?

He came here because of work :)

Who is the indigenous Australian on the fifty dollar note?

David Unaipon, (born David Ngunaitponi). He was an Australian Aboriginal of the Ngarrindjeri people.

Which indigenous Australian is featured on the Fifty Dollar note?

David Unaipon. He was born David Ngunaitponi and was an Australian Aboriginal of the Ngarrindjeri people

Who invents something?

an inventor invents something eg. david unaipon, leonardo da vinci

Why is David Unaipon on the Australian Fifty Dollar note?

All Australian banknotes feature famous or historically significant Australians on them. The new polymer Fifty Dollar note released from 1995 onwards, has David Unaipon (Inventor, preacher & author) on the front, and Dame Edith Cowan (Social worker, politician & feminist) on the back. David Unaipon was awarded many patents for his mechanical inventions. He wrote many articles for newspapers and magazines, and recorded in a book, many traditional Aboriginal stories. He had an unusual belief in a similarity between traditional Aboriginal and Christian beliefs, and furthered the cause of Aboriginal Welfare in Australia.

Who is on the 50 note Australia?

David Unaipon is on the front of the Australian $50 note while Dame Edith Cowan is on the reverse.

Who is the indigenous austrailan on the fifty dollar note?

the Indigenous Australian featured on the fifty dollar note is named David Unaipon ... :)

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