Where was Freddie Mercury born?

  • London, U.K.
  • Paris, France
  • Caracas, Venezuela
  • Zanzibar City, Tanzania correct

    Freddie Mercury (5 September 1946 – 24 November 1991) was a British singer, songwriter and producer, best known as the lead vocalist and lyricist of the rock band Queen. Mercury was a Parsi born in the Sultanate of Zanzibar. At the age of 17, Mercury and his family fled from Zanzibar for safety reasons due to the 1964 Zanzibar Revolution. The family moved into a small house in Feltham, Middlesex, England.

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