How many men and women are estimated to have been taken from Africa by the Atlantic slave trade between 1451 and 1867?

Answer: An incredible 11,641,000, forming undoubtedly one of the largest population movements in history. Between 1701 and 1800 alone, over six million Africans were enslaved, at a rate of 61,000 a year.

Source: A History of Africa by J.D. Fage

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