Biographies

Joseph Johannes Marks was born on 22 April 1936 in Mossel Bay, where his father, a fisherman, was also born.  He grew up in Pacaltsdorp... read more
Archibald “Archie” Sibeko (aka Zola Zembe) was born on  3 March 1928 in Kwezana Village, near Alice in the Eastern Cape. Sibeko attende... read more
Dan Mohapi grew up in Soweto.  He was first involved in the political struggle in the 1970s as a high school student. He completed his... read more
Josiah Khiphusizi Jele was born on 1 May 1930, in Alexandra, Johannesburg. He was a son to Joseph Jele and Alvinah Khanyile Jele.Like many b... read more
Pandelani Jeremia Nefolovhodwe was born on 2 February 1947 in Folovhodwe village in the Northern Transvaal (now Limpopo). Nefolovhodwe then... read more
Muzuvukile Curnick Ndlovu was born in 1932 in Matatiele. His family moved to uMkhumbane settlement in Durban in 1941. After the demolition o... read more
 Basil D’Oliveira (Dolly) was born on 4 October 1931, in Signal Hill, Cape Town of Indian-Portuguese heritage. According to South Afric... read more
Marcus Motaung grew up in Diepkloof in the 1960s and 1970s. His family moved to the Township around the early to mid-1960s. They were part o... read more
Born in Port Elizabeth, Stanley Mabizela joined the liberation struggle at an early age when he first joined the ANC Youth League. A son to... read more
Sithembiso Tony Yengeni was born in Cape Town and grew up in two Cape townships, Gugulethu and Nyanga. He completed his matric at... read more
Curtis Nkondo was born on 1st February 1928 in Louis Trichardt, Northern Transvaal (now Makhado, Limpopo). Towards the end of the 1800s, his... read more
Gerrit Viljoen was born in Cape Town on 11 September 1926 to Helena and Hendrik Geldenhuys Viljoen. At the time of his birth his father was... read more

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