Biographies

Joshua Oupa Gqozo was born in Kroonstad on 10 March 1952. He is the son of Anna and Fikile Joel Gqozo. His father was a skilled labourer and... read more
Joe Nzingo Gqabi was born in 1929 in Aliwal North, Cape Province.Gqabi joined the African National Congress (ANC) in the middle of... read more
Frances Herman Gow was born in 1887 in Cape Town, the son of a Coloured mother and an Afro-American father.  He was educated in America... read more
Gawe was born in 1900 in the Herschel district of the Cape, where both his parents were teachers. He attended St. Matthew's College and late... read more
Gastrow became a politician shaped by the liberal politics of 1960s and 1970s South Africa. In 1971, his political views were strengthened b... read more
Suliman Moosa Esakjee was born in 1928. He worked as a clerk, and was an active member of the Transvaal Indian Congress (TIC) from... read more
Colin Wells Eglin was born in Sea Point, Cape Town, Western Province (now Western Cape) on 14 April 1925. His parents, Carl August and Elsie... read more
King of the United Kingdom (1901-1910), born in London, England, United Kingdom, the eldest son of Queen Victoria. Educated privately, and a... read more
Barend Jacobus du Plessis was born on 19 January 1940 in Johannesburg to Martie and Jan Hendrik du Plessis. He was the eldest of three child... read more
Sir Patrick Duncan was born on 21 December 1870 in Fortrie (Aberdeen-shire). Duncan first educated in Edinburgh, he entered Balliol College,... read more
British soldier, and Governor at the Cape from 1820-21. He named the burgeoning port of Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth in memory of the death of... read more
Chris Dlamini was born in Benoni, Transvaal, on 10 October 1944, one of the five children of Anna and Gilbert Dlamini, a worker in an electr... read more

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