Biographies

Ebrahim Ismail Asvat (Aswat) was born in Surat, India. He was a committed passive resister from Vereeniging, Transvaal (now Gauteng). He was... read more
Harry (Mphephethwa) Themba Gwala was born on 30 July in 1920 near Piettermarizburg.He was a politician and teacher, Gwala known as Munt'omda... read more
Michael Alan Harmel was born on 7th of February in 1915 in Johannesburg ,to Irish immigrant parents, became a radical socialist, fiercely op... read more
Derek Andre Hanekom was born on 13th January 1953 in Cape Town,the son of an Afrikaner clerk,he graduated from Hoerskool Jan van Riebeeck in... read more
Peter Gerald Hain was born on 16 February in 1950 in Nairobi Kenya but he grew up in Pretoria after his south african born parents returned... read more
Lucky Dube was born on a small farm near Ermelo in the eastern Transvaal (now Mpumalanga). His mother, Sarah, considered his birth after a f... read more
Bertha Gxowa was born on the 28th of November 1934, in Germiston Location where she spent her early childhood. She attended the Thokoza Prim... read more
Alcott Skei Gwentshe was born in 1920 in Tsomo in the Transkei. A shopkeeper in (Duncan Village township)East London, Alcott Skei Gwentshe p... read more
Josiah Tshangana Gumede was born on 9th October 1867 in Healdtown Village, Fort Beaufort in the Eastern Cape. His father, John Gumede, and h... read more
Archibald Jacob Gumede was born in Pietermaritzburg on 1st of March in 1914,the son of Lillian (born Mgqogqoza) and Josiah Tshangana Gumede... read more
Thozamile Richard  (Thozi) Gqweta was born in Peelton near King Williamstown 1952.The son of a railway worker.He obtained his matric at... read more
Mfanasekaya Pearce Linda Gqobose was born on 7 August 1917 at Kwa Mdingi, in King Williams Town. He completed his primary schooling at Kwa M... read more

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