Biographies

Born in Durban in 1945, Badsha grew up in a Gujarati Muslim family. His grandparents immigrated to South Africa from India in the late 1890s... read more
Govindasamy Krishnasamy Thambi Naidoo*was born of indentured stock in 1875 in Mauritius. His family, originally from Mattur, state of Madras... read more
Hilary Mutch (née Hilary Claire) was born on 4 November 1941 in Erith, south-east London into a Jewish family. Her father, a South African w... read more
John Langalibalele Dube was born at Inanda Mission station of the American Zulu Mission (AZM) in Natal on 22 February 1871 to James and Eliz... read more
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Jeanette Eva Schoon (née Curtis) was born in 1949 in Cape Town. In 1972, Curtis served as the Vice-President of the National Union of South... read more
Marius Schoon was born on 22 June 1937 in Johannesburg. He attended the University of Stellenbosch. Schoon moved to the University of Witwat... read more
Masana Sam Nzima was born on the 8th of August 1934 in Lillydale, a small village in Bushbuck Ridge, Limpopo Province, Sam grew up on the fa... read more
Vera Ponnen was born in 1915 in England. She came to South Africa in 1938 as a governess. The next year, she went to Johannesburg and while... read more

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