Biographies

King Cetshwayo’s place of birth was his father’s (Mpande) kraal of Mlambongwenya, near Eshowe. He was born in 1826, a very troubled period i... read more
Radhakrishna Lutchmana "Roy" Padayachie was born on 1 May 1950. He attended Tagore High School in Clairwood, Durban and then went to study f... read more
Professor Hoosen Mahomed "Jerry" Coovadia was born in Durban, 2nd of August in 1940. His grandparents had come to South Africa around the 18... read more
Sathasivian “Saths” Cooper was born on 11 December 1950 in Durban, Natal (now KwaZulu-Natal), South Africa. He was the eldest child of Alima... read more
Born in 1922, Jerry Dibanhlele Khumalo was a clothing designer and cutter. He served prison sentences as a volunteer in the 1952 Defiance Ca... read more
Wilson Zamindlela "Zami" Conco, the son of a semi-literate but wealthy cattle farmer in the Ixopo district of Natal in 1919, Conco rose to b... read more
Early Life After completing high school, Tito Mboweni attended the University of the North in Transvaal between 1979 and 1980, where he was... read more
Kasrils was born in Yeoville, Johannesburg, in November 1938.  His grandparents were immigrants from Latvia and Lithuania, who had fled... read more
Jameson Gilbert Coka was born in 1910 on a white farm near Vryheid, Natal, the son of a sharecropper. He won a bursary to Adams College, whe... read more
John L Collins was born on the 23 March 1905 in Hawkhurst in Kent, England. He was the youngest child on the four children born to Arthur Co... read more
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He was born on 29 June of 1873 in London, the son of Sir Percy William Bunting, the founder and editor of the Contemporary Review. His mothe... read more

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