Biographies

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
Breytenbach was an opponent of the apartheid regime, whose work represented a milestone in the development of Afrikaans poetry, formally and... read more
Boshielo was born to a poor family in 1920 in Phokoane village, in the Sekhukhuneland district in Northern Transvaal, now Limpopo Province.... read more
Dr. Yusuf Mohamed Dadoo played an outstanding role in the South African liberation movement for over half a century - in persuading the Indi... read more
David Wilcox Hlahane Bopape was the son of Pedi-speaking farm workers, Levi and Jerita Bopape. He was born in 1915 at Houtboschdorp near Pie... read more
Docrat was born in the village of Kathor, India on 15 September 1915. His grandfather was a pioneering businessman who traded in Burma and S... read more
Virgile Joseph Bonhomme was born in Durban on 15 March 1944 and his parents were Patricia and Francoise Virgile Bonhomme.He attended St Augu... read more
Pravin Jamnadas Gordhan was born in Durban, Natal (now kwaZulu-Natal), South Africa on 12 April 1949.  He matriculated from Sastri Coll... read more
Harriet Bolton was born in 1927 in Makwassie in Southern Transvaal, the eldest of four children – a younger brother and two sisters. Her fam... read more
Roseberry Tandwefika Bokwe was born in 1900 in the Tsomo district of the Transkei. He began his education at the mission of his father,John... read more
Arthur William Blaxall was born in 1891 in Britain. He was a clergyman who was convicted of aiding the African National Congress (ANC) and t... read more
Molly Blackburn was born in 1930.  She was the daughter of Elgar Bellhouse who was at one time the chairperson of the Progressive Party... read more

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