Biographies

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
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
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
Pieter Beyleveld was born in 1916 in the Orange Free State and educated at farm schools. He joined the army at the outbreak of World War II,... read more
Lionel “Rusty” Bernstein was born on 20th of  March in 1920 Durban, Natal (now KwaZulu-Natal) of European Jewish immigrants. He was the... read more
Hilda Bernstein (nee Watts) was born in London in 1915. She was educated at state schools. Her father was a committed Bolshevik and non-reli... read more

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