Biographies

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
Sibusiso Mandlenkosi Emmanuel Bengu was born on 8th  of May in 1934 in Natal. He began his career as a teacher in 1952. His years of te... read more
Hyman M Basner was born in Russia in 1905, and moved to South Africa at an early age. Basner  and his mother  joined other family... read more
Brenda Nokuzola Fassie was born on 3rd of November 1964 in Langa, a township near Cape Town. She was named after the American country singer... read more
Elijah Barayi was born in Lingelihle, (Cradock ) Eastern Cape, on 15th of  June  in 1930. He was one of eight children of working... read more
Jeffry Dumo Baqwa was born on 24th of July 1949 in Pinetown, Natal. He was the second child and oldest son (two younger brothers were to fol... read more
Richard Granville Baloyi was born on 1897 and lived in Alexandra north of Johannesburg in 1922. His first job was that of a taxi driver but... read more
William George Ballinger was born on 21st of September in 1894 in Britain. In 1928 he was sent to South Africa by the British Independent La... read more
Violet Margaret Livingstone Ballinger was born on 11th of January 1894 in Scotland.She emigrated to South Africa with her family in 1904.She... read more
Patricia de Lille, a South African politician, was born the 17 February, 1951 in Beaufort West to Henry and Gertrude Lindt. She received her... read more
Frances “MaBaard” Baard was born 1st of October in 1909 in Kimberley, Northern Cape. She  was the fifth of seven children of a Bechuuan... read more
Zainab Ebrahim Asvat was born 1920 in Johannesburg,daughter of EI Asvat, came under the tutelage of her father as a young girl. She accompan... read more

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