Biographies

Dimitri Tsafendas was the parliamentary messenger who assassinated Prime Minister Hendrik Verwoerd on 06 September 1966 by stabbing him four... read more
Hugh Lewin was born in 1939 in Lydenburg, Eastern Transvaal (now Mpumalanga), South Africa, to English missionary parents. At university he... read more
Philemon Masinga or ‘Chippa’ as he is affectionately known by thousands of soccer lovers was born on 28 June 1969 in Klerksdorp, Western Tra... read more
Nathaniel Impey Honono (Tshutsha) was born on 21 October 1908, in the district of Qumbu, in the then Transkei (Eastern Cape). He graduated w... read more
Major General (Retired) Bantubonke (Bantu) Harrington Holomisa was born on 25 July 1955 at Mqanduli, Transkei, the son of the late Chief Baz... read more
Percy John ‘Jack’ Hodgson born on 17 August 1910 in Roodepoort, was the eldest son of three children born to Jessy (nee Turner) and Percy Jo... read more
Bartholomew  Moru Hlapane was born in 1918 in in the Ficksburg distric of the Orange Free State. Hlapane was a factory worker. A t... read more
The esteemed teacher and journalist, Samuel E.K. Mqhayi described Isaac Williams Wauchope: “Rev Isaac Wauchope was truly handsome in appeara... read more
Helenard Joe Hendrickse (better known as Allan) was born on 22 October 1927 in Uitenhage, Eastern Cape, as the fifth of the seven children o... read more
Jennifer Schreiner (known as Jenny) was born in Johannesburg, Transvaal (now Gauteng) in 1956 to G.D.L. Deneys and Else Schreiner.  Els... read more
Alan Stewart Paton was born in Pietermaritzburg in KwaZulu Natal on 11 January 1903. His father, James Paton, a Scottish immigrant and civil... read more
Abdool Kader Hassim was born in Dundee, Northern Natal (now KwaZulu-Natal) on 10th of November in 1934. Both his parents were born in I... read more

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