Biographies

Josiah Tshangana Gumede was born on 9th October 1867 in Healdtown Village, Fort Beaufort in the Eastern Cape. His father, John Gumede, and h... 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
Robert M. Resha was born in Bolotwe,Queenstown, Eastern Province [Now Eastern Cape] on 9 March 1920. He completed eight years of formal scho... read more
Denis Theodore Goldberg was born on 11th April 1933 in Cape Town, Cape Province (now Western Cape). He married Esme Bodenstein, wh... read more
Walker Stanley Gawe was born in 1899 on 30 November in the Herschel district of the Cape, where both his parents were teachers. He attended... read more
Abram "Bram" Fischer was born on 23 April 1908 in the Orange Free State. He was born into a prominent Afrikaans family, son of Percy Ulrich... read more
Walton Zacharias  Fenyang was born in 1877 in Thaba 'Nchu distric in the Orange Free State. An early treasurer of the African Nati... read more
Patricia de Lille, a South African politician, was born the 17 February, 1951 in Beaufort West to Henry and Gertrude Lindt.She is the third... read more
Zephania ‘Zeph’ Lekoane Mothopeng, was born on 10 September 1913, in the Orange Free State (now Free State) near the town of Vrede. Shortly... read more
Ebrahim Ismail Ebrahim was born in Durban on 1st July in 1937,  the second of five children. When he was a few months old Ebrahim's mot... read more
Ahmed Gora Ebrahim was born in Durban on 29 May 1936.  Ebrahim cut his political teeth in Trotskyite circles while studying at Sastri C... 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

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