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
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
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
Frederick John Harris was born in 4th of July in 1937. He was a teacher, a member of the executive committee of the Liberal Party in 19... read more
Abdullah Haron was born on 8 February 1924 in Newlands-Claremont, an area which in the late twentieth century became a very prosperous comme... read more
Ebrahim Ismail Asvat (Aswat) was born in Surat, India. He was a committed passive resister from Vereeniging, Transvaal (now Gauteng). He was... read more
Harry (Mphephethwa) Themba Gwala was born on 30 July in 1920 near Piettermarizburg.He was a politician and teacher, Gwala known as Munt'omda... read more
Michael Alan Harmel was born on 7th of February in 1915 in Johannesburg ,to Irish immigrant parents, became a radical socialist, fiercely op... read more

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