Nokukhanya Luthuli

Nokukhanya (Bhengu) Luthuli’s Life Timeline

1904, March 3

Nokukhanya born  

1913

Began formal education at Ohlange Institute

1914

Death of Nokukhanya’s mother, Nozincwadi, (also known as MaNgidi)

1920

Began a teacher’s course at Adams Collage 

1922

Began teaching at Mpushini and Inanda day school 

1923

Returned to Adams Collage

1925

Met Albert Luthuli 

1927, January 19

Married Albert Luthuli 

1929, March

Eldest son, Hugh Bunyan Sulenkosi, born 

1932

Albert Luthuli’s mother Nozililo died 

1936

Albert Luthuli becomes Chief of Groutville 

1945

Post office opened in the Luthuli home 

1952

Albert Luthuli elected as president-general of the ANC and stripped of his Chieftaincy

1961, December 10

Albert Luthuli awarded Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo 

1967, July, 21 

Albert Luthuli died 

1996, December 16  

Nokukhanya Luthuli died

Last updated : 10-Mar-2017

This article was produced for South African History Online on 10-Mar-2017