Julius Gottlieb Jeppe, founder of the Jeppe and Ford Estate Company that planned the first Johannesburg suburbs, is born in Ros

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Julius Gottlieb Jeppe, founder of the Jeppe and Ford Estate Company that planned the first Johannesburg suburbs, is born in Rostock, Germany.

References:
• Wallis, F. (2000). Nuusdagboek: feite en fratse oor 1000 jaar, Kaapstad: Human & Rousseau

Last updated : 21-Feb-2012

This article was produced for South African History Online on 17-Feb-2012