Pieter Johannes (Piet) Potgieter, second son and sixth child of Andries Hendrik Potgieter and in 1853 elected chief commandant to succeed his father in the northern part of Transvaal, is born at Commando Drift, Tarka, Eastern Cape.
Dear friends of SAHO
South African History Online (SAHO) needs your support.
SAHO is one of the most visited websites in South Africa with over 6 million unique users a year. Our goal is to fulfill our mandate and continue to build, and make accessible, a new people’s history of South Africa and Africa.
Please help us deliver this by contributing upwards of $1.00 a month for the next 12 months.