Biographies

Phyllis Altman was born on 25 September 1919. She went to Jeppe High School for Girls. As her mother could not afford university fees she ac... read more
Alexander was born in America and lived there until the age of 19, when she came to South Africa. She became friends with Gandhi whom she me... read more
Magdelene Moloto was born in a Mission Station in Limpopo. She lived with her grandmother until she completed her primary school education.... read more
Lizzy Adrian Abrahams (nee Joseph) was born on 19 September 1925 in Paarl, in the Western Cape. She was born into a large family of 8 childr... read more
  Please note: This biography is a modified extract from the following source: Bell, P. (1999) “Raymond Ackerman” from... read more
Early Life: Alexander Kerr was the first of six children born to William and Elizabeth Findlay Kerr. When he was six years old the Kerr fami... read more
Peter Henry Abrahams Deras (Peter Abrahams) was born in Vrededorp, Johannesburg’s largest Coloured and Asian slum, on 19 March 1919. A... read more
Eric Anthony Abraham was from Wynberg, Cape Town, Western Province (now Western Cape). He was a University of Cape Town graduate who had wor... read more
Chief Rabbi Israel Abrahams was born on 12 March 1903 in Vilna, Lithuania. He was the son of Zecharya Alter Abramowich and Rachel Leah... read more
Mkhonza Abner was released from Robben Island prison on the 18th of October 1981. His prison number was 114/7477. He was from Katlehong... read more
Sithole Thembinkosi Abner was released from Robben Island prison on the 27th of February 1986. His prison number was 15/3271. He was fr... read more
Maduna Abednego was released from Robben Island prison on 8 October 1973. His prison number was 1/5392. He was from Zwelithsa... read more

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