Prof Botha was born in 1930. Through her life she served on various organisations, including the Suid-Afrikaanse Akedemie vir Wetenskap en K... read more
Jan Bouws, accomplished musician, composer, lecturer and author, was born in the Netherlands in Purmerend on 28 July 1902. He trained in Mus... read more
Diamond Bozas was born at Isipingo. He studied at the Chelsea School of Art, London.  He was a founder member and Chairperson of the Zu... read more
Breytenbach was an opponent of the apartheid regime, whose work represented a milestone in the development of Afrikaans poetry, formally and... read more
Dennis Brutus was born in Salisbury, Rhodesia (present day Zimbabwe) in 1924.  His parents moved to Port Elizabeth where he grew up. He... read more
Actress Yvonne Bryceland, née Heilbuth, was born in Cape Town on 18 November 1925. She worked as a newspaper librarian before her theatre de... read more
Brian Bunting son of Sidney and Rebecca Bunting was born in 1920, in  the buntings Regent St home in Johannesburg. He matriculated at a... read more
James Richard Abe Bailey was born in London on 23 October 1919. Bailey was the son of Randlord Sir Abe Bailey and Lady Mary Bailey. He grew... read more
SA Painter John Thomas Baines was born on 27 November 1820 in King’s Lynn, Norfolk, England (often reffered to as Thomas Baines). His father... read more
Several dutch publishers have featured prominently in the South African book industry. They include JJ van Schaik, Gerrit Bakker, Cornells S... read more
Vincent Baloyi was born on 4 February 1954 in Newclare, Johannesburg. Baloyi first attended school in Soweto where his family moved in 1961.... read more
Walter Battiss was born in Somerset East to an English Methodist family in 1906, and became one of South Africa’s first and most important a... read more