Biographies

M. N. Bhola was born and educated in the Cape Province.  She was an organizer of the women's section of the African National Congress (... read more
Balindlela was born on 28 November 1949 in the Western Cape at Hermanus, after which her family was forcibly moved to Middledrift in the Eas... read more
Together with women like Mary Moodley, Frances Baard, Rita Ndzanga and many others, they fought against the triple oppression of South Afric... read more
Wim Botha is a contemporary artist working mainly in the mediums of sculpture and installation. He was born in Pretoria in 1974 and grew up... read more
Basil Sipho Neo Bridgeman Bikitsha, known as “Doc” Bikitsha, was born on 19 November 1930 at the Bridgman Memorial Hospital in Mayfair, Joha... read more
Russel Botman was born on 18 October 1953 in Bloemfontein, Orange Free State (now Free State Province). His mother had supported his family... read more
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

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