Biographies

Omar Badsha was born in Durban in 1945 and grew up in a Gujarati Muslim family.  His grandparents emigrated to South Africa from India... read more
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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
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SA Painter John Thomas Baines was born on 27 November 1820 in King’s Lynn, Norfolk, England (often reffered to as Thomas Baines). His... read more
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Villa Baker was born on 12 March 1917, the year of the Russian Revolution,while World War I was still raging . She grew up in Brakpan, East... read more
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Lewis Baker was married to Villa Baker. He was a civil rights lawyer, and a member of the South African Communist Party (SACP). The couple c... read more
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Sir Herbert Baker was born in 1862 in Cobham, Kent, in Britain. He dominated the architectural scene in South Africa from his arrival in the... read more
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