Luli Callinicos was born in Johannesburg, and is of Hellenic descent. She began her involvement in the struggle for democracy at an early ag... read more
Margaret Roach Campbell (Killie Campbell) was born at Mount Edgecombe on 9 September 1881, the second of four children of the Natal senator... read more
Jan Celliers was born on 12 January 1865 on the farm Wagenmakersvallei near Wellington. A few years later his family moved to Cape Town wher... read more
Ohm Collins Chabane was born on 15 April 1960 in Xikundu Village, in Limpopo (then Northern Transvaal). He attended Shingwedzi High School,... read more
The Chaukes live in Blinkwater, near Msengi in the Limpopo Province, but very little is known about this family of carvers. They have neithe... read more
Born in Cardiff Road, Simon’s Town in 1929, as the third born child in a family of six, there was much that his domestic worker mother and D... read more
Mimi Coertse was South Africa's first operatic prima donna."Prima donna", in its true sense, properly indicates the chief female vocalist in... read more
Hester Elizabeth Cornelius was born on 5 April 1907 in Lichtenburg Western Transvaal to an Afrikaner family. Her family was very nationalist... read more
Also known as Moshesh, Mosheshwe or Mshweshwe. His name was allegedly changed from Lepoqo after a successful raid in which he had sheared th... read more
Johanna was born in Licthtenburg on 27 February 1912 to an Afrikaner family where she grew up. Their family was very nationalistic, with bot... read more
Martha Helena Cillié was born on 22 April 1866 in Wellington. She was the daughter of Charl Daniel Cillié and his wife, Martha Helena Marais... read more
Sarah Rubin, later Carneson, was born in Johannesburg, Transvaal (now Gauteng) in 1916. Her parents were both immigrants; her father, Zelic... read more