Biographies

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
Ernest Cole was born on 21 March 1940 as Ernest Levi Tsoloane Kole, in Eersterust, Pretoria. He left school when Bantu Education was introdu... read more
Reverend George Champion was born in the state of Connecticut, United States in 1810. After graduating from Yale University, Champion joined... read more
Joseph Chamberlain was a British statesman, a colonial administrator and politician who went from being a radical, almost socialist liberal... read more
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Molvi Ismail Ahmed Cachalia was born in the then Transvaal province of South Africa on 5 December 1908. At the time Cachalia’s father,... read more

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