Biographies

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J. M. Coetzee was born to German and English parents in Cape Town on 9 February 1940. Coetzee spent his childhood in there, as well as in Wo... read more
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Neville Wilson Curtis was born on 16 October 1947, Johannesburg, Transvaal (now Gauteng). His father, John (Jack) Curtis left Australia in 1... read more
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Michael Coetzee was born in 1959 and grew up on a farm in the Eastern Cape. His parents were both teachers. In 1978, he enrolled for a B.Sc... read more
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In 1849, Cape Town lived up to its reputation for giving visiting vessels a rousing reception. But this was a reception with a difference; i... read more
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Sheila Cussons was born at the Moravia Missionary Station near Piketberg, Western Cape.  She matriculated at Hoër Meisieskool, Pre... read more
Jeanette Eva Curtis was born in 1949 in Cape Town. In 1972, Curtis served as the Vice-President of the National Union of South African Stude... read more
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At the age of 17, Renfrew Leslie Christie found himself in the South African Army. He was on guard at Lenz ammunition dump (east of Johannes... read more
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Audrey Coleman was born in 1933. When she was twenty years old she married businessman Max Coleman. They had four sons, and became active me... read more
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John (Jack) Curtis was born on 31 August 1912 in Geelong, Australia, the third of nine children. He left school at 14 to start work and help... read more
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Imam Achmad Cassiem was born and grew up in an Islamic environment. He became politicised in the 1960s when the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC... read more
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Professor Firoz Cachalia holds a BA degree, a BA (Hons) degree, an LLB and a Higher Diploma in Company Law from Witwatersrand University. Ca... read more
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John L Collins was born on the 23 March 1905 in Hawkhurst in Kent, England. He was the youngest child on the four children born to Arthur Co... read more

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