Biographies

Davies was born on Robben Island in 1909, where her father was a doctor. In 1935 she started work at the Cape Archives Depot and in 1944 she... read more
Jacqueline Daane was born on 17 December 1937. A White South African, her first encounter with police came in 1956 when she adopted a mute B... read more
John Langalibalele Dube was born at Inanda Mission station of the American Zulu Mission (AZM) in Natal on 22 February 1871 to James and Eliz... read more
Evelina de Bruin was born on 25 December 1933, and shegrew up in the small town of Postmasburg, Northern Cape. In the early days of her life... read more
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Pamele dos Santos (nee Beira) was born in Johannesburg on 19 June 1942 to Banny and Golda Beira. She attended Houghton Primary and Johannesb... read more
Born in 1930, Damos was a trade unionist. During the government's race classification of Coloured people, she organised a protest meeting an... read more
Michael Kitso Dingake was born on 11 February 1928 in Bobonong Village, Bechuanaland Protectorate (now Botswana). He attended the Bobonong P... read more
Lionel Bazil Davis was born in Cape Town in 1936. He was arrested in 1964 and sentenced to seven years on Robben Island between for com... read more
Paul de Groot was born in Surabaya, Indonesia on 11 January 1878. Paul de Groot received training for the stage at the Toneelschool... read more
As a girl she had developed an interest in the arts, and in the 1950s married an up-and-coming actor, David de Keyser, a marriage that laste... read more
De Villiers was an educator and author. She was an editor of the Dictionary of the Afrikaans language, the first and only female principal o... read more

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