Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma was born on 27 January 1949. She received her secondary education at Amanzimtoti Training College until 1967 and bega... read more
This article was written by Sumaiya Virji and forms part of the SAHO Public History Internship. Herbert Isaac Ernest Dhlomo was bo... read more
Bartolomeu Dias, also called Bartholomew Diaz, was a Portuguese navigator whose discovery in 1488 of the Cape of Good Hope showed Europeans... read more
Eddie Daniels was born on 25 October 1928 in District 6, Cape Town where also grew up and attended Sydney Street School. District 6 was one... read more
F. W. de Klerk was born in Johannesburg, Transvaal (now Gauteng) on 18 March 1936. F.W. de Klerk grew up in a political family, with both hi... read more
Jacobus Hercules de la Rey was the sixth child of Adrianus Johannes and Adriana (van Rooyen). He was born near Winburg on 22 October 1847. A... read more
Dr. Yusuf Mohamed Dadoo played an outstanding role in the South African liberation movement for over half a century - in persuading the Indi... read more
Sheena Duncan was born in Johannesburg in 1932 and was the eldest of the five children in her family. She was educated at the Roedean School... read more
Bettie Du Toit was born on a farm in the former Transvaal Province. She was orphaned at three when her father died. Her mother had passed aw... read more
Ayesha Bibi "Asa" Dawood was born in Worcester, Cape Province on the 31 January, 1927 to an Indian Merchant and a Malay woman. As a young gi... read more
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
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