Biographies

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
Patricia de Lille was born in 1951 in Beaufort West, in the Cape. She received her primary education at the Methodist Primary School and the... read more
De Mist was born on 30 April 1749 in Voorburg near The Hague in the Netherlands. He went to school at Kampen, after which he studied law in... 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
Izak de Villiers was born in Paarl on 30 July 1936. He attended Paarl Gymnasium, a school for which he maintained a lifelong passion. He was... read more
Dawie de Villiers was born on 10 July 1940 in Burgersdorp, one of three children of Elsa and Coenie de Villiers. Dawie’s father was a... read more
Fanie de Villiers was born on the 13th October 1964 in Vereeniging. In 1985 he started playing for the Northern Transvaal cricket team and i... read more
Gille de Vlieg was born in 1940 in Plymouth, England. She was trained as a nurse and worked in Pietermaritzburg and London. De Vlieg then mo... read more
Franciscus Jacobus Ludovicus* (also François Jacobus Louis) De Vriendt was born on 2 September 1886**1874 in Borgerhout, Antwerp, Belgium. H... read more
Born in Rotterdam in 1853, De Waal was the son of a banker who received a commercial education in Brussels and studied law. He travelled to... read more
Barend de Wet was born in Boksburg in 1956, and towards his untimely death had long become an emblematic figure of the artist, the possibili... read more
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