Biographies

Born in Durban on 1 July 1937, Ebrahim Ismail Ebrahim was the second of five children. When he was a few months old Ebrahim's mother became... read more
Florence Onyebuchi Emecheta Obe ‘Buchi Emecheta’ was born in the Nigerian city of Lagos on 21 July in 1944 to Jeremy N... read more
Abdool Karrim Essak was born in 1925 in India.  He was the third child of Fathima and Ishaq Hashim. His father was an adventurer and le... read more
Garth Erasmus was born on 12 April 1956 in Uitenhage, Eastern Cape. Erasmus was raised in Port Elizabeth and from an early age expressed an... read more
Professor Willem Petrus Esterhuyse (Willie) Esterhuyse was born in 1936 in Laingsburg, Western Province (now Western Cape), on his father... read more
Rosamund Everard-Steenkamp was born in Carolina, Mpumalanga, 1907. She was a daughter of Bertha Everard, had a brief career cut short b... read more
Heinrich Egersdorfer was born in Nuremberg, Germany in 1853. He trained in lithography in Germany, he came to SA in 1879. Earlier, after exp... read more
He is a descendant of the original Scandinavian Missionaries who evangelised Zululand a century and a half ago. Of Lapp descent he was born... read more
Jillian Edelstein was born and grew up in South Africa. In 1975, after her final year of high school, she took a ‘gap' year and st... read more
On 2 January 1907 The Cape Argus Weekly Edition published a photograph of Ethel Edwards in its supplement on "Famous South African Arti... read more
Ernest Theodore Els or “ Big Easy ” as he is affectionately known in the sporting circles was born on 17 October 1969, in Johann... read more
Barend Jacobus Erasmus was born to Barend Jacobus Gerrit Wessel Erasmus and Susara Catharina Elizabeth Horak on 29 December 1918 in Johannes... read more

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