Biographies

A shopkeeper in East London, Alcott Skei Gwentshe played a key role in the establishment of an African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL... read more
Josiah Tshangana Gumede was born on 9 October 1867 in Healdtown Village, Fort Beaufort in the Eastern Cape. His father, John Gumede, and his... read more
Ronnie Govender was born on 16May 1934 in Cato Manor, Durban, Natal (now KwaZulu-Natal).  His father was born in Cato Manor and his mot... read more
Denis Theodore Goldberg, an engineer by training, was born on 11 April 1933 in Cape Town, Cape Province (now Western Cape). He mar... read more
Aldin Grout was born on 2 September 1803 in Pelham, Massachusetts in the United States. In 1830 Grout graduated from Amherst College and con... read more
Gabashane is a graphic artist and ceramic sculptor. He attended the ELC Art and Craft Centre, Rorke’s Drift during the 1960s.  He... read more
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Pravin Jamnadas Gordhan was born in Durban, Natal (now kwaZulu-Natal), South Africa on 12 April 1949.  He matriculated from Sastri Coll... read more
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*Note: The focus of this biography is on Gandhi's life and times in South Africa. Early life and education Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi w... read more
Adam Glasser was born on the 20th September, 1955 in Cambridge, England, then later moved to Johannesburg, South Africa with his family wher... read more
Born in Pietermaritzburg on 1 March 1914, Archie Gumede was the son of Lillian (born Mgqogqoza) and Josiah Tshangana Gumede. He attended var... read more

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