Biographies

Born in Cape Town in 1920. In the late 1930s while still at school he became an active member of the Communist Party, speaking at public mee... read more
Jan Hendrik Hofmeyer Hoogendyk was born in 1911 into a strict 'dopper' home. Hoogendyk was married to Jackie, an accountant. He enli... read more
James “Jobe” John Hadebe was born on 29 October 1923 in Frankfort in the Orange Free State. The son of a clerk and descendant of... read more
Michael Alan Harmel, born to Irish immigrant parents, became a radical socialist, fiercely opposed to racism while studying at Rhodes Univer... read more
Isaac 'Ike' Osler Horvitch was born on 9 October 1920, in Cape Town, South Africa. Ike Horvitch's politics were fashioned out of... read more
A published and a principal figure in the Afrikaner Bond. However as a political moderate, he worked closely with Rhodes until the Jame... read more
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Frederick John Harris was born in 1937. He was a teacher, a member of the executive committee of the Liberal Party in the Transvaal, as well... read more
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Professor Sir Raymond (Bill) Hoffenberg was born in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Province (now Eastern Cape) on 16 March 1923. He went to school... read more
Ndeutala Hishongwa was born in 1952 in Okalili, northwest Namibia. She trained as a nurse and in 1974 joined SWAPO-in-exile in Zambia. She w... read more
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Gilbert Hani and Jacob Mpemba,prominent ANC [African National Congress] leaders and strong opponents of Kaizer Matanzima and the Bantustan p... read more
Charles Daniel Helm was born around 22 September 1844, in Zuurbreck, South Africa. He was a member of the London Missionary Society. He did... read more
Hoosen Mia Haffejee was born on 6 November 1950. Haffejee grew up in Pietermaritzburg and completed his primary schooling at St. Paul’... read more

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