Biographies

Paul Kruger is believed to have been born on 10 October 1825 on his grandfather's farm, Bulhoek, in the Cradock district, near the present d... read more
Obituary by his son, Aleck Karis. Thomas G. Karis, a former foreign service officer who was a critic of U. S. policy on South Africa and wh... read more
Linda Komape was born in Gauteng (then Transvaal) in 1949. She did not enter politics at an early stage in her life, but went through a diff... read more
Ahmed Mohamed "Kathy" Kathrada was born on 21 August 1929, to Indian immigrant parents in Schweizer Reneke, a small town in Western Transvaa... read more
Guru Kistnasamy was born on 28 December 1947 in Felixton, Zululand, Natal (now KwaZulu-Natal). His father, Thaniachallam Kistnasamy Naicker,... read more
Mattheus Uys Krige and his contribution to the Second World War  Mattheus Uys Krige (1910-1987) can certainly be counted among the mos... read more
Ben Khoapa first became interested in politics while a student at a boarding school in Lesotho. This continued when he later went to study a... read more
Philip Ate Kgosana was born in 1936 in Makapanstad in the northern Transvaal (current day Limpopo), the son of a minister.  He graduate... read more
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Mkhuseli Joseph Kettledas joined the Pan African Congress (PAC) in 1961. He was arrested on 8 April 1963 for sabotage and sentenced to ten y... read more
Bonakele Mali Khana was one of 616 South Africans that died when the SS Mendi sank in 1917. read more
Sydney Alex Kumalo was born in the middle of the colonial conquest of Africa, the same year that Benito Mussolini’s foreign armies inv... read more

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