Biographies

On 14 April 1886 Maggie Laubser was born on Bloublommetjieskloof farm in the district of Malmesbury in the Cape Colony. In 1903, at the impr... read more
Charles Templeman Loram was born in Pietermaritzburg in 1879. He studied at Cambridge and at Columbia University, where he completed a Ph.D.... read more
Jackson Lehupa (48) was from Mount Fletcher in the Eastern Cape. He began working for Lonmin around 2007. On 16 August 2012 Mr Lehupa was ki... read more
Janeveke Raphael Liau (47) was from Likolobeng Ha Monyane, Maseru in Lesotho. He started working for Lonmin in 2003. On 16 August 2012 Janev... read more
John Kutlwano Legingoane (24) had worked at Lonmin for 5 years. On 16 August 2012 John was shot twice in the neck and head. The bullets were... read more
Martin Lutuli was born in the mid-1800s, he was raised and educated at the American Zulu Mission at Groutville in Natal, where his parents h... read more
Louis Luyt was born on 18 June 1932, and grew up in modest circumstances in the Karoo. In the 1940s Luyt was employed as a railway clerk. Du... read more
Louw was a politician and a diplomat.  During the 1930s, he was South Africa’s first ambassador to the United States and the Leag... read more
Samuel Alfred Long was born in 1891 in Monmouthshire, Wales, Britain. Little is known of Long's early life, other than that he ran away... read more
Daniel Simon Letanka was born at Saulspoort in the Rustenburg district of the Transvaal in 1874 and attended the Native College in Grahamsto... read more
He was born in 1924 near Mafeteng, Basutoland (now Lesotho), the son of an Anglican minister. In 1940, while a student at Lovedale, he conce... read more
Jeremiah Baden Leeuw was born in 1932. Originally a member of the African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL), Leeuw was one of the group... read more

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