Biographies

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
Freda Levson was born on 21 November 1911 in Pretoria, South Africa. Her father was a prominent physician in Johannesburg. She was educated... 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
Leonard (Len) Lee-Warden was born in 1913. A linotype operator, he came to South Africa in 1936 from England after serving a five year appre... read more
Introduction: Hermanus Loots, also known as James Stuart, is most noted for his role in exposing brutality at African National Congress camp... read more
Born on 7 August 1929 in Johannesburg to Mary and Mark Levy, immigrants from Lithuania, Norman Levy and his twin brother, Leon (a founding m... read more
Anton Theodor August Wilfried Lubowski was born on 3 February 1953, in South West Africa (now known as Namibia), the second child of Wilfrie... read more
Benjamin (Ben) Johnson, Langa’s father, was a Minister of Religion and his mother was a housewife who was also intensely involved in t... read more
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David Livingstone was born on 19 March, 1813 in Blantyre, South Lanarkshire, Scotland. His father was a committed Protestant Sunday school t... read more

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