Rashid Lombard was born in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Province (now Eastern Cape) on 10 April 1951. In 1962, when he was 11, his family relocat... read more
Chief Albert John Mvumbi Luthuli, Africa’s first Nobel Peace Prize Laureate in 1960, was President-General of the African National Congress... read more
Lekota was born in Kroonstad on 13 August 1948, into a working class family where he was the eldest of seven children. Most of Lekota’s scho... read more
Stephen Lee was arrested in 1978 while completing his Master’s Degree in Sociology at the University of Cape Town. At the time he was a Brit... read more
After Barbara Hogan, Lourens was the next white woman to be convicted of treason after the Treason Trials. Lourens, and her fiancé Carl Nieh... read more
Latsky was an author and zoologist. She studied at the University of Stellenbosch, and was the first woman to be awarded a doctorate at this... read more
On 21 March 1914, Lembede was born into a peasant family living on the farm in Eston in Natal. He was baptised as an Anglican. His father, M... read more
A trade unionist and political activist, was the elder of two children born to an itinerant cobbler, Arnold, and his wife Jemima. While the... read more
Tony Leon was born on 15 December 1956 in Durban, Natal (now KwaZulu-Natal). He was born to Sheila Schulz and Ramon Leon. His father was an... read more
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Born in New Zealand on the 2nd of June, 1949. At the age of seven, Michael entered the Society of Sacred Mission and then dropped his first... read more
Patrice Lumumba was born on 2 July 1925 in Kasai, in the Northern Province of Katanga. He belonged to the Batetela tribe. His father wanted... read more