Biographies

Born in Cape Town, Lurie studied (Philosophy, Economics) and taught (Philosophy) at UCT before going to the London School of Economics where... read more
Neville Allan Lewis was in born Cape Town, 1895. Considered in the 1940s to be South Africa’s premier society portraitist, Lewis was steeped... read more
Levitan was born in Johannesburg where he graduated as an architect in the 1950s. He moved to Cape Town in the late 1970s where he worked as... read more
Chris Ledochowski was born in 1956 in Pretoria. He grew up in Johannesburg and from 1968 to 1974 he attended Waterford- Kamhlaba, a non raci... 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
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

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