Biographies

Benjamin Mzimkulu Macala was born on 21 April 1937 in Bloemfontein. As a young boy Macala tended cattle on a farm in the Orange Free State a... read more
Pasqual Macamba, also known as  (Khauleza Ndawe), a member of the African National Congress (ANC) and uMkhonto we Sizwe (MK) died from... read more
Edward Clark Churchill Mace was born in Leicester, England, 1863. He emigrated to Australia when he was eighteen and made a fortune from min... read more
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Graça Simbine Machel was born on 17 October 1945, in Gaza, Mozambique, the last in a family of six children. Her father, a Methodist ministe... read more
Samora Machel was born in 1933 and was raised in the village of Chilembene. He was a member of the Shangana ethnic group and his parents wer... read more
Duke Themba Machobane went into exile to Nigeria around 1977. He studied for his ‘A Levels’ in Ogoja, south eastern Nigeria. Aft... read more
James Maci, from the Maci Tribal Area, Harding District, Natal [KwaZulu-Natal] was banished on 12 October 1959 to the Kalkspruit Native Trus... read more
Member of the Pan African Congress
Thomas Maclear was born on 17 March 1794 in Newton Steward, Ireland. He trained to be a medical doctor. He was a keen amateur astronomer and... read more
Please note: This biography is a modified extract from the following source: Gastrow, S. (1992) Who`s Who in South African politic... read more
Robben Island prisoner

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