Biographies

Raymond Chikapa (Ray) Phiri was born in 1947 in Nelspruit (present-day Mbombela) in Eastern Transvaal (now Mpumalanga). He grew up with a pa... read more
Alan Stewart Paton was born in Pietermaritzburg in KwaZulu Natal on 11 January 1903. His father, James Paton, a Scottish immigrant and civil... read more
Myron Peters was born in Durban and became active in the Black Consciousness Movement and the Natal Indian Congress. He worked as a voluntee... read more
Navanethem (Navi) Pillay was born on 23 September 1941 in Clairwood, Durban, Natal (now KwaZulu-Natal). She attended the University of Natal... read more
George Edward Peake was a founding member and national Chairperson of the South African Coloured People's Organisation (SACPO) in... read more
Naledi Pandor was born in 1953 in Durban. She received most of her education in exile and matriculated at Gaborone Secondary School in Botsw... read more
Thayanayagie (Thailema), daughter of Veerammal and Thambi Naidoo, was four years old when her family moved to the Tolstoy Farm. Gandhi, with... read more
Pocock started her studies in botany at the University of London and obtained a BSc in 1908. In 1913 she returned to South Africa, and four... read more
David Perumal lived in Derby Street, Durban, Natal (now KwaZulu-Natal) and worked at College Clothing in Albert Street. He was educated up t... read more
Robert Graeme Pollock was born on 27 February 1944 in Durban. His father was a first-class cricketer and editor of the Port Elizabeth Herald... read more
Siva Pillay was a B.Sc. student at university in Durban, Natal (now KwaZulu-Natal), when he joined uMkhonto we Sizwe (MK), the African Natio... read more
  Berney Perez was born in 1948 in Cape Town, Western Province (now Western Cape) and raised here. He worked as an office machine techn... read more

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