Biographies

Poonoosamy Ruthnam Pather (PR) was born in Mauritius in 1895.  His grandfather settled in that country after emigrating from Tanjore in... read more
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Radhakrishna Lutchmana "Roy" Padayachie was born on 1 May 1950. He attended Tagore High School in Clairwood, Durban and then went to study f... read more
Poonoosamy Ruthnam Pather (PR) was born in Mauritius in 1895.  His grandfather settled in that country after emigrating from Tanjore in... read more
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Aziz Pahad was born on 25 December 1940, Schweizer Reneke, North West Province. In 1959 he matriculated at Central Indian High School, Johan... read more
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Please note: This biography is a modified extract from the following source: Laubscher, L. (1999) “Gary Player” from They... read more
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Palmer was a leading figure in Potchefstroom in the 1928 campaign against residential permits. It was her first-hand account as an organiser... read more
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Ron Press was born in 1929.  His father a cinematograph operator became the secretary of the Cinematograph Workers Union, a post h... read more
Ron Press was born in 1929.  His father a cinematograph operator became the secretary of the Cinematograph Workers Union, a post h... read more
Mrs. N. S. Pillay (Lachimi), sister-in-law of Veerammal Naidoo, went with Veerammal and her mother to Natal during the third phase of the Sa... read more
  Narainsamy Pillay, the brother of Veerammal Naidoo, was jailed in November and December 1908 for brief terms with hard labour due to... read more
  Mrs. N. Pillay (Parenithama), mother-in-law of Govindasamy Krishnasamy* Thambi Naidoo, was part of the first group of Transvaal women... read more
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