Biographies

Andries Wilhelmus Jacobus Pretorius was born on 27 November 1798 near Graaff-Reinet in the Cape Colony. He was educated by travell... read more
Marthinus Wessel Pretorius was born in September 17, 1819, near Graaff-Reinet in the then Cape Colony. He was a boer statesman, soldier, eld... read more
David Beresford Pratt was born on 1 October 1909 to Arthur and Georgina Pratt. The family immigrated from London in the United Kingdom to Jo... read more
Henry Mvuyisi Pato (35) was from Mbizana in the Eastern Cape. He began working for Lonmin in 2011. On 16 August 2012 Mvuyisi was killed at s... read more
Baden Powell or BP was born Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden Powell was born on the 22 February 1857, the son of Professor Baden Powell, of Oxf... 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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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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Hélène Passtoors, a Belgian national was born in the Netherlands (from a Belgian-Dutch family) on 9 August 1942 . She immersed... 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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