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Ricardo Rangel was born on 15 February 1924 in Lourenço Marques, now Maputo, the capital of Mozambique. His mother was a black Mozambiquan a... read more
Harold Rubin was born in Johannesburg on 13 May 1932. He was educated at Jeppe High School in Johannesburg and studied drawing and painting... read more
Edward Roworth was a British born South African artist. Roworth came to South Africa in 1902 with the British forces during the Anglo-Boer w... read more
Richard Rive was born on 1 March 1931 in Cape Town, and grew up in District Six, which was a Coloured, or “mixed race”, area under apartheid... read more
Dr. Eschel Rhoodie was born in 1933 and was one of the key players in the 1978-79 ‘Information Scandal’. He served as the Secretary of the D... read more
Dolly Rathebe was born in Randfontein, west of Johannesburg in 1928, but grew up within the unique cultural and political milieu of Sophiato... read more
Mewalal “Mewa” Ramgobin was born on 10 November 1932 in Inanda, Natal (now KwaZulu-Natal). His grandparents arrived in Natal as indentured l... read more
Daniel Sefudi (Dan) Rakgoathe was born on 25 February 1937 in Randfontein, Transvaal. From Standard VI, Rakgoathe was taught art by Mr Masek... read more
Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa was born in Johannesburg, Transvaal (now Gauteng) on 17 November 1952. He is the second of the three children of Er... read more
Walter Benson Rubusana was born on 21 February 1858 at Mnandi in the Somerset East district of the then Cape Colony. His father was a senior... read more
Mamphela Ramphele was born on 28 December 1947 in Bochum District, Northern Transvaal (now Limpopo). Her mother, Rangoato Rahab, and her fat... read more

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