Biographies

Joyce Sikhakhane-Rankin (Nomafa) was born at the Bridgeman Memorial Maternity Hospital in Johannesburg.  Her parents lived in Orlando W... read more
Richard Gert Sibande was a leader among farm workers in the eastern Transvaal. He was an African National Congress (ANC) acti... read more
Theophilus Shepston was born near Bristol in 1817, the son of the Reverend J William Shepstone, who became an 1820 settler, and his wife Eli... read more
Errol Shanley was born in Durban in April 1911, the son of Arthur Stanley, who was born in London of Irish parents and Anna Else Bernhardt b... read more
Lord William Palmer, the second Earl of Selborne was born in 1859. He studied history at the University of Oxford. He was Under-Secretary fo... read more
Sekonyela was born in 1804 in Harrismith next to the Wilge River. He was born in the royal family and later became the Chief of the Batlokwa... read more
Sydney Sipho Sepamla spent most of his life in Soweto, the enormous township southwest of Johannesburg. Sepamla has been grouped with poets... read more
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“Art is the spark, the illumination which is socially significant for it brings about understanding.” Jan Gerard Sekoto was born on 9 Septem... read more
Dulcie Evonne September, the second eldest daughter of Jakobus and Susan September was born in 1935 and grew up in Gleemoor, a section of At... read more
Isaiah Stein was born to a Coloured family in Durban in 1931, the son of a pastor and property developer. After both his parents died, durin... read more

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