Biographies

Elliot Tonjeni was born in 1895 in the Transkei and later went to Cape Town, where he joined the Communist Party of South Africa (... read more
Born in the Orange Free State, Tloome became involved in trade union work in the 1930s and joined the Communist Party. In 1941 he was chosen... read more
Andries Treurnicht was born on 19 February 1921 on Middelpos farm in Piketberg, Cape Town. He attended Piketberg High School where he matric... read more
Tsafendas was the parliamentary messenger who assassinated Prime Minister HF Verwoed, by stabbing him four times with a dagger, during... read more
President of the All African Convention (AAC) from 1948 to 1959. Born in the Transkei, he graduated from Port Hare in 1935 and fir... read more
Stalwart of the Cape African National Congress in the 1950s. He was born in 1925 in Port Elizabeth, and inherited the political in... read more
Gladstone Xala Tshume was born on 1912, he joined the Communist Party of South Africa (CPSA) in the late 1930s while working for a... read more
Henry Daniel Tyamzashe was born in Kimberley in 1880, the son of a prominent Xhosa minister in the United Free Church of Scotland. He comple... read more
Chairman of the Sophiatown African National Congress in the mid-1950s and a first-string accused in the Treason Trial of 1... read more
Mphangeli Tukuza (41) was from Ngqeleni in the Eastern Cape. He began working for Lonmin in 2000. On 16 August 2012 Mr Tukuza was killed at... read more
Thabiso Johannes Thelejane (55) was from Pabellong, Matatiele in the Eastern Cape. He began working for Lonmin in October 2011. On 16 August... read more
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