Biographies

Frank Wiles was born in Cambridge, England, 1881. Frank Wiles was the son of sculptor Henry Wiles and the brother or W. G. Wiles. Prior to... read more
Eli Weinberg was born in 1908 in the port of Libau, in Latvia on the Baltic Sea. He experienced the First World War and the October Revoluti... read more
Moebien Wadee was born in Sophiatown in 1943. He schooled in the area before his family moved to Kliptown. He studied medicine at Glasgow Un... read more
Of Lithuanian Jewish extraction, Louis Washkansky came to South Africa aged 9, and became a grocer in Cape Town’s Greenpoint area. Was... read more
Monica Wilson's parents, Scots Presbyterian missionaries, emigrated to Lovedale at the end of the 19th century; Monica was born there on... read more
Douglas G Wolton was a leader of the Communist Party of South Africa (CPSA) from 1931 to 1933. He was born in Yorkshire, England,... read more
Born Molly Selikowitz in Lithuania in 1906, she came to South Africa as an immigrant in 1919. Petite, excitable, forceful, and a brilliant p... read more
Daniel William Alexander was born in 1880 in Port Elizabeth, the son of a West Indian father and an African mother. Ordained as an Angl... read more
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Alan Wieder is an oral historian who has been working since 1999 with South Africans who fought the apartheid regime. Besides numerous acade... read more
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