Biographies

Aiden Walsh was born in Durban in 1932. He studied at the Natal Technical College from 1948 to 1950, and at the Hammersmith School of Art, L... read more
Lucy Mary Wiles (Mullins) was born in Johannesburg, 1920. Wiles originally trained as a nurse. She also studied under Nils Andersen and Walt... read more
Paul Weinberg was born in 1956 in Pietermaritzburg into a progressive middle-class Jewish family. His father was a lawyer and his mother a m... read more
In 1961 Weijdema, together with Sietse Bosgra and others, formed the Angola Comite (AC) in the Netherlands to support the freedom struggle i... read more
Donald James Woods was born in Elliotdale, Transkei on 15 December 1933. He was educated at Christian Brothers College in Kimberley. Af... read more
Francis Aylmer Hunter Wilson is the oldest son of the anthropologists, Monica and Godfrey Wilson. He was born in May 1939 in Livingstone, Za... read more
The academic and social activist, Ngugi wa Thiong’o is one of the greatest writers of the 20th century. He was born James wa Thiong... read more
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Dorothy Joan Wright was born in Pretoria in 1911. Wright was the daughter of Dorothy Kay and studied under Francis Pickford-Marriott at the... read more
George Matthias Winkles was born in Birmingham, England, 1859. Winkles came to SA in 1889 to help a widowed sister stranded on the Kimberley... read more

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