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Brian Bunting son of Sidney and Rebecca Bunting was born in 1920, in  the buntings Regent St home in Johannesburg. He matriculated at a... read more
Born in 1916 in Johannesburg Mathole was a miner and an organiser for the African Mineworkers' Union. He was active in the 1946 minework... read more
Harry Snitcher was born on 10 May 1911 in Uniondale. His early schooling was in Uniondale and then in Gouda. After the premature death of hi... read more
Fred Carneson was born on 13 January 1920 in Goodwood, Cape Town to Anthony and Annie Carneson, a poor Catholic working class family, the si... read more
H. A. Naidoo was born in Durban in 1915 and was recruited into the Communist Party in the mid-1930s by Edward Roux. He became an active trad... read more
Lionel “Rusty” Bernstein was born on 3 March 1920 in Durban, Natal (now KwaZulu-Natal) of European Jewish immigrants. He was th... read more
A clerk and ex-miner, Majoro was instrumental in establishing the African Mineworkers' Union. He later became its secretary and was one... read more
Dr. Yusuf Mohamed Dadoo played an outstanding role in the South African liberation movement for over half a century - in persuading the Indi... read more
Abram "Bram" Fischer was born on 23 April 1908 in the Orange Free State. He was born into a prominent Afrikaans family, son of Per... read more
John Beaver (JB) Marks was born on 21 March 1903, Ventersdorp, Western Transvaal (now North West Province).  His father was a railway w... read more
Harold Jack Simons was born on 1 February 1907 in Riversdale in the Cape. He was educated in South Africa and for a few years was attached t... read more
Diana Mitchell was born in Harare, Zimbabwe, or what was then known as Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia, on 16 November 1932[i]. She was famous... read more

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