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John Beaver Marks
John Beaver (JB) Marks was born on 21 March 1903, Ventersdorp, Western Transvaal (now North West Province). His father was a railway w...
Breytenbach was an opponent of the apartheid regime, whose work represented a milestone in the development of Afrikaans poetry, formally and...
Archibald (also known as ‘Archie’) Mafeje was born in Ngcobo in South Africa on 30 March 1936. Both of his parents were involved...
Bonisile John Kani
Bonisile John Kani was born on 30 August 1943 in New Brighton, Port Elizabeth. He matriculated from Newell High School where he performed in...
Sidney Percival Bunting
He was born in London in 1873, the son of Sir Percy William Bunting, the founder and editor of the Contemporary Review. His mother was a soc...
Josiah Tshangana Gumede
Josiah Tshangana Gumede was born on 9 October 1867 in Healdtown Village, Fort Beaufort in the Eastern Cape. His father, John Gumede, and his...
Terry was an active member of the British Anti-Apartheid Movement (AAM), which was born in 1960 after theSharpeville Massacre and...
Laloo Isu Chiba
Laloo Isu Chiba was born on 5 November 1930 in Johannesburg where he was also raised. The 1956 Treason Trial sparked his interest...
Chris van Wyk
Chris van Wyk was born at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, Soweto, Johannesburg in 1957 and grew up in Newclare, before moving to Rive...
Sipo Elijah Mzimela
Sipo Elijah Mzimela was born on 19 June 1935, in Durban, Natal (now kwaZulu-Natal) to Allison and Maria Mzimela. The entire family was raise...
Ohm Collins Chabane
Ohm Collins Chabane was born on 15 April 1960 in Xikundu Village, in Limpopo (then Northern Transvaal). He attended Shingwedzi High School,...
Omar Badsha was born in Durban in 1945 and grew up in a Gujarati Muslim family. His grandparents emigrated to South Africa from India...
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