Yunus Ismail Mahomed

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Yunus Ismail Mahomed


Lawyer, business person and member of the ANC and SACP, Regional Secretary of the UDF (Natal)

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Date of birth: 
30 December 1950
Date of death: 
January 2008
Location of death: 
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Yunus Ismail Mahomed (“YM” or “Styles” as he was known) was born on 30 December 1950 in Johannesburg.  He was the eldest of five children of Amina and Ismail Mahomed.

• Gastrow, S. (1990). Who's Who in South African Politics-Number 3. Johannesburg: Ravan Press (Pty) Ltd.
• Hamlyn, M. 2008. Kagiso Trust chairperson dies. Mail & Guardian [Online] 10 January. Available at: [Accessed 25 January 2010]
• Biographical material supplied by Charm Govender, August 2011 

Last updated : 10-Nov-2016

This article was produced for South African History Online on 17-Feb-2011