Biographies

Gert Johannes “Jakes” Gerwel was born on 18 January 1946 in the town of Kommadagga in the district of Somerset East, Eastern Province (now E... read more
Robert McBride was born on 6 July 1963 at the segregated Addington Hospital in Durban, in the section set aside for Coloured people. His par... read more
Kasrils was born in Yeoville, Johannesburg, in November 1938.  His grandparents were immigrants from Latvia and Lithuania, who had fled... read more
Molvi Ismail Ahmed Cachalia was born in the then Transvaal Province (now Gauteng) of South Africa on 5 December 1908. At the time Cachalia’s... read more
Abdool Kader Hassim was born in Dundee, Northern Natal (now KwaZulu-Natal) on 10th of November in 1934. Both his parents were born in I... read more
Frederick John Harris was born in 4th of July in 1937. He was a teacher, a member of the executive committee of the Liberal Party in 19... read more
Harry (Mphephethwa) Themba Gwala was born on 30 July in 1920 near Piettermarizburg.He was a politician and teacher, Gwala known as Munt'omda... read more
Josiah Tshangana Gumede was born on 9th October 1867 in Healdtown Village, Fort Beaufort in the Eastern Cape. His father, John Gumede, and h... read more
Mfanasekaya Pearce Linda Gqobose was born on 7 August 1917 at Kwa Mdingi, in King Williams Town. He completed his primary schooling at Kwa M... read more
Clements Kadalie was born in April 1896 in Nkhata Bay District at Chifira village near the Bandawe Mission Station in Nyasaland, presently M... read more
Dr Saleem Badat holds Bachelors and Honours degrees in the Social Sciences from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, a Certificate in Higher Edu... read more
Pravin Jamnadas Gordhan was born in Durban, Natal (now kwaZulu-Natal), South Africa on 12 April 1949.  He matriculated from Sastri Coll... read more

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