Josiah Tshangane Gumede Timeline 1867-1946


Josiah Tshangane Gumede

9 October, Josiah Tshangane Gumede is born in Healdtown Village, Fort Beaufort, Eastern Cape.
Gumede attends the “Kaffirs Institute” in Grahamstown after completing his schooling.
Gumede accepts a teaching post at the Adams College in Amanzimtoti.
Cetshwayo dies. The British High Commissioner in South Africa Garnet Wolseley takes advantage of this by dividing Zululand into 13 independent chieftainships, each ruled by chiefs he appointed.

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Last updated : 04-May-2012

This article was produced for South African History Online on 16-Feb-2012