Albert Nzula dies in Moscow

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Saturday, 14 January 1933

Albert Nzula, teacher, journalist and leader of the Communist Party of South Africa (CPSA), died of pneumonia in Moscow, USSR. He left SA in 1931 to study in Moscow. The date of his death varies in different sources. It is given as 17 January in one and the year as 1934 in various other sources.

References:
• Gerhart G.M and Karis T. (ed)(1977). From Protest to challenge: A documentary History of African Politics in South Africa: 1882-1964, Vol.4
• Political Profiles 1882 - 1964. Hoover Institution Pres: Stanford University.
• Verwey, E.J. (ed)(1995). New Dictionary of South African Biography, v.1, Pretoria: HSRC.

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