Biographies

Harriette Emily Colenso was She was born in Norfolk, England, in 1847, the oldest child of Bishop John William Colenso of Natal. Until her f... read more
Born about 1800, in Zomba, Central Africa. From his youth the boy showed the signs of greatness and it was clear that he had a future. The c... read more
Frank Chikane, the son of James and Erenia Chikane, was born on 3 January 1951 in Johannesburg. His father was  a preacher in the Apost... read more
Winston Spencer Churchill was born in Blenheim Palace, Oxford, in 1874. He came to South Africa as a correspondent to the Morning Post durin... read more
Jameson Gilbert Coka was born in 1910 on a white farm near Vryheid, Natal, the son of a sharecropper. He won a bursary to Adams College, whe... read more
Fred Carneson was born on 13 January 1920 in Goodwood, Cape Town to Anthony and Annie Carneson, a poor Catholic working class family, the si... read more
George Christopher Cato was born in 25 February 1814, London. The eldest son of a Huguenot family called Caton who settled in London. His fa... read more
Herbert Henry Curson, the eldest son of Henry Charles Curson, was born on 22 September 1892 in Upper Umzimkulu, KwaZulu Natal. His schooling... read more
Jeremy Cronin was tried in the Cape Town Supreme Court in September 1976 on charges under the Terrorism and Internal Security Acts. The char... read more
Samuel Chibane was born in Pretoria and became involved with the PAC as a student at Wilberforce Institute in Evaton, near Sharpeville.... read more
Wilfrid Edward Cooper was born on 22 May 1926 in Observatory, a suburb of Cape Town, Cape Province (now Western Cape Province) and lived in... read more
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