Biographies

Dawie de Villiers was born on 10 July 1940 in Burgersdorp, one of three children of Elsa and Coenie de Villiers. Dawie’s father was a... read more
Fanie de Villiers was born on the 13th October 1964 in Vereeniging. In 1985 he started playing for the Northern Transvaal cricket team and i... read more
Dinuzulu kaCetshwayo succeeded Cetshwayo as king of the Zulu nation in 1884. At the time, Zululand was experiencing a process of national di... read more
Chief Dalindyebo, of the Tembus, was born in 1865. At the age of 14 years he was admitted into St. John's, where he remained until his r... read more
Paramount Chief of the Mthethwa and leader of various northern Nguni groups who lived in the Zululand area before Shaka brought th... read more
Princess Magogo was born in 1900, the daughter of the Zulu King, Dinuzulu kaCetshwayo (1868 – 1913) and Queen Silomo. In 192... read more
Dwane was born in the Cape in 1848 and was raised as a Wesleyan. Ordained as a minister in 1881, he proved to be a man of great ability and... read more
Kevin Patrick Dowling was born in Pretoria and was ordained as a priest of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer on 9 July 1967. He was... read more
Johannes Jacobus Degenaar was born on 7 March 1926 in Ladysmith. As a young man he was sent to the Cape to study at the University of Stelle... read more
Reverend Doke Became acquainted with Gandhi during the plague outbreak in Johannesburg. He was the Minister of the Johannesburg Baptist Chur... read more
Denise Darvall achieved renown when on 3 December 1967, she became the donor in the world’s first successful human heart transplant, p... read more
Associated with the trade union movement from the early 1930s, he was known as a Trotskyist in his political leanings. In the 1940s he was a... read more

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