Biographies

Journalist, academic and political activist, Ruth Heloise First was born on 4 May 1925. She was the daughter of Jewish immigrants Julius and... read more
Mary Eveline Fincken was born on 27 April 1882 in Hoyland, Yorkshire, England. She was the eldest daughter of Christopher William Fincken an... read more
Susanna Johanna Fischer (nee Krige) was born on the 23rd of February, 1908 on the family’s smallholding in Silverton, near Pretoria. Her fat... read more
Early years He was born on the 20 July 1925, in the Caribbean Island of Martinique. He was fifth of the eight children; his family belonged... read more
Wilhelmina Louisa Ida (Minna) Freund was born on 17 March 1890 in Holstein, Germany. She was the youngest child of John Freund and Metha Men... read more
Athol Fugard, born Harold Athol Lanigan Fugard in the remote village of Middleburg on 11 June 1932, grew up in Port Elizabeth. His father wa... read more
Stephanie Faure was born on 9 September 1894 in Pretoria. She was the daughter of Jacobus C. Faure who was a civil servant of the Transvaal... read more
Percy Fitzpatrick best known for his book, Jock of the Bushveld and other children's books. Fitzpatrick was one of the leaders of Johannesbu... read more
Bill Flynn was born on 13 December 1948 in Cape Town.  He was a stage and screen actor, known for his roles in films like Heel Aga... read more
Born in Benoni in 1928, Lawrence started voice training with Alan Webster and music theory with Gillian Davies who trained the Benoni Orpheu... read more
Born in 1926 in Rosettenville Forman was a barrister and a journalist. He was author of the first book on the trial, 'You Can Hang For Treas... read more
Zwelidumile Geelboi Mgxaji Mslaba “Dumile” Feni was born on 21 May 1942 in Worcester, Western Cape. His mother died when he was only five or... read more

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