Biographies

Sushila Mashruwallah was born in India and grew up in Akola. She was the daughter of a rich, land-owning family who gave much support and mo... read more
Christopher Gell was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1917. One of the most respected White champions of the African cause,After graduating f... read more
*Note: The focus of this biography is on Gandhi's life and times in South Africa. Early life and education Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was b... read more
Manilal Gandhi was born  on 28 October 1892 in Rajkot, India, the second son of Kasturba and Mohandas Gandhi. He had three brother... read more
Denis Theodore Goldberg was born on 11th April 1933 in Cape Town, Cape Province (now Western Cape). He married Esme Bodenstein, wh... read more
Goolam H. Gool was born on 24 March 1905, in Cape Town, Western Cape. He was the son of Yusuf Gool, born in India, in 1864. He made his way... read more
Jainub Jane Gool – Tabata was born in Cape Town on 19 March 1902 to Yusuf and Wageda Gool, the sixth of nine children. Her father, an immigr... read more
Pravin Jamnadas Gordhan was born in Durban, Natal (now KwaZulu-Natal), South Africa on 12 April 1949.  He matriculated from Sastri Coll... read more
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Mpumelelo Grootboom, controversial and liberal playwright was born in Meadowlands, Soweto in 1975, were he was raised by his grandparents. H... read more
Gert Johannes “Jakes” Gerwel was born on 18 January 1946 in the town of Kommadagga in the district of Somerset East, Eastern Province (now E... read more
Harry (Mphephethwa) Themba Gwala was born on 30 July in 1920 near Piettermarizburg.He was a politician and teacher, Gwala known as Munt'omda... read more

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