Biographies

Vlachakis is a professional photojournalist who has been involved in the local newspaper and magazine industry since 1995. His work has been... read more
Van den Berg Clive was born in Zambia. He studied at UN(P) and obtained a BA(FA). He lectured in Art History at UN(P) in 1982. From 1983 he... read more
Ismail Vadi was born in 1960 in Kliptown where the historic Congress of the Congress was held in 1955. He matriculated at the Trinity Second... read more
Mbuyiselo Stanley Vanqa was born in 1923. Inspired to join the African National Congress by the Defiance Campaign. Took an active part in su... read more
Richard Ernest Van der Ross was born in 1921, he studied at the University of Cape Town where he received M.A., B.Ed., and Ph.D. degrees. Fo... read more
Van Eck was born in Holland on 18 December 1943, the first born of five children.  He came to South Africa when he was five years old w... read more
J.A. van Plettenberg was born on the 8 March 1739 in Leeuwarden in Friesland, the Netherlands, the son of Hendrik Casimir and Agatha Petrone... read more
Frederik van Zyl Slabbert and his twin sister were born on 2 March 1940 in Pretoria to Barbara Zacharia Hagen and Petrus Johannes... read more
Adriaan Vlok was born on 11 December 1937 in Sutherland, Cape Province to Betty Oliver and Nicolaas Vlok. He grew up on a smallholding close... read more
Johannes Willem (Jan) Viljoen was born in 14 May 1812, Winterhoek. Having moved from Oudtshoorn to the present Orange Free State in 1843, he... read more
Gerrit Viljoen was born in Cape Town on 11 September 1926 to Helena and Hendrik Geldenhuys Viljoen. At the time of his birth his father was... read more
This article was written by Francesca Mitchell and forms part of the SAHO Public History Internship. Hendrik ‘Hennie’... read more

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