Biographies

Samuel Makama Martin Masabalala was born in 6th December 1877, in Uniondale in the Cape and was educated in Grahamstown and Port Elizabeth.... read more
Joseph Johannes Marks was born on 22 April 1936 in Mossel Bay, where his father, a fisherman, was also born.  He grew up in Pacaltsdorp... read more
Isaac Lesiba Maphotho (Bra Ike) was born in Ga-Makgato (Blouberg Municipality) on 26 February 1931.  He completed his Standard 6 (Grade... read more
Jonathan ‘Johnny’ Clegg was born in Bacup, near Rochdale in England on 7 June 1953. His father was from England but his mother was from Sout... read more
Griffiths Mlungisi Mxenge, the eldest son of Johnson Pinti and Hannah Nowise Mxenge, was born in 1935. His parents were well-respected peasa... read more
John Beaver (JB) Marks was born on 21 March 1903, Ventersdorp, Western Transvaal (now North West Province).  His father was a railway w... read more
Lizzy Adriana Abrahams (nee Joseph) was born on 19 September 1925 in Paarl, in the Western Cape. She was born into a large family of 8 child... read more
Gill Marcus was born in 10 August, 1949 to parents who were active members of the African National Congress (ANC). She grew up in Johannesbu... read more
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
Rev. Mzwandile Ebenezer Maqina was born in 2nd of October 1937,New Brighton .He grew up in Port Elizabeth ,the son of two teachers,attended... read more
Leading member of the South African Congress of Democrats. He was born in Latvia in 1927 and came with his family to South Africa in 19... read more
Thomas Mtobi Mapikela born  in 12th of November 1869,in the Eastern Cape, he trained as a carpenter in Grahamstown and later establishe... read more

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