Biographies

David Hemson was born on 18 July 1945 in Durban, Natal. His father was a serviceman and by default Hemson was granted British citizenship. H... read more
Helen Beatrice May Fennell was born in Easebourne, United Kingdom, in 1905. She grew up in London, with her parents and brother, Frank. She... read more
Gerald Patrick ‘Paddy’ Kearney was born in Pietermaritzburg, Natal (now KwaZulu-Natal) on 28 August 1942. He was educated at Catholic school... read more
When government police ordered Mgijima's followers to remove their settlement from crown lands, they resisted and police opened fire, killin... read more
Ahmed Mohamed "Kathy" Kathrada was born on 21 August 1929, to Indian immigrant parents in Schweizer Reneke, a small town in Western Transvaa... read more
Ronald Kasrils was born in Yeoville, Johannesburg, on 15 November 1938.  His grandparents were immigrants from Latvia and Lithuania, wh... read more
Dorothy Masuka was born and raised in Bulawayo, Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), in 1935. Her father was originally from Zambia, and her mother, Liz... read more
Clements Kadalie was born in April 1896 in Nkhata Bay District at Chifira village near the Bandawe Mission Station in Nyasaland, presently M... read more
Selbourne Charlton Sobizwa Mvusi (known as Selby) was born in Richmond, Natal (now KwaZulu-Natal) on 18 June 1929, to Vunina (born Nxasana)... read more
Plaatjies Paul Joseph was on 1st of June in 1930 in Ferreirastown,Johannesburg.Joseph joined the Transvaal Indian Congress Youth League as a... read more
Frederick John Harris was born in 4th of July in 1937. He was a teacher, a member of the executive committee of the Liberal Party In 19... read more
Poomoney Moodley was born in Mooi River, Natal on 28 June 1926 to Ramsamy  Dharamalingam Moodley and Kanniamah Moodley; who themselves... read more

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