Biographies

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
Dorothy Nomzansi Nyembe was born on the 31st of December 1931 near Dundee in northern KwaZulu-Natal. Her mother, Leeya Basolise Nyembe was t... read more
Ann-Marie Wolpe was born in Johannesburg on 1st of December 1930 in Johannesburg, Transvaal (now Gauteng), South Africa. She was the daughte... read more
Stephanie Kemp was born in the Karoo in 1941 and grew up with her two sisters in Malmesbury in the Swartland. The town was dominated by the... read more
Miriam Makeba was born in March 4th,in 1932 Johannesburg , during a time of economic depression. Her mother, a domestic worker, was imprison... read more
Phyllis Naidoo was born in Estcourt, Natal (now kwaZulu-Natal) on the 5 January 1928. She was the daughter of Simon David, a teacher and pri... read more
Lindiwe Sisulu was born on the 10th of May 1954, in Johannesburg. She is the daughter of African National Congress veterans, ... read more
Fatima Seedat was born in the Strand, Cape Town on 14 October 1922. She attended Trafalgar High school up to what was standard 8 in those da... read more
Naledi Pandor was born on 7th of December, in 1953  Durban. She received most of her education in exile and matriculated at Gaborone Se... read more
Patricia de Lille, a South African politician, was born the 17 February, 1951 in Beaufort West to Henry and Gertrude Lindt.She is the third... read more

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