Biographies

Robert McBride was born on 6 July 1963 at the segregated Addington Hospital in Durban, in the section set aside for Coloured people. His par... read more
Kasrils was born in Yeoville, Johannesburg, in November 1938.  His grandparents were immigrants from Latvia and Lithuania, who had fled... read more
Molvi Ismail Ahmed Cachalia was born in the then Transvaal Province (now Gauteng) of South Africa on 5 December 1908. At the time Cachalia’s... read more
Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjöld was a Swedish citizen born 29th July, 1905 in Jönköping City, Southern Sweden. He was the youngest of the... read more
Hugh Lewin was born in 1939 in Lydenburg, Eastern Transvaal (now Mpumalanga), South Africa, to English missionary parents. At university he... read more
Stanley B.  Lollan was born in Johannesburg in 1925, he became one of the few significant coloured activists in the Transvaal in the 19... read more
Nathaniel Impey Honono (Tshutsha) was born on 21 October 1908, in the district of Qumbu, in the then Transkei (Eastern Cape). He graduated w... read more
Major General (Retired) Bantubonke (Bantu) Harrington Holomisa was born on 25 July 1955 at Mqanduli, Transkei, the son of the late Chief Baz... read more
Percy John ‘Jack’ Hodgson born on 17 August 1910 in Roodepoort, was the eldest son of three children born to Jessy (nee Turner) and Percy Jo... read more
Bartholomew  Moru Hlapane was born in 1918 in in the Ficksburg distric of the Orange Free State. Hlapane was a factory worker. A t... read more
Jennifer Schreiner (known as Jenny) was born in Johannesburg, Transvaal (now Gauteng) in 1956 to G.D.L. Deneys and Else Schreiner.  Els... read more
Abdool Kader Hassim was born in Dundee, Northern Natal (now KwaZulu-Natal) on 10th of November in 1934. Both his parents were born in I... read more

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