Biographies

Born in 1927 Kepe worked as a labourer. He took part in the 1950 national strike on June 26th. He served a term of imprisonment during the... read more
Philip Ate Kgosana was born in 1936 in Makapanstad in the northern Transvaal (current day Limpopo), the son of a minister.  He graduate... read more
Horst Gerhard Hermann Kleinschmidt was born on 17 October 1945 in Swakopmund, Namibia. At the age of four his family moved to Johannesburg w... read more
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Hamilton Kraai was born and educated at Peddie in the Cape, he went to work as a warehouse foreman in Johannesburg, where he joined the... read more
Mazisi Raymond Kunene was born in Durban on May 12, 1930, at McCord's Hospital. His mother Eva Kunene (nee Ngcobo) was a teacher and his fat... read more
La Guma was a writer, a leader of the South African Coloured People's Organisation (SACPO) and a defendant in the Treason Trial. Born i... read more
James Arnold La Guma was born August 23,1894 in Bloemfontein. A trade unionist and political activist, was the elder of two children born to... read more
Stephen Lee was arrested in 1978 while completing his Master’s Degree in Sociology at the University of Cape Town. At the time he was a Brit... read more
Leonard (Len) Lee-Warden was born in 1913. A linotype operator, he came to South Africa in 1936 from England after serving a five year appre... read more
Jeremiah Baden Leeuw was born in 1932. Originally a member of the African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL), Leeuw was one of the group... read more
On 21 March 1914, Lembede was born into a peasant family living on the farm in Eston in Natal. He was baptised as an Anglican. His father, M... read more
Joel Mabi  Lengisi was born in 1920 at the Sitholeni Location, Engcobo, [Eastern Province, now Eastern Cape], Lengisi later moved to... read more

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