Biographies

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
Natvarlal Dayalji “Natoo” Babenia was born on 28 March 1924 at Coedmore Road, Bellair, Durban, Natal (now KwaZulu-Natal). Natoo Babenia’s po... read more
Jordan Kush Ngubane was born 15 November 1917 near Ladysmith in Natal, the son of a policeman. After receiving his early education in Ladysm... read more
Poonoosamy Ruthnam Pather (PR) was born in Mauritius in 1895.  His grandfather settled in that country after emigrating from Tanjore in... read more
*Note: The focus of this biography is on Gandhi's life and times in South Africa. Early life and education Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was b... read more
Manilal Gandhi was born  on 28 October 1892 in Rajkot, India, the second son of Kasturba and Mohandas Gandhi. He had three brother... read more
Kaunda was the son of Christian missionaries. He began work as a teacher and became a principal. In 1949, he joined the anti-colonial Northe... read more
Denis Theodore Goldberg was born on 11th April 1933 in Cape Town, Cape Province (now Western Cape). He married Esme Bodenstein, wh... read more
Mhlabunzima Maphumulo was born on 6th September,1949 Maqongqo distric of Kwazulu-Natal . At the age of 24, Maphumulo inherited the role of C... read more
Trevor Manuel was born 31 January,1956 in Kensington, Cape Town. His father, Abraham Manuel, worked for the Cape Town City Council.Manuel at... read more

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