Biographies

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
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
Harold Wolpe was born on 14 January 1926 in Johannesburg to a Lithuanian Jewish family. Wolpe graduated with a BA in Social Studies in 1949... read more
Thomas Madikwe Manthata was born November 29,1939 in Soekmekaar in the Northern Transvaal.His parents had no formal education.He completed t... read more
Douglas G Wolton was a leader of the Communist Party of South Africa (CPSA) from 1931 to 1933. He was born in Yorkshire, England,... read more
Albert Nzula was born in Rouxville, in the Orange Free State in 1905. He received his formal education at Bensonvale in Herschel and at Love... 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
Thembisile Chris Hani was born in the rural village of Sabalele, in the Cofimvaba region of the former Transkei. He was the fifth of the six... read more
Joe Slovo was born in Lithuania in 1926 and moved to South Africa with his parents at the age of nine. His father was a van driver in Johann... read more

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