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Neil Hudson Aggett was born in Nanyuki, Kenya on 6th October 1953, the first-born child of Aubrey and Joy Aggett. He ..read more
Andersen came to SA when his mariner father settled at Saldahna Bay in 1911. In 1914 his family went to Durban, and he ..read more
Zainab Ebrahim Asvat was born 1920 in Johannesburg,daughter of EI Asvat, came under the tutelage of her father as a ..read more
If Ali Bacher's commitment to cricket had ended after his playing days, he would have had a proud place on the sport's ..read more
Professor Chris Barnard led the team which performed the first human-to-human heart transplantation operation at Groote ..read more
Born in Uniondale in the Cape, Blaaiberg spent his youth in the Karoo town of Oudtshoorn. He studied dentistry in ..read more
Roseberry Tandwefika Bokwe was born in 1900 in the Tsomo district of the Transkei. He began his education at the ..read more
Sydney Brenner was born in Germiston, close to Johannesburg, to Jewish parents on 13 January 1927. His father was a ..read more
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Professor Robert Broom was born on 30 November 1866 Paisley, Scotland to a poor family. He was educated as a doctor and ..read more
Professor Hoosen Mahomed "Jerry" Coovadia was born in Durban, 2nd of August in 1940. His grandparents had come to South ..read more
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Alan Cormack, the youngest of three children, was born in Johannesburg in February 1924. His father was an engineer ..read more
Herbert Henry Curson, the eldest son of Henry Charles Curson, was born on 22 September 1892 in Upper Umzimkulu, KwaZulu ..read more
Dr. Yusuf Mohamed Dadoo played an outstanding role in the South African liberation movement for over half a century - ..read more
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Raymond Dart was born on 4 February 1893 in Toowong, Brisbane, Australia. He attended university in Queensland and ..read more
Denise Darvall achieved renown when on 3 December 1967, she became the donor in the world’s first successful ..read more
Zac de Beer was born on 11 October 1928. He was the second of four children of Jean Isobel and Zacharias Johannes de ..read more
Johannes de Klerk was born on 22 July 1903 in Burgersdorp. He was the eldest son of Reverend Willem de Klerk and Aletta ..read more
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For many south africans, the name Fitzsimons will always be linked to snakes - to their diversity and the treatment of ..read more

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