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Willem Hermanus Coetzer (1900 - 1983)


Welbekende Suid Afrikaans gebore Kunstenaar . Sien PDF document van sy lewe en werke saamgestel deur André de Beer.

8/19/2015 1/22/2016

Nataniel le Roux MP


South-African singer, songwriter and entertainer. Nataniël launched his solo career in 1987 with the release of his first single, Maybe Time. Since then he has released 13 albums, staged more th...

3/12/2014 1/19/2016

Johann Friedrich Bernhard Rissik (1857 - 1925)

"Johannes Rissig", "Johann Friedrich Bernhard Rissink"

Bronne: Geboorteakte, Burgerlijke Stand - (2) Sterfkennis - Grafsteen - Pretoriana, Johann Rissik Uitgawe. Voorblad , Deel 2 , Deel 3 , Deel 4 , Deel 5 , Deel 6 , Deel 7 , Deel 8 en Deel 9 .

1/2/2016 1/2/2016

François Petrus (Toon) van den Heever (1894 - 1956)

"Toon van den Heever"

François Petrus van den Heever , wat sy geskrifte hoofsaaklik onder die naam Toon van den Heever gepubliseer het, is op 29 November 1894 in Heidelberg, Transvaal gebore. Ná sy skoolopleid...

2/15/2010 12/30/2015

Elsabé Steenberg (1938 - 1996)

2/20/2009 12/24/2015

Jacob Zuma, President of South Africa MP

"Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma" ; - marriage to Gloria Bongekile Ngema on 20 April 2012 ; - All the president's women... ; Zuma's 22 children ; Jacob Zuma's Family Empire

4/22/2012 11/29/2015

Pieter Willem Adriaan Mulder MP


Potchefstroom, Southern DC, North West, South Africa

Potchefstroom, Southern DC, North West, South Africa

Hoofseun Randfontein Laerskool/Head boy Laerskoon Randfontein Hoofseun/Headboy- Hoërskool Riebeeck Doktors graad verwerf aan die Potchefstroomse Universiteit vir Christelike Hoër Onde...

8/15/2008 10/14/2015

Cornelius Petrus Mulder MP (1925 - 1988)

"Minister Connie Mulder"

Minister in parliament Teacher at Hoërskool Riebeeck before becoming involved in politics. Dostors degree at Universtiry of Potchefstroom Resided in Randfontein where he is also buried in ...

8/15/2008 10/14/2015

Pres. Kmdt-Gen. Stephanus Schoeman MP (1810 - 1890)

""Stormvogel van den Noorden"

2nd President of the South African Republic In office 6 December 1860 – 17 April 1862 Preceded by Marthinus Wessel Pretorius Succeeded by: Willem Cornelis Janse van Renseburg Personal details Bo...

8/18/2007 10/10/2015

Samuel Marcus Kinkead MP (1897 - d.)

3/24/2014 8/28/2015

8/28/2015 8/28/2015

Donald James Woods (1933 - 2001)

"Zweliyanyikima "the world shakes" his Xhosa name given to him by the Bomvana people"

Donald James Woods was a great grandson of William Nelson, (original 1820 settler (Carlton's Party)). Donald James Woods, CBE (Commander of the British Empire) was a South African journalist and ...

5/5/2014 8/26/2015

Justus Cornelius Dirks (1911 - 2000)

"Cor Dirks"

Justus Cornelius Dirks (28 Februarie 1911 Volksrust - 15 Oktober 2000 Johannesburg) , beter bekend as Cor Dirks, was 'n Afrikaanse skrywer van jeugboeke. Cor Dirks was skrywer van 'n paar reekse gewi...

4/15/2015 8/20/2015

Daniel Hartman Craven, c3 MP (1910 - 1993)

"Danie Craven"

Dr Danie Craven, dosent aan Universiteit Stellenbosch, Springbok rugbyspeler en bekende in die wêreld v rugby.

4/24/2008 7/17/2015

Charles Gustav Fichardt MP (1870 - 1923)

deur Gert Theart Charles Gustav Fichardt meer bekend as Charlie , die oudste seun van Gustav Fichardt en Caroline Beck. Hy is op 20 Maart 1870, op sy pa se verjaarsdag, gebore. Charlie is gebore in d...

10/5/2014 7/9/2015

Ingrid Jonker Venter MP (1933 - c.1965)

The article "Die Herkoms van Stamvader Adolph Jonker", published in Familia 52 (2015-2) by Jaco Strauss and Martina Louw can be downloaded in pdf format at An English synopsis of Jaco and Marti...

6/15/2015 6/22/2015

Herbert Kretzmer , OBE (born 5 October 1925) is a South African-born English journalist and lyric writer. He is perhaps best known as the lyricist for the English-language musical adaptation of Les Mis...

11/23/2008 6/1/2015

Gerard Korsten MP (1927 - 1999)


Gé Korsten Tenor Gérard Korsten was a South African opera tenor and actor who had a great influence on Afrikaans culture. Wikipedia Born: December 6, 1927, Rotterdam, Netherlands Died: Se...

4/19/2013 4/30/2015

First Name: Candice Last Name: Swanepoel Nationality: South African Hair Color: Dark Blonde Eye Color: Blue Date of Birth: 20.October 1988 Place of Birth: Mooi River, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa Height...

4/14/2015 4/14/2015

Ernest Hamilton Shum (1885 - c.1952)

Ernest Hamilton Shum, known as 'Baby Shum' (died 1952); he played rugby for Transvaal and was the first Natal-born man to play for the Springboks. He featured in one Test for South Africa (a 9-3 win ov...

10/29/2008 4/13/2015

Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell (pronounced /ˈbeɪdən ˈpoʊ.əl/) OM, GCMG, GCVO, KCB (22 February 1857 – 8 January 1941), als...

8/19/2010 4/1/2015

Sir John Frost KCMG MP (1828 - 1918)

John Frost (politician) Sir John Frost KCMG (8 August 1828 – 2 April 1918) was an Anglo-South African landowner, cabinet minister and Member of the Parliament of the Cape of Good Hope. Early...

5/7/2013 4/1/2015

Trevor Noah MP

New York, New York, United States

New York, New York, United States

Trevor Noah (born 20 February 1984) is a South African political satirist, writer, producer, DJ, television host, actor, media critic, and comedian. In March 2015, Comedy Central announced that Noah wo...

3/30/2015 3/30/2015

¥o-landi Vi$$er MP

"Yolandi Visser"

Anri du Toit (born 3 March 1984), better known by her stage name Yolandi Visser (stylized as ¥o-landi Vi$$er), is best known as a vocalist in the South African rap-rave group Die Antwoord.

8/6/2013 3/27/2015

Ninja MP


Watkin Tudor Jones (born 26 September 1974), known as Ninja, is a South African rapper and record producer.

8/6/2013 3/27/2015

Douglas Neitherleigh Warren "Boss Leigh" (1918 - 2009)

""Boss Leigh""

Know as Leigh Warren to all the cousins, (my dad included) was affectionately known as "Boss Leigh," He joined Cambridge Cricket Club in East London remaining a member of the club for nearly 60 years...

3/8/2015 3/15/2015

Prof. Jan Lion-Cachet MP (1838 - 1912)

"Ou Oom Jan"

Author of many Theological Works and Pioneer of Afrikaans literature (poems and novels): "Sewe duiwels en wat hulle gedoen het" Cachet, Jan Lion, predikant en skrywer. 1838: Gebore op 29 November i...

4/22/2010 3/5/2015

Antjie Samuel (Krog) MP

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Antjie Krog, born October 23, 1952 in Kroonstad, South Africa, is a prominent South African poet, academic and writer. She is best known for her book Country of My Skull, which chronicled the TRC. Wi...

10/5/2008 3/3/2015

Lawrence G Green MP (1900 - 1972)

Lawrence ("Laurie") George Green (1900 – 14 May 1972) Lawrence George Green was the only son and one of the three children of George Alfred Lawrence Green and his wife Katherine, daughter of R...

3/2/2015 3/2/2015

Dr. Jan R.L. "Kleinjan" van Bruggen (1895 - 1948)

"Kleinjan van Bruggen"

Dr. Jan Reinder Leonard van Bruggen (Johannesburg, 15 September 1895 - Johannesburg, 9 Mei 1948) was 'n Afrikaanse digter, skrywer, onderwyser en dosent. Hy ontvang sy hoërskoolopleiding aan d...

11/21/2014 2/22/2015

Steve Hofmeyr MP


Steve Hofmeyr is one of South Africa's best-known singer/songwriters, although is he also known for his acting, writing and poetry. Born in Pretoria, Steve went to Grey College in Bloemfontein, where...

12/12/2012 2/11/2015

André Brink MP (1935 - 2015)


2/20/2009 2/8/2015

Thembu aNjanye MP (deceased)

The Ancestry of the abaThembu Kings The earliest known ancestor of the abaThembu was Mbulali , whose grandson, Thembu , led his people from the present kwaZulu-Natal area to Dedesi in the present day...

10/20/2011 1/29/2015

7/12/2009 1/28/2015

Pixley ka lsaka Seme MP (c.1881 - 1951)

Pixley ka Isaka Seme From Wikipedia Pixley ka Isaka Seme (c. 1881[1] – June 1951) was a founder and President of the African National Congress. He was the first black South African Lawyer....

1/13/2015 1/13/2015

Willem Jacobus du Plooy Erlank (1901 - 1984)


12/9/2014 1/11/2015

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1/9/2015 1/9/2015

Theophilus Ebenhaezer Donges (1898 - 1968)

"Staatshoof Eben Donges"

Theophilus Ebenhaezer (Eben) Dönges (Klerksdorp, Transvaal, 8 Maart 1898 - Kaapstad, 10 Januarie 1968) was ’n Suid-Afrikaanse politikus, koerantman, advokaat en kultuurleier. Theophilus E...

1/2/2012 1/7/2015

Sir Ronald Harwood, CBE MP

United Kingdom

United Kingdom

Sir Ronald Harwood, CBE, FRSL (born Ronald Horwitz; 9 November 1934) is an author, playwright and screenwriter. He is most noted for his plays for the British stage as well as the screenplays for The D...

2/9/2010 1/2/2015

Dr. David Draper MP (1849 - 1929)

David Draper Prospector and geologist was born in Cape Town on 31 Jan 1849. He discovered underground water at Zuurbekom in 1898, whereby frequent water shortages in Johannesburg were alleviated. N...

12/9/2014 12/9/2014

[ ] Early Life Gabriel Cornelis de Jongh was the son of the renowned artist Tinus, He was born on 6th April 1913 in Amsterdam, Holland and arrived in Cape Town as a boy of 9 years old in 1922. Init...

12/9/2014 12/9/2014

Martinus Johannes de Jongh MP (1885 - 1942)

"Tinus de Jongh", "Marthinus Johannes de Jongh"

[ ] Early life in Holland Tinus de Jongh was born in Amsterdam on the 31 January 1885 the youngest of four children and son of Marthinus Johannes de Jongh and Wilhelmina Krull. He revealed artistic...

2/26/2013 12/9/2014

Robert Joshua Pakeman (1862 - 1906)

Births Mar 1862 PAKEMAN Robert Joshua Hackney 1b 393 The above birth was registered in the Hackney RD - London. Whether Robert was born in Hastings or not has not been conclusively establi...

12/6/2014 12/7/2014

Wynand Hendrik Louw (Lombardie et Picardi, distrik Paarl, 17 Februarie 1883 - die Paarl, 21 Augustus 1967) was 'n Suid-Afrikaanse argitek en saam met Gerard Moerdijk, met wie hy enkele jare lank in 'n ...

12/4/2014 12/4/2014

Prof Robert Broom MP (1886 - 1951)


Vir Afrikaans - meer volledig Afrikaans English Robert Broom FRS- 30 November 1866, Paisley – 6 April 1951) was a Scottish South African doctor and paleontologist. He qualified as a medical pr...

6/10/2009 11/19/2014

Maggie Laubser MP (1886 - 1973)

"Maggie Laubser", "Maria Magdalena Laubser"

Maggie Laubser, along with Irma Stern were responsible for the introduction of Expressionism to South Africa. Her expressionistic paintings should be appreciated as a personal expression of her view of...

5/2/2014 11/12/2014

Irma Stern MP (1894 - 1966)

"Irma Prinz"

1900 – Irma’s father was interned in a concentration camp by the British during the ABO. Irma and her brother, Rudi were taken to Cape Town by their mother. After the war the family retur...

3/26/2012 11/12/2014

Gregorius Johannes Boonzaaier MP (1909 - 2005)

"Gregoire John Boonzaaier"

1909 – Boonzaaier is born in Newlands, Cape Town. 1922 – He is given his first paint box by Moses Kottler. 1923 – At the age of 14, his first 2 paintings are exhibited at Ashbe...

11/4/2014 11/9/2014

Pieter Daniël Rossouw, b9c3d1e9f10 (1844 - 1896)

"Pieter Daniel Rousseau", "P.D. Rossouw", "PETRUS", "P.D.R."

Pieter Daniel Rossouw (17 Oktober 1844 - 11 Oktober 1896) Ds Rossouw is in 1844 gebore en het as jongeling op Burgersdorp gewoon. Sy vader is hom vroeg ontval en hy moes in winkels werk om in die ond...

4/28/2012 11/9/2014

Daniel Cornelius Boonzaaier (1865 - 1950)

"D. C. Boonzaaier"

1882 – Daniel Cornelius moves to Cape Town at the age of 16 to work as a clerk in the Master's Office. He was offered the job because of his impressive copperplate handwriting. Here he started d...

11/4/2014 11/9/2014

Leon Gerdener Rousseau (5 March 1931) was born in Cape Town. He completed a degree at the University of Cape Town, after which he started working at the Afrikaans newspaper Die Burger . A few years l...

11/8/2014 11/8/2014

Walter Whall Battiss MP (1906 - 1982)

Walter Whall Battiss is generally considered to be the foremost South African abstract painter and also known as the creator of the quirky “Fook Island” concept. 1917 – his famil...

11/3/2014 11/4/2014

Noni Jabavu MP (1919 - 2008)

"Donald Woods"

Noni Jabavu Helen Nontando (Noni) Jabavu (20 August 1919[1]-19 June 2008) was a South African writer and journalist, one of the first African women to pursue a successful literary career and the firs...

11/2/2014 11/2/2014

Davidson Don Tengo Jabavu MP (1885 - 1959)

Davidson Don Tengo Jabavu Davidson Don Tengo Jabavu (20 October 1885 – 3 August 1959)[1] was a South African educationist and politician, and a founder of the All African Convention (AAC), whi...

11/2/2014 11/2/2014

Tengo Jabavu MP (1859 - 1921)

John Tengo Jabavu John Tengo Jabavu (11 January 1859 – 10 September 1921) was a political activist and the editor of South Africa's first newspaper to be written in Xhosa. In 1876, Jabavu to...

11/2/2014 11/2/2014

Jacobus Hendrik Pierneef MP (1886 - 1957)


Jacobus Hendrik Pierneef was born on August 13 1886 in Pretoria. He was the eldest of six children of Gerrit Pierneef and Neeske Buser. A seventh child died at the age of three months. He attended th...

11/1/2014 11/2/2014

ildren Wilbur Smith has three children from his first two marriages; Shaun and a daughter Christian, and their half-brother Lawrence. He adopted Dieter, Danielle’s son from her first marriage,...

10/30/2014 11/1/2014

Jacques Henry Kallis MP

"Jakes", "Woogie", "Kalahari"

Jacques Henry Kallis (born 16 October 1975) is a former South African cricketer. A right-handed batsman and right-arm fast-medium swing bowler, Kallis is regarded as one of the greatest of the game's...

9/15/2014 9/15/2014

Arthur Lennox Ochse, c2d8 MP (1899 - 1949)


d8 - Arthur Lennox - page 17 - “SA Genealogies” vol 7, Genealogical Institute of SA, Stellenbosch, 2002” Source: and DOB 11 10 1899 Graaff-Reinet DIED 5 May 1949 Middelburg ...

8/30/2014 8/30/2014

Helen Suzman, DCE MP (1917 - 2009)

Suzman, a lifelong citizen of South Africa, was born as Helen Gavronsky in 1917 to Samuel and Frieda Gavronsky, Jewish Lithuanian immigrants.[1][2] Helen Suzman matriculated in 1933 from Parktown Con...

2/25/2009 8/25/2014

Albert Louis Sachs Nickname: 'Albie' Anti-Apartheid Activist Born 30-01-1935 Albie Sachs is Director of Research at the Ministry of Justice. He is also Professor Extraordinary at the University...

2/20/2013 8/25/2014

Lucas Majozi, DCM MP (1916 - 1969)

Lucas Majozi The highest award gained by an African soldier in the Second World War was the DCM (Distinguished Conduct Medal) awarded to a stretcher-bearer, Lucas Majozi (1916-1969). The DCM was th...

8/21/2014 8/21/2014

Job Masego MP (deceased)

Lance Corporal Job Masego a South African soldier, was a Prisoner of War in North Africa during WWII. He made a bomb out of a condensed milk tin and gunpowder and at great risk to himself, destroyed ...

8/21/2014 8/21/2014

Wilton Mkwayi MP (1923 - 2004)

Wilton Mkwayi was one of the Robben Island stalwarts who served life imprisonment with Nelson Mandela. Wilton Mkwayi, trade unionist and political activist: born Qwaru, South Africa 17 December 1923;...

8/21/2014 8/21/2014

Johannes Henoch Marais (1850 - 1915)


Johannes Henoch (Jannie) Marais (1850 - 1915) was 'n kampvegter vir Afrikaans en filantroop wat o.a. die stigting van die Universiteit van Stellenbosch moontlik gemaak het. Marais is op 8 September 1...

2/17/2010 8/15/2014

Emily Hobhouse MP (1860 - 1926)

Emily Hobhouse (9 April 1860 – 8 June 1926) was a British welfare campaigner, who is primarily remembered for bringing to the attention of the British public, and working to change, the deprived...

7/2/2012 8/12/2014

Aaron Klug, Sir, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1982 MP

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, UK

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, UK

Aaron Klug . Born: 11 August 1926, Zelvas, Lithuania. South African educated British chemist & biophysicist. Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1982, "for his development of crystallographic electron microscopy...

4/14/2009 8/12/2014

J.M. Coetzee MP

Adelaide, SA, Australia

Adelaide, SA, Australia

John Maxwell Coetzee (born 9 February 1940) is an author and academic from South Africa. He is now an Australian citizen and lives in Adelaide, South Australia. A novelist and literary critic as well a...

11/30/2011 8/12/2014

Avril Ire Malan, a1b6c3d9e3f3g4h3 MP (1898 - 1975)

"De Merindol Malan; a1b6c3d9e3f3g4h3", "LV", "Adjunk Speaker"

Avirl Irè Malan D.SC D,SC Lid van die Volksraad. Member of parliament Matriculat ed at the Hoërskool Wellington. Studied at University of South Africa Studied further at Unive...

6/23/2014 8/11/2014

Thokozile Masipa The Honourable Thokozile Masipa Judge in the Gauteng Division of the High Court of South Africa Incumbent Assumed office1 December 1998 Nominated by Judicial Service Commission ...

8/11/2014 8/11/2014

Gerrie Nel MP

"Gerrie Nel; "Bulldog""

Gerhard C "Gerrie" Nel Gerrie Nel is a South African advocate and prosecutor for the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) of South Africa.He is nicknamed "Bulldog" for his tenacity in the courtroom, ...

8/11/2014 8/11/2014

Sarhili aHintsa, Paramount Chief of the Gcaleka Xhosa MP (1809 - 1892)

"Kreli", "Sarili"

Sarili ka Hintsa (about 1810 - 1892) was the 5th chief of the Gcaleka sub-group of the Xhosa nation, and paramount chief of all the Xhosa, from 1835 until his death in 1892 at Sholora, Bomvanaland. H...

11/3/2011 6/22/2014

Sandile (1820-1878) - a Chief of the Ngqika and Paramount-Chief of the Rharhabe. A dynamic and charismatic chief, he led the Xhosa armies in several of the Cape-Xhosa Frontier Wars. Having recently bee...

10/27/2008 6/22/2014

Adam Tas, SV/PROG MP (c.1668 - c.1722)

Adam Tas From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Adam Tas (1668 – June 1722) was a community leader in the Cape Colony at the turn of the 17th century, and is best known for his role in the confli...

6/18/2009 6/12/2014

Fortuin van Angola (c.1694 - c.1714)

Fortuin van Angola Born c. 1694, in Angola H.F. Heese, Reg en Onreg (Kaapse Regspraak in die Agtiende Eeu) (Belville, South Africa: Instituut vir Historiese Navorsing, Universiteit van Wes-Kaap...

6/11/2014 6/11/2014

Titus van Bengale (c.1684 - c.1714)

Titus van Bengale Born. c. 1684, Bengal India H.F. Heese, Reg en Onreg (Kaapse Regspraak in die Agtiende Eeu) (Belville, South Africa: Instituut vir Historiese Navorsing, Universiteit van Wes-K...

6/11/2014 6/11/2014

Arnoldus Pannevis (1838 - 1884)

Arnoldus Pannevis (Ouderkerk aan den IJssel 1838 - Paarl 1884) Pannevis se groot betekenis lê in die aandeel wat hy geneem het in die Afrikaanse Beweging, en tog het hy ook gedigte in Afrikaan...

6/3/2014 6/3/2014

Casper Peter Hoogenhout, SV/PROG (1843 - 1922)

"CP Hoogenhout"

Casper Peter (CP) Hoogenhout, 11 Mar 1843 Amsterdam - 13 Jan 1922 Optenhorst, Boven Vallei Oor C.P. Hoogenhout se lewe weet ons heel weinig, want in sy beskeidenheid het hy nooit oor homself of van s...

6/1/2014 6/1/2014

Daniël François Malherbe MP (1881 - 1969)

"DF Malherbe"

Daniël François Malherbe , Daljosafat 28 mei 1881 - Bloemfontein 12 april 1969 Daniël François Malherbe is op 28 mei 1881 op die plaas Kleinbosch in Daljosafat, distrik Pa...

2/4/2011 6/1/2014

Kommandant Johannes Cornelius Lötter (1873 - 1901)

"Hans Lötter"

f10 Johannes Cornelius Jacobus Y Bouwersfontein, Somerset-Oos 15-1-1873 ≈ 4-5-1873 † Middelburg KP 12-10-1901 Bron : Aanvullende Bronne Ligging van Bouwersfontein Ligging van Mi...

6/1/2014 6/1/2014

Nancy (Mary) Ann Cooper MP (1832 - 1911)

"Mary / Tooting / Church"

Nancy 'Mary' Anne Cooper b. Abt 1829, d. 14 Jan 1911, West Kensington, London (Age ~ 82 years) Married 18 Mar 1868 --------------------------------------------- Somerset East Old Famili...

7/24/2008 5/29/2014

Senator Piet Hugo MP (1892 - 1961)

Johan Hugo says: "My grandfather, Senator Petrus Paulus (Piet) Hugo, was a founder member of the National Party in 1914with Hertzog. He later became a Senator and headed the senate in the late 1950's, ...

1/30/2010 5/22/2014

Maria Elizabeth Charlotte Oakshott (1875 - 1975)


Maria Elizabeth Rothmann (M.E.R.) (* 28 Augustus 1875, Swellendam – † 7 September 1975, Swellendam) was ’n Afrikaanse skrywer, en ’n medestigter van die Voortrekkerbeweging....

9/5/2012 5/4/2014

Eve Palmer MP (1916 - 1998)

"Eve Palmer"

Evelyn "Eve" Mary Palmer (20 February 1916 - 1998) was a South African writer and botanist. She was married to the South African journalist and adventure novelist Geoffrey Jenkins. Her best known wor...

5/3/2014 5/3/2014

John van Melle MP (1887 - 1953)

"Jan van Melle", "John van Melle"

Johannes van Melle (Goes, 11 Februarie 1887 - Johannesburg, 8 November 1953), was 'n Nederlandse en Suid-Afrikaanse skrywer. Sy pennaam was John van Melle. Van Melle kom in 1906 na Suid-Afrika na 'n ...

5/1/2014 5/1/2014

5/1/2014 5/1/2014

Thuli Madonsela MP

"Thuli Madonsela"

Thuli Madonsela: Public Protector of South Africa Thulisile Madonesla is South Africa's Public Protector. She is also a Human Rights Lawyer and Equality Expert. Madonesla is one of the 11 technical e...

5/1/2014 5/1/2014

Herman Charles Bosman MP (1905 - 1951)

The good, the bad and the Bosman - published in the newspaper Mail & Gaurdian 20 Dec 2013 00:00 by Sean Christie Herman Charles Bosman's colourful life story has been equally sanitised and se...

4/14/2013 4/23/2014

3/18/2014 3/18/2014

Elisabeth Françoise Eybers (16 February 1915 – 1 December 2007), was a South African poet. Her poetry was mainly in Afrikaans, although she has translated some of her own work (and those ...

11/19/2010 3/18/2014

Peter Becker, SV/PROG MP (c.1673 - 1745)

"Bekker", "Pieter. Peter"

(from Königsberg, Prussia) Daar bestaan enige verwarring oor die herkoms plek van Peter Becker. Tydens sy aanstelling as soldaat by die VOC word vermeld dat hy uit Deventer (Nederland) gekom h...

10/13/2007 3/13/2014

Anna Maria Rabie MP (1810 - 1842)

When she was 17 she was well known as the most beautiful girl the people of Graaff-Reinet had ever laid their eyes upon. She was a brunette with delicate features and a perfect figure. The trouble was,...

6/16/2010 3/13/2014

Maria Mouton, b7 SM MP (c.1690 - 1714)

"Marie Joosten"

Judi Marais-Meyer register Geslagregister van vroeë Kaapse families C C de Villiers b7 Maria x Frans Joosten, v. Lippstad ----------------------------------------------------------------...

6/9/2008 3/13/2014

Daniel Johannes Stephanus Theron MP (1872 - 1900)

"Danie Theron"

Daniël Johannes Stephanus Theron, (9 May 1872 - 5 September 1900) , often called Danie Theron, was born in Tulbagh, Cape Colony, and raised in Bethlehem, Orange Free State. Originally trained ...

12/22/2008 3/13/2014

William Hofmeyr Craib (1895 - 1982)

"Don; Prof Craib"

Professor Don Craib - see a book review of a book "In Search of Truth. A Portrait of Don Craib" by EB Adams.

11/29/2013 3/13/2014

Albertus Daniël Keet (1888 - 1972)

"A.D. Keet"

AD Keet (Alice, 14 October 1888 - Senekal, 12 Februarie 1972) Gebore en getoë Albertus Daniel Keet is op 14 Oktober 1888 op Alice in die Oos-Kaap gebore. Hy was die jongste seun van ds BB Ke...

1/24/2014 1/24/2014

Henri Guillaume Boshoff (1862 - 1930)

Henri Guillaume Bosseau Boshoff (18/10/1862 - 5/3/1930) is vernoem na die stamvader wat in 1741 na Suid afrika gekom het. Henri was die jongste seun van Johan Christoffel Boshoff en Maria Magdalena van...

12/20/2013 12/21/2013

A.G. Visser MP (1878 - 1929)


Andries Gerhardus Visser is op 1 Maart 1878 op die plaas Zaaifontein, in die distrik van Fraserburg, Kaapkolonie, gebore. 'n Groot droogte het sy ouers van hulle plaas in Carnarvon afgedryf, en hy is i...

9/19/2012 12/19/2013

Esmé Euvrard (1919 - 1993)

Bronne Skoothondjie treur nog oor Esmé se skielike dood JOHANNESBURG. Chicco, die liefling-chihuahua van mej. Esmé Euvrard, treur oor sy ounooi. Sedert haar dood Saterdagoggen...

11/17/2013 11/17/2013

Henry Allen Fagan (Tulbagh, 4 april 1889-Kaapstad, 6 december 1963) Een van Suid-Afrika se veelsydigste figure, oud-hoofregter Henry Allen Fagan, is op 6 Desember 1963 oorlede. Veelsydig: hy was in d...

10/13/2013 10/13/2013