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James Percy Fitzpatrick, Sir MP (1862 - 1931)

Sir James Percy FitzPatrick, KCMG (24 July 1862 – 24 January 1931), known as Percy FitzPatrick, was a South African author, politician, mining financier and pioneer of the fruit industry. He aut...

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Jacobus Johannes Fouche, President v SA MP (1898 - 1975)

Jacobus Johannes ('Jim') Fouché (6 June 1898, Wepener – 1980) served as the second President of South Africa from 1968 to 1975. Born in the Boer republic of the Orange Free State (whi...

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Andrew Murray b2 MP (1828 - 1917)

Andrew Murray (9 May 1828 – 18 January 1917) was a South African writer, teacher, and Christian pastor. Murray considered missions to be "the chief end of the church." Early life and education...

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Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon MP (1930 - 2002)

short summary from Wikipedia Princess Margaret Countess of Snowdon Spouse Antony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon (m. 1960, div. 1978) Issue: David Armstrong-Jones, Viscount Linley L...

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Dr D.F. Malan MP (1874 - 1959)

Daniel François Malan (22 May 1874 – 7 February 1959), more commonly known as D.F. Malan, was the Prime Minister of South Africa from 1948 to 1954. He is seen as the champion of Afrikaner...

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Martin Luther MP (1483 - 1546)

German theologian, professor, pastor, and church reformer, Luther began the Protestant Reformation with the publication of his Ninety-Five Theses on October 31, 1517. In this publication, he attacked t...

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Cornelis Jakobus Langenhoven, b8c5d4 MP (1873 - 1932)

Cornelis Jakobus Langenhoven (13 Augustus 1873 - 15 Julie 1932) was 'n Suid-Afrikaanse skrywer, redakteur en politikus. Hy het as skrywersname C.J. Langenhoven en Sagmoedige Neelsie gebruik. Sy rol in ...

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JG Strijdom (1893 - 1958)

Prime Minister of South Africa, from 30 November 1954 to 24 August 1958 Source: J.G. Strijdom - Wikipedia

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Field Marshal The 1st Earl Kitchener of Khartoum, KG MP (1850 - 1916)

Field Marshal Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener KG, KP, GCB, OM, GCSI, GCMG, GCIE, ADC, PC (24 June 1850 – 5 June 1916), was an Irish-born British Field Marshal and proconsul who w...

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John Daniel Kestell, b4c2 MP (1854 - 1941)

John Daniel KESTELL the well known son of Charles Kestell is burief at teh VROUEMONUMENT, Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa. In his stepmothers will he is named as the person who inherited a dia...

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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...

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James Barry Munnik Hertzog MP (1867 - 1942)

James Barry Munnik Hertzog, better known as J. B. M. Hertzog (3 April 1867 near Wellington, Cape Colony – 21 November 1942 in Pretoria, Union of South Africa) was a Boer general during the secon...

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Warner Goodyear MP (1886 - 1912)

The late Captain Charles Goodyear, after whom Charles Street is named, who died on Nov. 21st 1910, was one of the first residents of Mafeking, for he joined Col. Warren's expedition and on disbandment ...

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General Louis Botha MP (1862 - 1919)

Louis Botha (27 September 1862 – 27 August 1919) was an Afrikaner and first Prime Minister of the Union of South Africa . He was born in Greytown (now in KwaZulu-Natal) as one of 13 children b...

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Christiaan Neethling Barnard, b2c4d7e2f4g6h3 MP (1922 - 2001)

g6 Adam Hendrikus * 20.3.1875 ≈ Knysna 27.4.1875, sendeling x Robertson c. 1910 Maria Elizabeth DE SWARDT * 27.12.1884 d.v. Abraham Jacobus de Swardt en Magdalena Sophia Lamprecht h3 C...

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Nadine Gordimer-Gavronsky, Nobel Prize in Literature 1991 MP (1923 - 2014)

Nadine Gordimer (20 November 1923 - 13 July 2014) was a South African writer and political activist. She was awarded the 1991 Nobel Prize in Literature when she was recognised as a woman "who through h...

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Aaron Klug, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1982 MP

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, UK

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

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Sir Winston Churchill, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom MP (1874 - 1965)

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, KG, OM, CH, TD, DL, FRS, Hon. RA (30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965) was a British politician who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 19...

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Mahatma Gandhi, महात्मा MP (1869 - 1948)

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi , born 2 October 1869[1] – 30 January 1948), commonly known as Mahatma Gandhi, was the preeminent leader of Indian nationalism in British-ruled India. Employing non-vi...

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Rolihlahla Nelson Mandela, First President of South Africa, Nobel Peace Prize, 1993 MP (1918 - 2013)

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (18 July 1918- 5 December 2013) served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999, and was the first South African president to be elected in a fully representative democr...

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Olive Emilie Albertina Schreiner MP (1855 - 1920)

From the attached article by H Giliomee - Olive Schreiner, who later would become one of the major feminists in England, who realised that the expression of racial superiority by British officials to...

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Thomas Pringle MP (1789 - 1834)

1820 British Settler Thomas Pringle 31, together with his parents and 4 siblings, and his wife Margaret Brown 40, were members of Pringle's Party of 24 Settlers on the Settler Ship Brilliant . Part...

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Charles Robberts (Blackie) Swart MP (1894 - 1982)

Charles Robberts Swart (Winburg, 5 Desember 1894 – 16 Julie 1982) was die laaste Goewerneur-Generaal van die Unie van Suid-Afrika van 1960 tot 1961, en die eerste Staatspresident van die Republi...

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Jan Christian Smuts, Field Marshal MP (1870 - 1950)

From Ancestry 24.com Born at Bovenplaats, near Riebeek West on 24th May 1870 and died at Doornkloof, near Irene on 11th September 1950), statesman, soldier and philosopher, was the second child in ...

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President Paul Kruger MP (1825 - 1904)

-------------------- Paul Kruger (From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia) Stephanus Johannes Paulus Kruger (10 October 1825 – 14 July 1904), better known as Paul Kruger and affectionately k...

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Generaal Piet Joubert MP (1831 - 1900)

Petrus Jacobus Joubert (20 January 1834 – 28 March 1900), better known as Piet Joubert was Commandant-General of the South African Republic from 1880 to 1900. During the first British annexati...

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John (Balthazar Johannes) Vorster MP (1915 - 1983)

Balthazar Johannes Vorster (13 December 1915 - 10 September 1983), better known as John Vorster, served as the Prime Minister of South Africa from 1966 to 1978 and as the fourth State President of So...

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Jacob Daniël 'Totius' du Toit MP (1877 - 1953)

Totius (TOE-she-us) was the pen name of the Afrikaner poet Jacob Daniël du Toit (Yah-kob Dun-ee-el doo-Toy) (21 February 1877 in Paarl, near Cape Town in South Africa – 1 July 1953, in Pr...

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Prince Edward, Duke of Windsor (Edward VIII) MP (1894 - 1972)

Royal house House of Wettin Titles and styles Royal styles of King Edward VIII of the United Kingdom Reference style: His Majesty Spoken style: Your Majesty Alternative style: Sir 23 Ju...

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George VI of the United Kingdom MP (1895 - 1952)

a short summary from Wikipedia: George VI King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions (more...) Reign: 11 December 1936 – 6 February 1952 Coronation: 12 May 1937 Predecessor: ...

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George V of the United Kingdom MP (1865 - 1936)

George Frederick Ernest Albert By the Grace of God, king of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and of the British Dominions beyond the Seas, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India R...

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Edward VII, King of the United Kingdom MP (1841 - 1910)

Titles: Duke of Rothesay on 9 November 1841 Duke of Cornwall on 9 November 1841. 1st Earl of Chester [U.K.] on 8 December 1841.3 HRH Prince of Wales [U.K.] on 8 December 1841. 1st Earl of D...

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Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother MP (1900 - 2002)

=The location of her birth remains uncertain, but reputedly she was born either in her parents' Westminster home at Belgrave Mansions, Grosvenor Gardens, or in a horse-drawn ambulance on the way to a h...

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Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell MP (1857 - 1941)

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

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