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Steve Biko MP (1946 - 1977)

Steve Biko - Wikipedia entry "On 18 August 1977, Biko was arrested at a police roadblock under the Terrorism Act No 83 of 1967 and interrogated by officers of the Port Elizabeth security police inc...

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Phalo, King of the Xhosa MP (1702 - 1775)

Tshiwo had three sons Phalo the Paramount, followed by Gwali founder of the amaGwali and Thiso. Phalo was the second son of Tshiwo but his older brother Gwali was from a junior wife and Pha...

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Rharabe, Right Hand House son, Xhosa Chief, 'father of the Ciskei' (c.1722 - 1782)

The sons of Phalo were Langa , Gcaleka (Great House). Rharhabe Right Hand House), and Lutshaba (1730). Through their rivalry they would lead to the split of the Xhosa nation and set the s...

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Gcaleka, Great House Son, King of the Xhosa, 'father of the Transkei' MP (c.1730 - 1778)

Gcaleka ka Phalo (about 1730-1792) was the founder of the Gcaleka people, a sub-group of the Xhosa nation. The sons of Phalo were Langa , Gcaleka (Great House). Rharhabe Right Hand House), and

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Hintsa, King of the Xhosa (1789 - 1835)

Hintsa ka Khawuta (1789 – 12 February 1835) , also known as Hintsa the Great or King Hintsa, was the 4th paramount Chief of the Gcaleka sub-group of the Xhosa nation from 1820 until his death ...

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Ngqika (1779 - 1829)

Rharhabe was the founder of Rharhabe sub-group of the Xhosa nation. And the 2nd son of Phalo. Rharhabe died near present day Dohne in the Eastern Cape Province. He is known to have had at least two wiv...

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Mdushane, Chief of imiDushane kaNdlambe MP (1780 - 1829)

Crampton, Hazel. ‘The Sunburnt Queen’. Johannesburg: Jacana. 2004. Print. Contact Sharon Doubell Peires, JB: ‘The House of Phalo’. 1981, Raven Press, Johannesburg, SA ...

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Shaka kaSenzangakhona, King of the Zulus (c.1787 - c.1828)

As a youth, Shaka was the butt of many jokes because of his illegitimacy, however, such taunting turned the boy into a fearless, aggressive man. When Shaka's father died, Shaka assumed control of the Z...

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Ndlambe, Regent of the Rharabe; Chief of the Ndlambe (1738 - 1828)

Rharhabe was the founder of Rharhabe sub-group of the Xhosa nation. And the 2nd son of Phalo. Rharhabe died near present day Dohne in the Eastern Cape Province. He is known to have had at least two wiv...

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Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom MP (1819 - 1901)

Victoria Alexandrina Princess of Hanover. HM Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom on 20 June 1837. Crowned Queen of the United Kingdom on 28 June 1838 at Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, Eng...

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Piet Retief, Voortrekker Leader MP (1780 - 1838)

Voortrekker leader to Natal before OCT 1838, murdered by Zulu King Dingane. Bron: Pretorius in Natal by B. J. LIEBENBERG Added by Y. DROST SAG 2008, volume 16, pg 234 Piet retief * "Soetendal",...

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Dingaan kaSenzangakhona, King of the Zulus (c.1795 - 1840)

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Andries Hendrik Potgieter, b6c8d7e2 (1792 - 1852)

A.H. Potgieter was a Boer leader in the Great Trek; he took his party from the Cape Colony to in the Transvaal. He convinced the family to cross the Orange River in pursuit of the dream of an independa...

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Louis Trichard, b2c4 MP (1783 - 1838)

Louis Tregardt Louis Tregardt was the grandson of a Swedish employee of the Dutch East India Company born on the 10th August 1783 in Oudtshoorn. When old enough he became a farmer and settled in the ...

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Ngangelizwe Qeya, 6th & last independent Paramount Chief / King of the abaThembu MP (c.1846 - 1884)

Ngangelizwe Qeya c1840-84 Last independent Thembu paramount chief (1863-84) Ngangelizwe’s father died in 1849 and a regent ruled until the son was old enough to become chief in 1863. Through h...

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Novili Nomkafulo, Great Wife of Ngangelizwe MP (deceased)

Sarili ka Hintsa (about 1810 - 1892) was the 5th chief of the Gcaleka sub-group of the Xhosa nation from 1835 until his death in 1892 at Sholora, Bomvanaland. He was also known as Kreli, and led the Gc...

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Sandile Mgolombane, Great House Son (1821 - 1878)

Peires, J.B. (2003). The House of Phalo. Johannesburg, South Africa: Ravan Press. Mostert, Noel: ‘Frontiers’. 1992, Jonathan Cape, London The Story of Ngangelizwe the abaThembu ...

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Sarhili, King of the Xhosa (1809 - 1892)

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...

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Tshiwo, Great House Son, King of the Xhosa (b. - c.1704)

Ngconde’s children were Hleke founder of the amaHleke, Mdange (~ 1736) of the imiDange Gando of the amaKwayi and Tshiwo (~1704) who was Paramount to all Xhosa speaking nations in the r...

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Cecil John Rhodes MP (1853 - 1902)

Cecil John Rhodes (1853-1902) was father of the De Beers Consolidated Mining Company and the British South Africa Company, as well as a major architect of British policy in southern Africa, founder of ...

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Du Pré Alexander, 2nd Earl of Caledon (1777 - 1839)

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Johannes Willem Janssens (1762 - 1838)

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Alexander Wilhelm Ludwig Friederich Von Buchenröder (Von Buschenrad) (1758 - 1824)

Source: The Knobel Family and Relationships, J. B. Knobel, MJB 281.1(6), SA Library 1765 - At 6yo, appointed Page to the King of Prussia (Friedrich II) 1775 - Standard-bearer to the von Möllendo...

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George Yonge, Sir (1731 - 1812)

en.wikipedia... ; thepeerage #220362... ; George Yonge1 - M, #220362, b. 1731, d. 12 September 1812 George Yonge was born in 1731 at Colyton, Devon, England.1 He was the son of William Young and An...

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John Francis Cradock, Lord Howden of Howden and Grimston (1759 - 1839)

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Wilhelmus van der Stel (1664 - 1733)

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Bartolomeu Dias MP (c.1450 - 1500)

Fidalgo da Casa Real. Navegador. Wikipédia, a enciclopédia livre PT : Bartolomeu Dias (ca. 1450 — 29 de Maio de 1500) foi um navegador português que ficou célebre...

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Vasco da Gama, 2º vice-rei da Índia MP (c.1460 - 1524)

Vasco da Gama (Sines, ca. 1460 ou 1469 — Cochim, Índia, 24 de Dezembro de 1524) foi um navegador e explorador português. Na Era dos Descobrimentos, destacou-se por ter sido o coman...

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Vice Admiral Sir Francis Drake MP (c.1540 - 1596)

Alternate date: He his said to have died in January 1596, but his will is dated April 10, 1661. -=-=-=-=-=- Sir Francis Drake, Vice Admiral (1540 – 27 January 1596) was an English sea capt...

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Guglielmo Martinaglia, SV/PROG MP (1857 - 1929)

Guglielmo Martinaglia discovered Sterkfontein Cave in October 1896 while prospecting on farm Zwartkrans. He enlisted as a volunteer in Col. Camilo Ricchardi's Italian Legion during the Anglo-Boer War ...

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Nelson Mandela, past President of South Africa 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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Zacharias Wagenaer MP (1614 - 1668)

See Wikipedia... Zacharias Wagenaer, b. 10 May 1614, d. 12 October 1668 NGK (Cape Town) Baptisms 1665-1695 NGK (Cape Town) Baptisms 1665-1695 Birth* Zacharias Wagenaer was born on 10 May 1614 i...

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Dirk Gijsbert van Reenen, Esq. b1c7 (1754 - 1828)

b1 Jacob ≈ 11.5.1727, leier v.d. ‘Kaapse Patriotte’ † 13.8.1793 x 4.12.1746 Maria FRANKE ≈ 24.8.1721 d.v. Johannes Franke en Catharina Verwey c7 Dirk Gysbert * 23.7...

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Francois Ranier Duminy, SV/PROG MP (1747 - 1811)

DUMINY SV/PROG Francois Ranier Duminy ­Lorient (Bretagne), in Frankryk, 4.10.1747, †26.5.1811. Hy was 'n offisier in die Franse Vloot en het as sodanig dikwels die Kaap aangedoen. Tydens ...

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Andrew Barnard (b. - 1807)

M, #20568, d. 27 October 1807 Last Edited=19 Jan 2004 Andrew Barnard married Lady Anne Lindsay, daughter of James Lindsay, 5th Earl of Balcarres and Anne Dalrymple, on 31 October 1793.1 He died o...

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Jacob van Reenen, b1c8 (c.1755 - 1806)

b1 Jacob ≈ 11.5.1727, leier v.d. ‘Kaapse Patriotte’ † 13.8.1793 x 4.12.1746 Maria FRANKE ≈ 24.8.1721 d.v. Johannes Franke en Catharina Verwey c8 Jacob ≈ 5.10...

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Lady Anne Barnard MP (1750 - 1825)

F, #20567, b. 8 December 1750, d. 6 May 1825 Last Edited=19 Feb 2011 Consanguinity Index=0.0% Lady Anne Lindsay was born on 8 December 1750.1 She was the daughter of James Lindsay, 5th Earl of Ba...

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Gustaaf Willem, baron van Imhoff MP (1705 - 1750)

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Ryk Tulbagh MP (1699 - 1771)

See Wikipedia... ---------- Marriage NGK Cape Town 1725 Augusti 26 s:r Rijk Tulbagh j: m: en juff:r Elizabeth Zwellingrebel j: d: on

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Hendrik Swellengrebel, b1 MP (1700 - 1760)

Hendrik Swellengrebel (Kaapstad, 29 September 1700 - Utrecht, 1763) was de eerste VOC-goewerneur van die Kaapkolonie wat plaaslik gebore is. Swellengrebel was die oudste seun van Johanna Cruse (5 Feb...

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Hendrik Adriaan van Rheede (1636 - 1691)

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Rijcklof van Goens (1642 - 1687)

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Simon van der Stel MP (1639 - 1712)

Source: GISA Questions raised in 1988 regarding some portraits of Simon van der Stel - (PDF)

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Jan van Riebeeck MP (1619 - 1677)

Johan Anthoniszoon "Jan" van Riebeeck (April 21, 1619, Culemborg, Gelderland – January 18, 1677) was a Dutch colonial administrator and founder of Cape Town. Van Riebeeck was born in Culemborg...

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Autshumato 'Herry', Chief of Goringhaicona MP (b. - 1663)

Names: Autshumao Died: 1663 In summary: khoikhoi leader and interpreter of the Gorinhaikonas. Autshumao also known as Herry the strandloper (beach walker), he was chief and interpreter of the G...

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Almte. D. Cristóbal Colón, gobernador general de las Indias MP (c.1451 - 1506)

Adicionado por Eduardo Cardoso Mascarenhas de Lemos,a 9 de Janeiro de 2014, baseada nas fontes disponíveis na discussão. Segundo a tese defendida pelo historiador português Masca...

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