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Dr Johannes Merensky
(1871 - 1952)
From Wikipedia ( ):
'Hans Merensky (16 March 1871 in Botshabelo – 21 October 1952 in Westfalia near Duiwelskloof) was a German South African geologist, prospector, scientist, conservationist a...
Henry Forbes Julian MP
(1861 - 1912)
Memorials of Henry Forbes Julian by his wife Hester Pengelly
Name: Mr Henry Forbes Julian
Born: Thursday 9th May 1861
Age: 50 years
Last Residence: in Torquay Devon England
Barney Barnato MP
(1851 - 1897)
"Barnato", "Barnet Isaacs (birth name)"
BARNEY BARNATO (21 February 1851 – 14 June 1897)
Barnett Isaacs grew up in Whitechapel, the very poor East End of London in an area that was predominantly a Jewish neighborhood. The Isaacs f...
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 ...
Harry Frederick (Frederich) Oppenheimer MP
(1908 - 2000)
Harry Oppenheimer (1908–2000)
Born 28 October 1908 and died at age 91 on 19 August 2000, Harry Oppenheimer was a leading South African businessman and one of the richest men in the world. His ...
Sir Ernest Oppenheimer, SV/PROG MP
(1880 - 1957)
describes re Ernest:
"His first wife, May Pollack, with whom he had two sons, died in 1934, and his son Frank died after a swimming accident in Madeira in 1935. He underwent a spiritual crisi...