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This resource is hosted by the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, but was compiled and authored by Padraig O’Malley. It is the product of almost two decades of research and includes analyses, chronologies, historical documents, and interviews from the apartheid and post-apartheid eras.

Biographies

Contents

Table of Contents

Akhalwaya, Ameen

Alant, Theo

Asmal, Kader

Ayob, Ismail

Babb, Glen

Bam, Fikile

Barnard, Niel

Battersby, John Daniel

Bernstein, Hilda

Bethlehem, Ronnie

Beyers, Andries

Bishop, Bruce

Bizos, George

Blomkamp, Peter

Boesak, Allan

Boraine, Alexander Lionel (Alex)

Boshoff, Carel Willem Hendrik

Botha, Louis

Botha, Roelof Frederik (Pik)

Buchner, Jac

Bunting, Brian Percy

Burton, Mary

Buthelezi, Mangosuthu Gatsha

Buys, Louis

Cajee, Amien

Camerer, Sheila Margaret

Cameron, Edwin

Carolus, Cheryl

Carrim, Yunus

Chalmers, Judy

Chaskalson, Arthur

Chiba, Laloo

Chikane, Frank

Cleary, Sean

Clewlow, Warren

Coetsee, Hendrick Jacobus (Kobie)

Coetzer, Piet

Cooper, Sathasivan (Saths)

Cronin, Jeremy Patrick

Davidson, Christo

De Beer, Samuel Johannes (Sam)

De Beer, Zacharias Johannes (Zach)

De Klerk, Frederik Willem (FW)

De Klerk, Willem

De Lange, Jan Pieter

De Lille, Patricia

De Swart, Salimon (Salie)

De Tolly, Jenny

De Villiers, Dawid Jacobus (Dawie)

Delport, Jacobus Tertius

Derby-Lewis, Clive

Desai, Shabaan Rissiek (Barney)

Dhlomo, Oscar Dumisani

Dingake, Michael

Dolo, Pauline

Dommisse, Ebbe

Du Plessis, Barend Jacobus

Ebrahim, Hassen

Eglin, Colin Wells

Ehrenreich, Tony

Evans, Bishop Bruce

Evans, Gavin

Felgate, Walter Sidney

Fismer, Christiaan Loedolff (Chris)

Fivaz, John George

Fletcher, Prudence

Gasa, Faith Xolile

Gelb, Stephen

Gerwel, Gert Johannes 'Jakes'

Gildenhuys, Antonie

Giliomee, Hermann

Golding, Marcel

Goldstone, Richard

Gordhan, Pravin Jamnadas

Gouws, Kobie

Gqozo, Joshua (Oupa)

Graham, Paul Malcolm

Gumede, Archibald Jacob (Archie)

Gumede, VC

Gwala, Harry Themba

Hall, John

Hani, Martin Thembisile (Chris)

Harber, Anton

Harman, Francios

Hartzenberg, Ferdinand (Ferdi)

Heath, Willem H

Hendrickse, Helenard Joe (Allan)

Heyns, Johan

Hofmeyr, William Andrew (Willie)

Holomisa, Harrington Bantubonke (Bantu)

Holomisa, Sango Patekile

Howard, Randall

Hurley, Dennis

Hutchings, Gillian

Irvine, George

Jack, Mkuseli And Matiso, Khaya

Jack, 'Pro' Zonke

James, Wilmot Godfrey

Jenkin, Tim

Joffe, Joel

Johnson, Shaun

Jones, Colin Vivian

Jordan, Zweledinga Pallo

Joseph, Daso

Joseph, Paul

Kane-Berman, John

Kasrils, Ronald (Ronnie)

Kathrada, Ahmed Mohamed (Kathy)

Kearney, Paddy

Keys, Derek Lyle

Khoza, Themba

Klaaste, Aggrey

Konigkramer, Arthur Jacob

Kriegler, Johannes Christiaan (Johann)

Kriel, Hernus

Kögl, Jürgen

Langa, Pius Nkonzo

Lekota, Mosiuoa Gerard Patrick

Leon, Anthony James (Tony)

Liebenberg, Christo Ferro (Chris)

Louw, Eugene

Love, Janet

Luthuli, Albertina

Mabandla, Brigitte Sylvia

Mabizela, Stanley

Maduna, Penuell Mpapa

Maharaj, Sathyandranath Ragunanan (Mac)

Mahomed, Yusuf

Makgoba, Malegapuru William

Makwetu, Clarence Mlami

Malan, Magnus

Malan, Wynand Charl

Mandela, Nelson Rolihlanhla

Mangope, Lucas Manyane

Manning, Claudia

Manuel, Trevor Andrew

Maphai, Vincent

Masekela, Barbara

Masondo, Andrew

Matiso, Khaya

Matthews, Vincent Joseph (Joe)

Mayekiso, Moses Jongizizwe

Mbeki, Govan Archibald Mvuyelwa

Mboweni, Tito Titus

Mdlalose, Frank Themba

Meer, Fatima

Meiring, Georg

Meiring, Kobus

Memela, Tootsie

Mesatywa, Jeanette

Meyer, Roelf Petrus

Mhlaba, Raymond

Mhlongo, Ben

Mkhatshwa, Smangaliso

Mkhize, Goodwill

Mkwayi, Wilton

Mogoba, Stanley Mmutlanyane

Mokaba, Peter Ramoshoane

Molefe, Popo Simon

Moleketi, Jabu

Momoniat, Ismail

Moodley, Strinivasa (Strini)

Moolman, Johan

Moosa, Mohammed Valli

Morobe, Murphy

Moseneke, Dikgang Ernest

Motlana, Ntatho

Motlanthe, Kgalema

Motolla, Emanuel

Motshekga, Dr. Mathole S.

Mufamadi, Fholisani Sydney

Mvelase, Dipuo

Myeni, Musa

Mzizi, Abraham & Gertrude

Nagerman, Arthur

Naidoo, Indres

Naidoo, Jayaseelan 'Jay'

Naidoo, Jayendra

Naidoo, Phyllis

Naidoo, Steve (Nandha)

Nair, Billy

Naudé, Christiaan Beyers

Ndlovu, Curnick

Ndlovu, Humphrey

Nefolovhodwe, Pandelini

Nel, Christo

Nel, JJ

Ngakane, Nomsa

Ngakane, Shadrack

Ngcuka, Bulelani

Ngcukana, Cunningham

Ngubane, Baldwin Sipho (Ben)

Ngubane, Harriet

Nkabinde, Sifiso

Nqakula, Charles

Nyanda, Siphiwe

Nzimande, Emmanuel Bonginkose (Blade)

Omar, Abdullah Mohamed

Oriani-Ambrosini, Mario GR

Pahad, Essop

Patel, Dipak

Phosa, Mathews

Pigou, Piers

Pillay, Ivan

Pillay, Vella

Potgieter, Flip

Raadschelders, Lucia

Rajab, Mahmoud

Ramaphosa, Matamela Cyril

Reddy, Fred

Rhoodie, Dr Nic

Rory, Riordan

Sachs, Albert Louis (Albie)

Salojee, Rashid AM

Saloojee, Cas

Sauls, Freddie

Schlemmer, Lawrence

Schumann, Adolph Wilhelm (Ters)

Scott, Mpho

Seedat, Hassim

Selebi, Jackie

September, Connie

Seremane, Wetsho-Otsile Joseph (Joe)

Sexwale, Mosima Gabriel (Tokyo)

Shabalala, Thomas Mandla

Shaik, Mo

Shaik, Yunus

Shilowa, Mbhazima (Sam)

Shubane, Khehla

Shubin, Vladimir

Sisulu, Walter Max Ulyate

Sithole, Jabu

Sizane, Richard K

Skhosana, Mahlmola

Skweyiya, Zola Sidney Themba

Slovo, Joe

Soal, Peter George

Sonn, Franklin

Spaarwater, Maritz

Sunter, Clem

Sutcliffe, Michael

Suttner, Raymond Sorrell

Swilling, Mark

Terre'Blanche, Eugene

Terreblanche, Sampie

Tholole, Joe

Trehwela, Paul

Treurnicht, Andries Petrus

Tshabalala, Henry

Tshabalala, Vuso

Tugwana, Gabu

Tutu, Desmond Mpilo

Twala, Linda

Twala, Philisile

Van Den Heever, CM

Van Der Merwe, CJ (Stoffel)

Van Der Merwe, Dannhauser

Van Der Merwe, Hendrick

Van Der Merwe, Jacobus Hercules (Koos)

Van Der Merwe, Johan

Van Rensburg, Danie & Anna

Van Schalkwyk, Marthinus

Van Zyl Slabbert, Frederik

Verryn, Paul

Viljoen, Constand Laubscher

Viljoen, Gerrit

Vlok, Adriaan Johannes

Vogelman, Lloyd

Vosloo, Theunissen (Ton)

Wagener, Johannes Hendrik (Jan)

Weinberg, Sheila

Wessels, Leon

Whitehead, John

Wilson, Francis

Woods, Gavin

Worrall, Denis John

Xego, Mike

Xundu, Mcebisi Osman

Yacoob, Zak

Yengeni, Tony Sithembiso

Zille, Helen

Zondi, Keith Musakawukhethi (Musa)

Zuma, Jacob Gedleyihlekisa

Zwelithini, King Goodwill

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