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Levson, Freda

  • ZA-COM-08346
  • Person
  • 21 November 1911 - 7 October 2004
Political activist. In 1956, she administered the Treason Trial Defence and also, she was a worker at the International Defence and Aid Fund.

Botha, Louis

  • ZA-COM-08343
  • Person
  • 27 September 1862 - 27 August 1919
South African politician who was the first Prime Minister of the Union of South Africa, the forerunner of the modern South African state.

Harms, Louis

  • ZA-COM-08342
  • Person
  • 11 October 1941 -
South African former Deputy President of the Supreme Court of Appeal and Professor Extraordinary for Intellectual Property Law at the University of Pretoria.

Louis, Joe

  • ZA-COM-08341
  • Person
  • 13 May 1914 - 12 April 1981

Mahathir, Mohamed

  • ZA-COM-08336
  • Person
  • 10 July 1925 -
Former Prime Minister of Malaysia from 1981 to October 2003 and from May 2018 to March 2020. He has been the member of Parliament for Langkawi since May 2018.

Makiwane, Ambrose

  • ZA-COM-08333
  • Person
Political activist, Chairman of the African National Congress Youth League Branch, Secretary of the Laundry Workers Union and member of uMkhonto weSizwe.

Matisonn, John

  • ZA-COM-08328
  • Person
  • 30 December 1949 -
South African political journalist and author. In 1986 to 1991, he was the South African correspondent for National Public Radio in the United States and he was one of the founding Councillors of South Africa's Independent Broadcasting Authority.

Mlangeni, Andrew

  • ZA-COM-03928
  • Person
  • 6 June 1925 - 21 July 2020
Anti-apartheid activist, political prisoner and MP. Member of the ANCYL, ANC and MK. Convicted at the Rivonia Trial in 1963 and sentenced to life imprisonment. Served eighteen years on Robben Island and was transferred to Pollsmoor Prison in 1982. Awarded the ANC’s highest honour, Isitwalandwe Seaparankoe, in 1992. Clan name, Motlokwa; nickname, Mpandla.

Muller, Hilgard

  • ZA-COM-08321
  • Person
  • 4 May 1914 - 10 July 1985
South African politician of the National Party, Mayor of Pretoria in 1953 -1955. He was appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs after the resignation of Eric Louw in 1964.

Modisane, Willam Bloke

  • ZA-COM-08320
  • Person
  • 28 August 1923 - 1 March 1986
Journalist, writer and actor.

Mokhehle, Ntsu Clement

  • ZA-COM-08319
  • Person
  • 26 December 1918 -6 January 1999
Lesotho politician. He served as the 3rd Prime Minister of the Country from 2 April 1993 to 17 August 1994 and from 14 September 1994 to 29 May 1998.

Molobi, Eric

  • ZA-COM-08318
  • Person
  • 5 June 1947 - 5 June 2006
South African Council of Churches (SACC) worker, co-founder and co-chairperson of Kagiso Trust Investments, Kagiso Charitable Trust Kagiso Trust) Chief Executive.

John Paul II

  • ZA-COM-05863
  • Person
  • 18 May 1920 - 2 April 2005

Nkabinde, Sifiso

  • ZA-COM-08311
  • Person
  • 1960 - 23 January 1999
Chairman of DCO Mathewane Youth Organisation, member of the African National Congress Self Defence Unit (SDU), chairman of the African National Congress' Richmond branch, Secretary General of the African National Congress in the KwaZulu Natal Midlands region.

Okumu, Washington Aggrey Jalang'o

  • ZA-COM-08309
  • Person
  • 21 February 1936 - 1 November 2016
Kenyan diplomat, politician, academic and author, who rose to fame as the mediator that convinced the Inkatha Freedom Party's leader, Mangosuthu Buthelezi, to be part of South Africa's democratic elections in 1994, thereby ensuring a peaceful transition for South Africa's politics.

Poto, Victor

  • ZA-COM-08307
  • Person
  • 1897 - 1974
Transkeian Chief.

Reddy, Enuga Sreenivasulu

  • ZA-COM-08305
  • Person
  • 1 July 1924 -
Political activist in the South African freedom movement, author and director of the United Nations (UN) Centre against apartheid.

Rathebe, Dolly

  • ZA-COM-08304
  • Person
  • 2 April 1928 - 16 September 2004

Resha, Matabello Magdeline

  • ZA-COM-08303
  • Person
  • 5 May 1923 - September 2003
Nurse, former member of the African National Congress and the African National Congress Women's League. She organized meetings for the adoption of the Freedom Charter in 1955.

Rhoodie, Eschel Mostert

  • ZA-COM-08302
  • Person
  • 11 July 1933 - 17 July 1993
South African civil servant, public relations man and spin doctor most famous as being one of the key players in the 1978 to 1979 Information scandal, also known as Infogate or Muldergate.

Sen, Hans

  • ZA-COM-08290
  • Person

Taruc, Luis Mangalus

  • ZA-COM-08288
  • Person
  • 21 June 1913 - 4 May 2005
Filipino political figure.

Sibeko, David Maphgumzana

  • ZA-COM-08287
  • Person
  • 26 August 1938 - 12 June 1979
Journalist and political prisoner.

Skosana, Maki

  • ZA-COM-08282
  • Person
  • 1961 - 20 July 1985

Smuts, Mudene Dene

  • ZA-COM-08280
  • Person
  • 13 July 1949 - 21 April 2016
South African politician. She was a member of Parliament for the Democratic Alliance, serving in various capacities, including as Shadow Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development.

South African Development Community (SADC)

  • ZA-COM-08274
  • Corporate body
Founded on 17 August 1992. It is an inter-governmental organization headquartered in Gaborone, Botswana. Its goal is to further socio-economic cooperation and integration as well as political and security cooperation among 16 Southern African countries.

Thatcher, Dennis

  • ZA-COM-08267
  • Person
  • 10 May 1915 - 26 June 2003

Wilkins, Roger

  • ZA-COM-08252
  • Person
  • 29 January 1932 - 26 March 2017
African-American civil rights leader, professor of history and journalist.
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