First, Ruth

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First, Ruth

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  • Slovo, Ruth (née First)

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Dates of existence

1925–1982

History

Academic, journalist and anti-apartheid and women’s rights activist. Married Joe Slovo, 1949. Met Mandela while attending the University of the Witwatersrand. Arrested, charged and then acquitted in the Treason Trial. Fled to Swaziland with her children during the 1960 State of Emergency. Detained in solitary confinement for ninety days in 1963 and fled to the UK on her release. Lived in exile in Mozambique from 1977 and was killed by a parcel bomb there on 17 August 1982.

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First, Matilda ()

Identifier of the related entity

ZA-COM-00242

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family

Type of relationship

First, Matilda is the child of First, Ruth

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First, Julius

Identifier of the related entity

ZA-COM-00243

Category of the relationship

family

Type of relationship

First, Julius is the parent of First, Ruth

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Daughter of Julias and Matilda

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First, Ronald Martin

Identifier of the related entity

ZA-COM-00256

Category of the relationship

family

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First, Ronald Martin is the sibling of First, Ruth

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Slovo, Joe (1926–1995)

Identifier of the related entity

ZA-COM-00146

Category of the relationship

family

Type of relationship

Slovo, Joe is the spouse of First, Ruth

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ZA-COM-00280

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