Sol Plaatje (Solomon Tshekisho Plaatje) was born in the Free State Province near the town of Boshof in 1876. He attended school at Pniel, a mission station near Kimberley. Sol Plaatje became one of the notable leaders of his generation in South Africa. As the first general secretary of the African National Congress (ANC) that …
List of presidents of South Africa, All the presidents of South Africa since 1961
Jacob Zuma, President of South Africa, President of African National Congress. Zuma is a popular Zulu leader who served time with Mandela on Robben Island. Jacob Zuma
Amsterdam-born South African Prime Minister Hendrik Verwoerd who introduced Apartheid. During Verwoerd’s term of office shootings at Sharpeville occurred. Dr. H F Verwoerd
Anglican Archbishop Tutu of South Africa. Desmond Tutu opposed Apartheid in SA even via the channels of the World Council of Churhes. Bishop Desmond Tutu
Pierre van Ryneveld established South African Air Force in 1920. During First World War Pierre van Ryneveld flew for the Royal Flying Corps.
Famous film star Charlize Theron was born in South Africa. Charlize Theron was nominated 4th sexiest women in the world by FMM in 2001
Jan Smuts, South African Prime Minister and Privy Councillor of British War Cabinet, Smuts wrote preamble to constitution of League of Nations. General Jan Smuts
The veterinary pioneer of South Africa, Arnold Theiler was born in Switzerland. Sir Arnold Theiler played a major role at Onderstepoort in Pretoria.
Cecil John Rhodes was born in Britain and moved to South Africa, Rhodes became extremely rich and Rhodes played an important role in politics.