Eugene Raymond
Major-General Eugene Raymond SSA SM (born 1923) was a South African military commander. A medical doctor, he joined the South African Army's medical corps in 1952, and was appointed Surgeon-Gene...
Johannes de Klerk
Johannes "Jan'" de Klerk, DMS (22 July 1903 – 24 January 1979) was a South African politician. He was the father of Frederik Willem de Klerk, the last State President of South Africa.As a member of th...
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Daniel Theron
Daniël Johannes Stephanus "Danie" Theron, (9 May 1872 - 5 September 1900) was a Boer Army military leader. Born in Tulbagh, Cape Colony, he was raised in Bethlehem, Orange Free State. He is best kno...
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Stephanus Le Roux Marais
Stephanus Le Roux Marais (born 1896, Bloemfontein district, Orange Free State, South Africa, died 25 May 1979, Graaff-Reinet) was a South African composer. He studied at the South African College of ...
Louis Pienaar
Louis Pienaar (26 June 1926 – 5 November 2012) was a South African lawyer and diplomat. He was the last white administrator of South-West Africa, from 1985 through Namibian independence in 1990. Piena...
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Louis Serrurier
Louis Roy Serrurier (7 February 1905 – 16 January 1990) was a South African cricketer who played first-class cricket in England and South Africa in the 1920s and 1930s. He was born in Sea Point, Cape ...
Piet Malan
Pieter Malan (born 13 February 1919 in Parys, South Africa), more commonly known simply as Piet, played rugby union for the then Transvaal province as well as the Springbok rugby teams. He played the ...
Huguenots in South Africa
A large number of white people in South Africa are descended from Huguenots. Most of these originally settled in the Cape Colony, but were absorbed into the Afrikaner and Afrikaans population, because...
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Sarel Cilliers
Charl (Sarel) Arnoldus Cilliers (1801–1871) was a Voortrekker leader and a preacher. With Andries Pretorius, he led the Boers to a huge victory over the Zulus at the Battle of Blood River in 1838. In ...
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Lejeanne Marais
Lejeanne Marais (born 25 October 1989) is a South African figure skater. She is a five-time (2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013) South African national champion. She was formerly coached mainly by her mothe...
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Juanita du Plessis
Juanita du Plessis (née Naude) is a famous Afrikaans singer, born on 26 April 1972 in Windhoek, Namibia. She became known for her song Ska-Rumba. Du Plessis' singing career began in 1998 with her debu...
Hannes Marais
Johannes Frederick Klopper "Hannes" Marais (born 21 September 1941) is a former South African rugby captain. He was capped 35 times, scoring one try.
Marais was born in the town of Somerset East a...
Petrus Johann du Toit
Petrus Johann du Toit (16 March 1888 – 13 November 1967) was a noted South African veterinary scientist and the successor of Arnold Theiler as Director of Veterinary Services at Onderstepoort between ...
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Totius (poet)
Jacob Daniël du Toit (21 February 1877 – 1 July 1953), better known by his pen name Totius, was an Afrikaner poet.
The poet D.J. Opperman (Awper-mun) compiled brief biographical notes in Afrikaans...
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Jan F. E. Celliers
Jan Francois Elias Celliers, almost universally known as Jan F.E. Celliers, but occasionally as Jan F.E. Cilliers (12 January 1865 – 1 June 1940) was an Afrikaans-language poet, essayist, dramatist a...
Ben Viljoen
Benjamin Johannes "Ben" Viljoen (7 September 1869 – 14 January 1917) was a general in the Boer army. He was born in a cave in the Wodehouse district of the Cape Colony to Susanna Magdalena Storm and W...
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Daniel du Toit
Daniel du Toit was a South African astronomer.He discovered or co-discovered a number of comets, including 57P/du Toit-Neujmin-Delporte, 66P/du Toit, 79P/du Toit-Hartley. He worked at Boyden Observato...
I. D. du Plessis
Izak David du Plessis, who published under the name I. D. du Plessis (25 June 1900, in Cape Town, South Africa – 11 December 1981 in Cape Town), was an Afrikaans-language writer. A successful writer i...
Marais Viljoen
Marais Viljoen (2 December 1915 – 4 January 2007) was the last ceremonial State President of South Africa from 4 June 1979 until 3 September 1984. Viljoen became the last of the ceremonial presidents ...
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D. F. Malherbe
Daniël Francois Malherbe or (as he is generally known) D.F. Malherbe (28 May 1881 - 12 April 1969), was an Afrikaans-language novelist, poet, dramatist, and scholar.He was born in Dal Josafat in the C...
Morné du Plessis
Morné du Plessis (born 21 October 1949 Transvaal (now Gauteng) is a former South African rugby union player often described as one of the Springboks' most successful captains. During the five years fr...
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Marius Joubert
Marius Charl Joubert (born 10 July 1979 in Paarl, Western Cape) is a South African rugby union player who plays as a centre for Natal Sharks in the Super 15. He has previously played for the Boland Ca...
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