Manie Maritz
Manie Maritz (1876–1940) and also known as Gerrit Maritz was a Boer General during the Second Boer War and a leading rebel of the 1914 Maritz Rebellion.
Maritz was born in Kimberley, Northern Cap...
Willem Johannes Leyds
Willem Johannes Leyds (Magelang, Dutch East Indies, 1 May 1859 – The Hague, Netherlands, 14 May 1940) was a Dutch lawyer and statesman, who made a career as State Attorney (1884-1889) and State ...
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Paul Kruger
Stephanus Johannes Paulus "Paul" Kruger (/ˈkruːɡər/; [ˈkryχər]; 10 October 1825 – 14 July 1904) was a political and military leader who served as President of the South African Republic (or Transvaal)...
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Francis William Reitz
Francis William Reitz, Jr. (Swellendam, 5 October 1844 – Cape Town, 27 March 1934) was a South African lawyer, politician, statesman, publicist and poet, member of parliament of the Cape Colony, Chief...
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Marthinus Nikolaas Ras
Marthinus Nikolaas Ras (18 January 1853 – 21 February 1900) was a South African farmer, soldier, and gun-maker who is considered the father of South African Artillery.
He served in the First Boer ...
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Josef Johannes "Jopie" Fourie
Josef Johannes "Jopie" Fourie (August 20, 1878 – December 20, 1914), usually known as Jopie Fourie, was a scout and dispatch rider during the Boer War. He was executed by firing squad during the Rebe...
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Willem Eduard Bok
Willem Eduard Bok, also known as W. Eduard Bok (Den Burg, Texel, Netherlands, 28 June 1846 – Johannesburg, Transvaal Colony, 1 November 1904) was a Dutch-born South African Boer politician, civi...
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Schalk Willem Burger
Schalk Willem Burger (6 September 1852 – 5 December 1918) was a South African military leader, lawyer, and statesman, and was acting President of the South African Republic from 1900 to 1902, whilst P...
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Andries Pretorius
Andries Wilhelmus Jacobus Pretorius (27 November 1798 – 23 July 1853) was a leader of the Boers who was instrumental in the creation of the South African Republic, as well as the earlier but short-liv...
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Camillo Ricchiardi
Giuseppe Camillo Pietro Richiardi or Ricchiardi (Alba, 1865 – Casablanca, 1940) was an Italian journalist, adventurer and soldier.
Born to Giovanni and Rosa (née Volpino), he attended the Modena M...
Jan Smuts in the South African Republic
Field Marshal Jan Christian Smuts, OM, CH, ED, KC, FRS (24 May 1870 – 11 September 1950) was a prominent South African and Commonwealth statesman, military leader, and philosopher. He served as...
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Fritz Joubert Duquesne
Frederick "Fritz" Joubert Duquesne (/duːˈkeɪn/; 21 September 1877 – 24 May 1956), sometimes Du Quesne, was a South African Boer and German soldier, big-game hunter, journalist, and a spy.He fough...
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Nicolas Smit
Nicolaas Jacobus Smit (29 April 1832 – 4 April 1896) was a Boer general and politician. During the First Boer War, he led Boer force to victory during the Battle of Majuba Hill. Signatory to the...
Louis Botha
Louis Botha (27 September 1862 – 27 August 1919) was an Afrikaner and first Prime Minister of the Union of South Africa—the forerunner of the modern South African state. A Boer war hero during the Sec...
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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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Marthinus Wessel Pretorius
The son of the famous Voortrekker leader Andries Pretorius, Marthinus Wessel Pretorius (17 September 1819 – 19 May 1901) was the first president of the South African Republic, and also compiled the c...
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Piet Cronjé
Pieter Arnoldus Cronjé, commonly known as Piet Cronjé (/krɒnˈjɛər/ kron-YAIR; 4 October 1836 – 4 February 1911) was a general of the South African Republic's military forces during the Anglo-Boe...
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Jan Kemp (general)
Jan Christoffel Greyling Kemp (10 June 1872 – 31 December 1946) was a South African Boer officer, rebel general and South African politician.
Jan Kemp was born in the present Amersfoort district, ...
Jan Willem Spruyt
Jan Willem Spruyt (4 July 1826 in Uithoorn, Netherlands – 8 September 1908 in Inanda, Natal), also known as Jan Willem Spruijt and Jan Willem Landskroon Spruijt (birthname), was a South African civil ...
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Niko Bagration
Niko Bagrationi (Georgian: ნიკო ბაგრატიონი; Russian: Николай Багратион, Nikolay Georgievich Bagration) (1868–1933) was a Georgian nobleman who fought as a volunteer officer in the Boer army du...
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Christian Frederick Beyers
Christiaan Beyers (23 September 1869 – 8 December 1914) was a Boer general during the Second Boer War.
As a young man, he went to the Transvaal, where he took a prominent part on the Boer side in ...
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Hendrik Potgieter
Andries Hendrik Potgieter, known as Hendrik Potgieter (19 December 1792 – 16 December 1852) was a Voortrekker leader and the last known Champion of the Potgieter family. He served as the first head of...
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Jan Smuts
Jan Christiaan Smuts OM CH DTD ED KC FRS PC (24 May 1870 – 11 September 1950) was a prominent South African and British Commonwealth statesman, military leader and philosopher. In addition to holding ...
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Stephanus Schoeman
Commandant-General Stephanus Schoeman (14 March 1810 – 1890) was State President of the South African Republic (ZAR - Transvaal), from 6 December 1860 until 17 April 1862. His red hair, fiery tempera...
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John MacBride
Major John MacBride (sometimes mistranscribed as McBride) (7 May 1868 – 5 May 1916) was an Irish republican executed by the British for his participation in the 1916 Easter Rising.
John MacBr...
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