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Famous Graves in South Africa

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Nelson Mandela

18 Jul 1918 – 5 Dec 2013

Nelson Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary,...

Qunu, OR Tambo District Municipality, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Christiaan Barnard

8 Nov 1922 – 2 Sep 2001

Medical Pioneer. He was the world renowned South African doctor...

Beaufort West, Central Karoo District Municipality, Western Cape, South Africa

Peter Brown

1837 – 10 Sep 1894

Basuto War Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Sweden, he served as...

Maitland, City of Cape Town Metropolitan Municipality, Western Cape, South Africa

Horace Henry Glasock

16 Oct 1880 – 20 Oct 1916

2nd Boer War Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in London, England,...

Maitland, City of Cape Town Metropolitan Municipality, Western Cape, South Africa

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Winston Gama

1962 – 22 Nov 2004

Actor. Gama who was from Johannesburg, South Africa, played in...

Soweto, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng, South Africa

James Langley Dalton

1831 – 8 Jan 1887

Zulu Wars Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in London, England, He...

Port Elizabeth, Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Henry Harbord “Breaker” Morant

9 Dec 1864 – 27 Feb 1902

Soldier, Poet. He freely invented details he told about his...

Pretoria, City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng, South Africa

Horace Edward Ramsden

15 Dec 1878 – 3 Aug 1948

Second Boer War Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Chester,...

Maitland, City of Cape Town Metropolitan Municipality, Western Cape, South Africa

Frederick Miller

10 Nov 1831 – 17 Feb 1874

Crimean War Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Radway, England, he...

Mowbray, City of Cape Town Metropolitan Municipality, Western Cape, South Africa

Frederick Hugh Sherston Roberts

8 Jan 1872 – 17 Dec 1899

2nd Boer War II Victoria Cross Medal Recipient. He served as a...

uThukela District Municipality, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

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Ramolao Makhene

1947 – 13 Jul 2003

Actor. Born in South Africa, he was a stage and film performer...

Soweto, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng, South Africa

Charles Herbert Mullins

28 Jun 1869 – 24 Mar 1916

Second Boer War Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Grahamstown,...

Grahamstown, Sarah Baartman District Municipality, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Shaka Zulu

1787 – 23 Sep 1828

African Military Leader. Shaka "King of the Zulus" was a strong...

Stanger, iLembe District Municipality, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

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Herman Albrecht

1876 – 6 Jan 1900

2nd Boer War Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Burgersdorp, South...

Ladysmith, uThukela District Municipality, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

David Reginald Younger

17 Mar 1871 – 10 Jul 1900

2nd Boer War Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Edinburgh,...

Krugersdorp, West Rand District Municipality, Gauteng, South Africa

Bantu Steven “Steve” Biko

12 Dec 1946 – 12 Sep 1977

South African Black Leader. Biko founded the Black Consciousness...

King William's Town, Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality, Eastern Cape, South Africa

John Frederick McCrea

2 Apr 1854 – 16 Jul 1894

Basuto War Victoria Cross Recipient. He was gazetted for the...

Kokstad, Harry Gwala District Municipality, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Robert James Thomas Digby-Jones

27 Sep 1876 – 6 Jan 1900

Second Boer War Victoria Cross Recipient. A native of Scotland,...

Ladysmith, uThukela District Municipality, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

1LT Teignmouth Melvill

8 Sep 1842 – 22 Jan 1879

British Officer, Zulu War, Victoria Cross Awardee. Lt. Melvill...

King Cetshwayo District Municipality, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

COL Anthony William Durnford

24 May 1830 – 22 Jan 1879

British Officer, Zulu War. Lt. Col. Durnford was a colorful...

Pietermaritzburg, uMgungundlovu District Municipality, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

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