79 Notable alumni of
University of Stellenbosch

The University of Stellenbosch is 662nd in the world, 12th in Africa, and 4th in South Africa by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 79 notable alumni from the University of Stellenbosch sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Mike Horn

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    Mike Horn
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1966-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    explorer
    Biography

    Michael Horn is a South African-born Swiss professional explorer and adventurer. Born in Johannesburg, South Africa he currently resides in Château d'Œx, Switzerland. He studied Human Movement Science at Stellenbosch University in Western Cape, South Africa. Horn is currently undertaking his latest expedition Pole2Pole, a two-year circumnavigation of the globe via the two poles.

  2. Thabo Mbeki

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    Thabo Mbeki
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1942-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    politicianeconomist
    Biography

    Thabo Mvuyelwa Mbeki is a South African politician who served as the second president of South Africa from 16 June 1999 to 24 September 2008. On 20 September 2008, with about nine months left in his second term, Mbeki announced his resignation after being recalled by the National Executive Committee of the ANC, following a conclusion by judge C. R. Nicholson of improper interference in the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), including the prosecution of Jacob Zuma for corruption. On 12 January 2009, the Supreme Court of Appeal unanimously overturned judge Nicholson's judgement but the resignation stood.

  3. Jan Christiaan Smuts

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    Jan Christiaan Smuts
    Years
    1870-1950 (aged 80)
    Occupations
    botanistmilitary officerlawyerpoliticianphilosopher
    Biography

    Field Marshal Jan Christian Smuts, OM, CH, DTD, ED, PC, KC, FRS was a South African statesman, military leader and philosopher. In addition to holding various military and cabinet posts, he served as prime minister of the Union of South Africa from 1919 to 1924 and 1939 to 1948.

  4. Johann Rupert

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    Johann Rupert
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1950-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    entrepreneurbusinessperson
    Biography

    Johann Peter Rupert is a South African-born entrepreneur, who is the eldest son of business tycoon Anton Rupert and his wife Huberte. He is the chairman of the Swiss-based luxury-goods company Richemont and the South Africa-based company Remgro. As of 1 April 2010, he assumed the CEO position of Compagnie Financiere Richemont. Together with his family, he was estimated to be worth $5.9 billion as of April 2019, and was ranked as the second wealthiest person in South Africa on the Forbes list of The World's Billionaires of 2019, with his fortune reported as having declined from US$7.3 billion. Rupert and family were ranked as the second-richest in South Africa on the 2020 Forbes list, with a fortune reported as US$5.4 billion.

  5. Jonathan Trott

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    Jonathan Trott
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1981-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    cricketer
    Biography

    Ian Jonathan Leonard Trott is a South African-born English former professional cricketer who played international cricket for the England cricket team. Domestically, he played for Warwickshire County Cricket Club as well as playing in South Africa and New Zealand. He was ICC and ECB Cricketer of the Year in 2011.

  6. Daniel François Malan

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    Daniel François Malan
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1874-1959 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    ministerpolitician
    Biography

    Daniël François Malan, PC was a South African politician who served as Prime Minister of South Africa from 1948 to 1954. The National Party implemented the system of apartheid, which enforced racial segregation laws. The foundations of apartheid were firmly laid down during his tenure as Prime Minister.

  7. James Barry Munnik Hertzog

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    James Barry Munnik Hertzog
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1866-1942 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    politicianmilitary personnel
    Biography

    General James Barry Munnik Hertzog, better known as Barry Hertzog or J. B. M. Hertzog, was a South African politician and soldier.

  8. Schalk Brits

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    Schalk Brits
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1981-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    rugby union player
    Biography

    Schalk Burger Brits is a South African former professional rugby union player who last played for the South Africa national team and the Bulls in Super Rugby. He primarily played as a hooker. He was part of the 2019 Rugby World Cup-winning team.

  9. Naledi Pandor

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    Naledi Pandor
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1953-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Grace Naledi Mandisa Pandor is a South African politician, educator and academic serving as the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation since 2019. She has served as a Member of Parliament (MP) for the African National Congress (ANC) since 1994.

  10. Josh Strauss

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    Josh Strauss
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1986-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    rugby union player
    Biography

    Josh Strauss is a South African-born Scotland international rugby union footballer who currently plays for South African Super Rugby side Bulls. His regular playing position is either flanker or eighthman.

  11. Edwin Cameron

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    Edwin Cameron
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1953-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    judgelawyer
    Biography

    Edwin Cameron is a retired judge who served as a Justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa. He is well known for his HIV/AIDS and gay-rights activism and was hailed by Nelson Mandela as "one of South Africa's new heroes". President Ramaphosa appointed him as Inspecting Judge of Correctional Services from 1 January 2020 and in October 2019 he was elected Chancellor of Stellenbosch University.

  12. Nicolaas Johannes Diederichs

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    Nicolaas Johannes Diederichs
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1903-1978 (aged 75)
    Occupations
    politicianminister
    Biography

    Nicolaas Johannes "Nico" Diederichs served as the third State President of South Africa from 1975 to 1978.

  13. Danie Craven

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    Danie Craven
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1910-1993 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    rugby union player
    Biography

    Daniël Hartman Craven was a South African rugby union player (1931–38), national coach, national and international rugby administrator, academic, and author. Popularly known as Danie, Doc, or Mr Rugby, Craven's appointment from 1949 to 1956 as coach of the Springboks signalled "one of the most successful spells in South African rugby history" during which the national team won 74% of their matches. While as a player Craven is mostly remembered as one of rugby's greatest dive-passing scrumhalves ever, he had also on occasion been selected to play for the Springboks as a centre, fly-half, No.8, and full-back. As the longest-serving President of the South African Rugby Board (1956–93) and chairman of the International Rugby Board (1962, 1973, 1979), Craven became one of the best-known and most controversial rugby administrators. In 1969, Craven sparked outrage among anti-apartheid activists when he said, "There will be a black springbok over my dead body".

  14. Ole Schröder

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    Ole Schröder
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1971-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Ole Schröder is a German politician and member of the CDU. From 2009 until 2018, he served as Parliamentary State Secretary in the German Federal Ministry of the Interior.

  15. Cornelis Jacobus Langenhoven

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    Cornelis Jacobus Langenhoven
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1873-1932 (aged 59)
    Occupations
    poetwritertranslatorlawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Cornelis Jacobus Langenhoven, who published under his initials C.J. Langenhoven, was a South African poet who played a major role in the development of Afrikaans literature and cultural history. His poetry was one of the then young language's foremost promoters. He is best known for writing the words for the national anthem of South Africa, "Die Stem van Suid-Afrika", which was used during the apartheid era. He was affectionately known as Sagmoedige Neelsie (Gentle Neelsie) or Kerneels. His childhood friend who helped him get into poetry was called Hans Conrodius van Zyl.

  16. Andries Treurnicht

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    Andries Treurnicht
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1921-1993 (aged 72)
    Occupations
    ministerpolitician
    Biography

    Andries Petrus Treurnicht was a South African politician, Minister of Education during the Soweto Riots and for a short time leader of the National Party in Transvaal. In 1982 he founded and led the Conservative Party of South Africa whose successes among the white electorate made him Leader of the Opposition in 1987, a position he retained until his death.

  17. Jo-Ann Strauss

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    Jo-Ann Strauss
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1981-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    television presenterbusinesspersonmodelbeauty pageant contestantactor
    Biography

    Jo-Ann Cindy Strauss is a South African model, public speaker and businesswoman. In 2001, she represented her country as Miss South Africa at the Miss Universe pageant in Puerto Rico as well as at the Miss World pageant hosted at Sun City in her home country in 2001. She was featured in the 2001 music video of the Irish pop group Westlife's single "When You're Looking Like That".

  18. Beyers Naudé

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    Beyers Naudé
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1915-2004 (aged 89)
    Occupations
    ministertheologianuniversity teacheractivist
    Biography

    Christiaan Frederick Beyers Naudé was a South African cleric, theologian and the leading Afrikaner anti-apartheid activist. He was known simply as Beyers Naudé, or more colloquially, Oom Bey (Afrikaans for "Uncle Bey").

  19. Theophilus Ebenhaezer Dönges

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    Theophilus Ebenhaezer Dönges
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1898-1968 (aged 70)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Theophilus Ebenhaezer Dönges (8 March 1898 – 10 January 1968) was a South African politician who was elected State President of South Africa, but died before he could take office, aged 69.

  20. Theuns Jordaan

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    Theuns Jordaan
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1971-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    singer-songwriterguitaristsinger
    Biography

    Groot Seun Theuns is a South African singer and songwriter.

  21. Heinz Winckler

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    Heinz Winckler
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1978-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    singer
    Biography

    Heinz Carl Heinrich Winckler is a South African singer and the winner of the first series of South African Idols and is also an actor.

  22. Breyton Paulse

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    Breyton Paulse
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1976-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    rugby union player
    Biography

    Breyton Paulse is a South African former rugby union player who played on the wing for the national team, the Springboks, from 1999 to 2007. He played 64 test matches for South Africa, scoring 26 tries.

  23. Jacobus Johannes Fouché

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    Jacobus Johannes Fouché
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1898-1980 (aged 82)
    Occupations
    politicianminister
    Biography

    Jacobus Johannes "Jim" Fouché, DMS, also known as J. J. Fouché, was a South African politician who served as the second State President of South Africa from 1968 to 1975.

  24. Calle Schlettwein

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    Calle Schlettwein
    Born in
    Namibia Flag Namibia
    Years
    1954-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    politicianentomologist
    Biography

    Carl-Hermann Gustav "Calle" Schlettwein is a Namibian politician who has served in the country's cabinet since 2012. In March 2020, he was appointed the Minister of Agriculture, Water and Land Reform after serving as the Minister of Finance from 2015 to 2020 and previously as the Minister of Trade and Industry from 2012 to 2015.

  25. Riaan Cruywagen

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    Riaan Cruywagen
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1945-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    voice actornews presenterjournalist
    Biography

    Riaan Cruywagen is a South African television news reader and voice artist who has been associated with the South African Broadcasting Corporation since its first television broadcasts in 1975. Cruywagen continued to present the Afrikaans news on the SABC network every weeknight until his final broadcast on SABC 2 on 26 November 2012 at 7pm CAT. He has made approximately 7000 news broadcasts.

  26. Max du Preez

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    Max du Preez
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1951-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    writerjournalist
    Biography

    Max du Preez is a South African author, columnist and documentary filmmaker and was the founding editor of Vrye Weekblad. Vrye Weekblad Online or Vrye Weekblad II was launched on 5 April 2019 again with Max du Preez as editor.

  27. Marlene van Niekerk

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    Marlene van Niekerk
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1954-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    poetwriteruniversity teacher
    Biography

    Marlene van Niekerk is a South African academic, novelist and poet who is best known internationally for her novels Triomf and Agaat. Her graphic and controversial descriptions of a poor Afrikaner family in Johannesburg in Triomf brought her to the forefront of a post-apartheid society still struggling to come to terms with all the changes in South Africa. This novel was made into an award-winning film, likewise called Triomf, in 2008, directed by Michael Raeburn.

  28. Siyabonga Cwele

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    Siyabonga Cwele
    Years
    20th Century
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Siyabonga Cyprian Cwele is a South African doctor and politician, a long-serving member of the African National Congress. He has held various ministerial positions and served as the Minister of Home Affairs from 2018 to 2019.

  29. Grant Hattingh

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    Grant Hattingh
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1990-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    rugby union player
    Biography

    Grant Neil Hattingh is a rugby union player who plays as a lock, flanker or eighthman for Japanese sides the Sunwolves in Super Rugby and Kobelco Steelers in the Top League.

  30. Job Amupanda

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    Job Amupanda
    Years
    1987-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Job Shipululo Amupanda is a Namibian activist and politician who is the current Mayor of the City of Windhoek, in office since 2 December 2020. Previously, he was an academic at the University of Namibia before he co-founded the Affirmative Repositioning movement, a movement setup by radical youth activists of the SWAPO Party Youth League in November 2014.

  31. Albert Hertzog

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    Albert Hertzog
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1899-1982 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Johannes Albertus Munnik Hertzog was an Afrikaner politician, cabinet minister, and founding leader of the Herstigte Nasionale Party. He was the son of J. B. M. (Barry) Hertzog, a former Prime Minister of the Union of South Africa.

  32. Neil de Kock

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    Neil de Kock
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1978-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    rugby union player
    Biography

    Neil de Kock (born 20 November 1978) is a retired rugby union footballer who last played at scrum half for Saracens. He has claimed ten caps for South Africa. Before moving to the Guinness Premiership in 2006 he had gained a reputation for hard work and personal integrity from his days in South African rugby, representing Western Province and the Super Rugby franchise the Stormers, having started his professional career at the Griffons.

  33. Eric Louw

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    Eric Louw
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1890-1968 (aged 78)
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomat
    Biography

    Eric Hendrik Louw was a South African diplomat and politician. He served as the Minister of Finance from 1954 to 1956, and as the Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1955 to 1963.

  34. Mark Nigrini

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    Mark Nigrini
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1957-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    mathematicianstatistician
    Biography

    Mark J. Nigrini, born in Cape Town, South Africa, is an Associate Professor of Accounting at the College of Business and Economics at West Virginia University in Morgantown, West Virginia.

  35. Tinus du Plessis

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    Tinus du Plessis
    Born in
    Namibia Flag Namibia
    Years
    1984-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    rugby union player
    Biography

    Tinus du Plessis is a Namibian rugby union player and a member of the Namibia national rugby union team. He is a back-row player who plays on both flanks and at number eight.

  36. Hennie Aucamp

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    Hennie Aucamp
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1934-2014 (aged 80)
    Occupations
    poetwriter
    Biography

    Hennie Aucamp was a South African Afrikaans poet, short story writer, cabaretist and academic. He grew up on a farm in the Stormberg highlands and matriculated at Jamestown, Eastern Cape before continuing his higher education at the University of Stellenbosch. He died in Cape Town at age 80 on 20 March 2014 after suffering a stroke.

  37. Dene Smuts

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    Dene Smuts
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1949-2016 (aged 67)
    Occupations
    politicianauthorjournalisteditor
    Biography

    Mudene "Dene" Smuts was a South African politician. She was a member of Parliament for the Democratic Alliance, serving in various capacities, including as Shadow Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development.

  38. Pieter-Jan van Lill

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    Pieter-Jan van Lill
    Born in
    Namibia Flag Namibia
    Years
    1983-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    rugby union player
    Biography

    Pieter-Jan van Lill is a Namibian rugby union player. Van Lill was on the Namibian squads for the 2011, 2015 & 2019 Rugby World Cup.

  39. Joan Hambidge

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    Joan Hambidge
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1956-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    poetwriter
    Biography

    Joan Helene Hambidge, is an Afrikaans poet, literary theorist and academic. She is a prolific poet in Afrikaans, controversial as a public figure and critic and notorious for her out-of-the-closet style of writing. Her theoretic contributions deal mainly with Roland Barthes, deconstruction, postmodernism, psychoanalysis and metaphysics.

  40. Jan Pickard

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    Jan Pickard
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1927-1998 (aged 71)
    Occupations
    rugby union player
    Biography

    Jan Albertus Jacobus Pickard was a South African rugby union international who played as a lock. Born in Paarl and a product of Stellenbosch University, Pickard made his provincial debut for Western Province in 1951. He is the grandfather of Francois Louw, who also played for Western Province and South Africa. Pickard was selected to represent South Africa on the 1951–52 tour of Great Britain and France, although he was not selected for any of the Test matches. His first appearance in a Test match came in September 1953, against Australia in Durban. South Africa won the game 18–8, this was followed by a further victory over Australia a week later—a 22–9 victory in Port Elizabeth, which Pickard also took part in. The next time Pickard was selected for South Africa was for the 1956 tour of Australia and New Zealand. He was selected to play in the second Test of the four match series against New Zealand and played as a number eight in an 8–3 South Africa victory. Pickard made his final appearance for South Africa in August 1958 against France at Ellis Park in Johannesburg. France won the game 9–5, with Pickard playing in his usual position at Lock. Pickard died in Cape Town in May 1998 at the age of 70.

  41. Jacobie Adriaanse

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    Jacobie Adriaanse
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1985-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    rugby union player
    Biography

    Jacobus Petrus Adriaanse is a former South African rugby union player that played first class rugby between 2008 and 2019 and represented the Emerging Springboks internationally. His regular position is tighthead prop.

  42. Jannie Engelbrecht

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    Jannie Engelbrecht
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1938-.. (age 83)
    Occupations
    rugby union player
    Biography

    Jannie Engelbrecht was a Springbok rugby player who represented his country from 1960 to 1969. He gained a reputation for tenacity as a result of scoring two tries during a vital 1964 provincial match despite having broken his collarbone earlier in the game.

  43. Simoné Nortmann

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    Simoné Nortmann
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1990-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Simoné Pretorius is a South African film, television, and theatre actor, who is known for portraying Irma Humpel in the 2016 Afrikaans biographical film Vir die voëls, for which she gained prominence and international recognition. She is also renowned for her role as Jony in Kyknet's award-winning mockumentary, HOTEL, for which she received a nomination for a South African Film and Television Award for Best Actress in a TV Comedy in 2018. Her break-out role was as Nadia Croukamp on 7de Laan (2013–2015) which brought her an award from the Royalty Soapie Awards in 2014 for Best Newcomer.

  44. Anton van Zyl

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    Anton van Zyl
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1980-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    rugby union player
    Biography

    Anton van Zyl is a South African rugby union footballer. He currently plays for Western Province in the Currie Cup.

  45. Coenie van Wyk

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    Coenie van Wyk
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1988-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    rugby union player
    Biography

    Coenraad George van Wyk is a South African rugby union footballer. He plays either as a fly-half or full-back. Currently, he represents Toshiba Brave Lupus in the Japanese Top League. He has previously played Currie Cup and Vodacom Cup rugby for Western Province, Griquas, the Pumas, the Free State Cheetahs and the Griffons, Super Rugby for the Lions and the Cheetahs and Varsity Cup rugby for Maties.

  46. Ntsiki Biyela

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    Ntsiki Biyela
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1978-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    winemakerbusinessperson
    Biography

    Ntsiki Biyela is a South African winemaker and businesswoman who runs Aslina wines. Previously, she was head winemaker at Stellekaya Wines, where Biyela became the first black female winemaker in South Africa.

  47. Paul Sauer

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    Paul Sauer
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1898-1976 (aged 78)
    Occupations
    winegrowerpolitician
    Biography

    Paul Oliver Sauer was a South African Cabinet Minister and lifelong member of the National Party.

  48. Jürgen Visser

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    Jürgen Visser
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1989-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    rugby union player
    Biography

    Petrus Jurgen Visser is a South African rugby union footballer whose usual position is full back. He represented Western Province in 2010 before moving to Pretoria, where he played for the Blue Bulls in the domestic Currie Cup and Vodacom Cup competitions and for the Bulls in Super Rugby.

  49. Glenn Babb

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    Glenn Babb
    Years
    1943-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomat
    Biography

    Glenn Robin Ware Babb is a former politician and diplomat for the former apartheid government in South Africa. More recently he has been a businessman and entrepreneur. From 1985 to 1987 he had a high-profile posting in Canada where he was his government's ambassador to Ottawa and made frequent public statements against the anti-apartheid movement and in defence of his government and in opposition to the movement for economic sanctions on and disinvestment from South Africa that the Canadian government was leading internationally.

  50. Sir David Graaff, 3rd Baronet

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    Sir David Graaff, 3rd Baronet
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1940-2015 (aged 75)
    Occupations
    minister
    Biography

    Sir David de Villiers Graaff, 3rd Baronet, was a South African businessman and owner of De Grendel Wine Estate.

  51. Mikro

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    Mikro
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1903-1968 (aged 65)
    Occupations
    poetwriter
    Biography

    Christoffel Hermanus Kühn was a South African author and poet who published under the pseudonym "Mikro" in Afrikaans. Kühn was born at "Van Reenensplaas" in Williston district of the former Cape Colony (later province of South Africa).

  52. Dan J. Stein

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    Dan J. Stein
    Years
    1962-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    psychiatristprofessor
    Biography

    Dan Joseph Stein is Professor and Chair of the Dept of Psychiatry and Mental Health at the University of Cape Town, and Director of the South African MRC Unit on Risk & Resilience in Mental Disorders. Stein was the Director of UCT's early Brain and Behaviour Initiative, and was the inaugural Scientific Director of UCT's later Neuroscience Institute.|He has also been a Visiting Professor at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in the United States.

  53. Pat Barnard

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    Pat Barnard
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1981-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    rugby union player
    Biography

    Patrick Christian "Pat" Barnard is an English-qualified rugby union player who last played for CA Brive in the Top 14.

  54. P. K. Le Roux

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    P. K. Le Roux
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1904-1985 (aged 81)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Pieter Mattheus Kruger Le Roux, generally known as P. K. Le Roux was a South African National Party politician who served as a Cabinet minister between 1958 and 1968, first as Minister of Water Affairs and Agricultural Technical Services and latterly as Minister of the Interior.

  55. André du Pisani

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    André du Pisani
    Born in
    Namibia Flag Namibia
    Years
    1949-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    university teacher
    Biography

    André du Pisani is a Namibian political scientist, author of several books, articles and journals, he has written several conference papers for SADC, the Namibian government and several ministries, he is a Professor at the University of Namibia Department of Political Science. Du Pisani has been a professor at the university since 1998.

  56. Margaret Brenda Vertue

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    Margaret Brenda Vertue
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1951-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    priest
    Biography

    Margaret Brenda Vertue is a South African Anglican bishop. She is the second woman to be elected as a bishop of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa and of the whole African continent, as the diocesan bishop of the Anglican Diocese of False Bay.

  57. Nicky Newton-King

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    Nicky Newton-King
    Years
    1966-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Nicky Newton-King is a corporate finance and securities regulation lawyer and was the first woman Chief Executive Officer in the 125-year history of the Johannesburg Stock exchange (JSE).

  58. Gillian Sanders

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    Gillian Sanders
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1981-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    triathlete
    Biography

    Gillian Sanders is a South African triathlete. She grew up in Pietermaritzburg, and took up triathlon in her youth under the influence of her father and older sister, who both competed in the sport. After competing internationally in age group and junior competition Sanders put her triathlon career on hold whilst studying law at Stellenbosch University, where she competed as a 1500m runner. She resumed triathlon competition after graduating, combining it with legal work. Sanders chose to focus on full-time competition at the end of 2011. She competed in the Women's event at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

  59. F. S. Malan

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    Years
    1871-1941 (aged 70)
    Occupations
    newspaper editorpolitician
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    François Stephanus Malan PC, usually called F. S. Malan or just F. S., was a South African politician.

  60. Karl Bremer

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    Karl Bremer
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    Years
    1885-1953 (aged 68)
    Occupations
    politicianphysician
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    Karl Bremer was a doctor and a South African politician who became the Minister of Health and Social Welfare in South Africa in Dr D. F. Malan's cabinet.

  61. Anrune Liebenberg

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    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1992-.. (age 29)
    Occupations
    athletics competitor
    Biography

    Anrune Liebenberg is a South African para-athlete. She took up athletics in 2010. With her left arm amputated below the elbow, she competes in the T47 disability class. At the 2011 IPC Athletics World Championships she came second in the 400 m but placed sixth in the 200 m. In 2012, she won two medals at the London Paralympics, namely silver in the 400 m and bronze in the 200 m. Later that year these medals were stolen while she was at an airport. At the 2013 World Championships she came second in both the 200 m and the 400 m.

  62. Zandré Jordaan

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    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1987-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    rugby union player
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    Zandré Jordaan is a South African rugby union player for Griquas in the Currie Cup and in the Rugby Challenge. His regular position is a loose-forward.

  63. Marianne du Toit

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    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1970-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    psychologistwriter
    Biography

    Marianne du Toit is a South African adventurer and photographer, notable for her epic journey on horseback and foot from Argentina to New York over a period of 21 months.

  64. Theo Gerdener

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    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1916-2013 (aged 97)
    Occupations
    journalistpoliticianwriter
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    Theodor Johannes Adolph "Theo" Gerdener was a South African politician and author.

  65. Allan du Toit

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    Years
    20th Century
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    Rear Admiral Allan Kendall du Toit, is a retired senior officer of the Royal Australian Navy, who served as Australia's Military Representative to NATO and the European Union from 2013 until his retirement in 2016. Du Toit previously served as the Commander Border Protection Command until being succeeded by Rear Admiral Tim Barrett in February 2010.

  66. Peter Johan Lor

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    Years
    1946-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    teacher
    Biography

    Peter Johan Lor was born in the Netherlands and emigrated to South Africa. He did his studies in Librarianship and Library Science at the University of Stellenbosch and the University of Pretoria in South Africa and at the University of Caen in France. He received a B.Bibl. Honors from the University of Stellenbosch as well as a Masters in Library Science from the University of Pretoria. He also was granted his D.Phil. in Library and Information Science from the University of Pretoria in 1990. In 2008, he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Philosophy from the University of Pretoria for his extraordinary professional work in different associations and as a professor and researcher in Library Science.

  67. Chris Hunsinger

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    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1962-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Chris Hunsinger is a South African politician, a Member of the South African Parliament since 2014, Caucus Whip and Treasurer with the Democratic Alliance (South Africa). He was appointed by the then Leader of the Opposition Mmusi Maimane on 5 June 2019 and retained by the current Leader of the Opposition John Steenhuisen in October 2019 and again in December 2020, as The Shadow Minister of Transport. Hunsinger was re-elected to Parliament on 6 June 2019. He speaks and writes about issues related to consumer and commodity needs in transport, including safety, planning, finance and management with South African road, rail, maritime, and aviation service providers.

  68. Johan Frederik Holleman

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    Years
    1915-2001 (aged 86)
    Occupations
    university teacher
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    Johan 'Hans' Frederik Holleman was a Dutch and South African professor, ethnologist, and legal scholar, best known for his research into the indigenous legal systems of Southern Africa. During his life he published twenty books, including five works of fiction. He also published works using the pseudonyms 'Jacobus van der Blaeswindt' and 'Holmer Johanssen'. He is also known for his photography.

  69. Joan Swart

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    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1965-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    psychologist
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    Joan Swart is a South African psychologist, author, consultant and researcher. Dr. Swart has completed a Masters in Forensic Psychology at the HLC-accredited Walden University and a doctorate at the BPPE-approved Eisner Institute for Professional Studies, based in Encino, California. She is currently a consultant and researcher at the Apsche Institute, based in Leesburg, Virginia.

  70. Butch Lochner

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    Years
    1931-2010 (aged 79)
    Occupations
    rugby union player
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    George Philip "Butch" Lochner was a South African international rugby union player. He made nine appearances for the Springboks between 1955 and 1958, mostly as a number eight. He also scored two tries during his international career, at a time when tries were worth three points. Lochner, who studied agriculture at the University of Stellenbosch, started playing provincial rugby with Western Province in 1951, before moving to Boland in 1954. He made his international debut for South Africa during the 3rd Test of the 1955 British Lions tour at the Loftus Versfeld Stadium, Pretoria. The match was won by the Lions, giving them a 2–1 lead in the four Test series. He was not selected for the 4th Lions Test, but was included in the squad for the 1956 tour of Australia and New Zealand. He played in all six of the tour Tests, including two victories over Australia. After Australia, the Springboks travelled to New Zealand to compete in a four Test Series. Following a loss in Dunedin and a win in Wellington, the series with the All Blacks was level going into the 3rd Test at Lancaster Park, Christchurch. Lochner, playing as a flanker, scored a try as South Africa lost the match 17–10. New Zealand went on to win the series 3–1. He then played in both Tests of France's 1958 tour. He scored a try in the opening match, a 3–3 draw at Newlands Stadium, Cape Town, before making his final appearance as a Springbok in the 2nd Test at Ellis Park, Johannesburg. France won the game to take the series 1–0.

  71. Conrad J. Wethmar

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    Conrad J. Wethmar
    Years
    1943-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    theologian
    Biography

    Conrad Johannes Wethmar is a systematic theologian, reformed theologian and emeritus professor at the University of Pretoria in South Africa. He is guest editor of Verbum et Ecclesia.

  72. Justine Shaw

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    scientist
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    Justine Shaw is an Australian Antarctic researcher, best known for her conservation work on subantarctic islands, currently working at the University of Queensland. She has a wide global research network, having worked in Australia, South Africa, sub-Antarctic/Antarctic and the Arctic.

  73. Jan du Preez

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    Jan du Preez
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1930-.. (age 91)
    Occupations
    rugby union player
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    Jan Gysbert Hermanus du Preez is a former South African rugby union player who made one Test match appearance in 1956.

  74. Donald du Toit

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    Donald du Toit
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    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1946-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    surgeon
    Biography

    Donald du Toit, FCS., FRCS.,PHD., D.Phil. is a specialist general surgeon, clinician and emeritus professor as well as chief of Anatomy and Histology and previous ad hominem professor of surgery at the University of Stellenbosch.

  75. Lulu Latsky

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    Lulu Latsky
    Years
    1901-1980 (aged 79)
    Occupations
    zoologistwriter
    Biography

    Lulu Latsky was a South African writer and zoologist, and the first woman to earn a doctorate in science in South Africa. She wrote about 70 books including many that were written for children and based on her knowledge of zoology.

  76. Jesaya Elago Kambonde

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    Years
    1955-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    Brigadier General Jesaya Elago Kambonde is a Namibian Military General Officer. He served as the chief of staff responsible for finance in the Namibian Defence Force (NDF)

  77. Robert du Preez

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    Robert du Preez
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    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1993-.. (age 28)
    Occupations
    rugby union player
    Biography

    Robert James du Preez is a South African rugby union player for English Premiership side Sale Sharks. His regular position is fly-half.

  78. Gordon Tomlinson

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    Gordon Tomlinson
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    Years
    1887-1955 (aged 68)
    Occupations
    poetlawyer
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    Gordon Tomlinson was a lawyer, writer, and champion of Afrikaans.

  79. Dirk Daniël Hammann

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    Dirk Daniël Hammann
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1937-.. (age 84)
    Occupations
    journalist
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    Dirk Daniël Hammann, known as Niel Hammann, is a retired South African senior journalist. He was Editor-in-Chief of the Afrikaans weekly family magazine Huisgenoot and its sister publication You (English).