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Dinge en Goete (Things and Stuff): This Day in History: Oct Boer War begins in South Africa History Facts, Strange History, History Photos, African History, African Art, Interesting History, My Land, British Army, World History

This Day in History: Oct 11, 1899: Boer War begins in South Africa

It was a war of greed. An already rich and powerful nation wanted more and was willing to sacrifice anything to get it. The Second Boer War (Dutch: Tweede Boerenoorlog, Afrikaans: Tweede Vryheidsoorlog or Tweede Boereoorlog) was fought from 11 October 1899 until 31 May 1902 between the British Empire and the Afrikaans-speaking Dutch settlers of two independent Boer republics, the South African Republic (Transvaal Republic) and the Orange Free State. It ended with a British victory and the…

Statue of Shaka Zulu- son of Senzangakhona and Nandi. Soldier and eventually a monarch of the Zulu Kingdom Zulu Warrior, Warrior King, All About Africa, Out Of Africa, African Culture, African American History, African Tribes, African Art, African Royalty

Shaka Zulu- son of Senzangakhona and Nandi. Soldier and eventually a monarch of the Zulu Kingdom

Mama Winnie Mandela in Traditional Xhosa umbhaco at some point it was a crime in… Xhosa Attire, African Attire, African Wear, African Women, African Dress, Tribal African, African Clothes, African Life, African Culture

Mama Winnie Mandela in Traditional Xhosa umbhaco at some point it was a crime in S.A to dress like this.

Lord Kitchener, Felt by some to be a War criminal. He and Lord Milner were the architects of the UK concentration camps and the scorched earth policy during the Second Anglo-Boer War. British Soldier, British Army, West Africa, South Africa, National History Day, Men In Uniform, Toy Soldiers, African History, Military History

Lord Kitchener

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This Day in History: Sep Gen. Louis Botha, soldier, statesman and first prime minister of the Union of South Africa, is born. Military Photos, Military History, Union Of South Africa, First Prime Minister, Vintage Safari, War Novels, Apartheid, War Photography, African History

This Day in History: Sep 27, 1862: Gen. Louis Botha, soldier, statesman and first prime minister of the Union of South Africa, is born.

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 Second Boer War he would eventually fight to have South Africa become a British Dominion. He was born in Greytown (now in KwaZulu-Natal) as one of 13 children born to Louis Botha Senior (26 March 1827 – 5 July 1883) and Salomina Adriana van Rooyen (31 March 1829 – 9 January 1886). He briefly…

 Helena - Cronje General Piet Cronje commandant general of the Traansvaal Republic and his wife Hester were transported along with 1000 prisoners of war from Capetown to St Helena in the Bermudas where Napoleon Bonaparte died in Saint Helena Island, St Helena, Cute Images, My Images, Union Of South Africa, Colonial, Prisoners Of War, Zulu, My Heritage

St. Helena - Cronje General Piet Cronje commandant general of the Traansvaal Republic and his wife Hester were transported along with 1000 prisoners of war from Capetown to St Helena in the Bermudas where Napoleon Bonaparte died in 1821.

Field Marshal Jan Smuts of South Africa. Smuts signed the Paris Peace Treaty, resolving the peace in Europe, thus becoming the only signatory of both the treaty ending the First World War, and that ending the Second. World History, World War Ii, Treaty Of Versailles, Interesting History, African History, East Africa, Military History, Wwii, The Past

This Day in History: Jun 28, 1919: Treaty of Versailles Ends World War I

The Treaty of Versailles, signed in the Versailles Palace outside Paris on June 28, 1919, between the Allied and Associated Powers on the one hand and Germany on the other, brought World War I to an end. From the moment of its signature, the treaty ignited a continuing controversy over its treatment of Germany, with some arguing from the beginning that it was far too harsh, and others that it was too lenient to ensure a lasting peace. The treaty, negotiated between January and June 1919 in…

Second Boer War - Paul Kruger, leader of the South African Republic, (Transvaal), issued an ultimatum of withdrawal in response to the British ultimatum by Joseph Chamberlain for foreigner rights, which escalated the situation to a state of war History Online, World History, African History, African Art, West Africa, South Africa, Africa Map, Thing 1, Kruger National Park

Second Boer War - Wikipedia

SA History: Second Boer War - Paul Kruger, leader of the South African Republic, (Transvaal), issued an ultimatum of withdrawal in response to the British ultimatum by Joseph Chamberlain for foreigner rights, which escalated the situation to a state of war

South Africa 1973 C J Langenhoven Set Fine Mint SG 335 7 Scott 395 7 Condition Fine MNH Only one post charge applied Old Signs, New South, My Childhood Memories, Handmade Books, My Heritage, My Land, African History, Homeland, Vintage Signs

South Africa 1973 C. J. Langenhoven Set Fine Mint

South Africa 1973 C. J. Langenhoven Set Fine Mint SG 335/7 Scott 395/7 Condition: Fine MNH Only one post charge applied on multiple purchases Details: Quality British Commonwealth Stamps N.B. With over 100.000 stamps listed world wide it is not possible to send the item shown in the image. It is representative not specific! We will always send one of equal or better quality. We always try to give accurate descriptions of the items. However, errors can occur! In such case we offer a…

European powers carve up Africa. From 1881 right up until World War I, European countries competed to colonize as much African land as they could. Britain and France seized the largest parcels of territory during this so-called "scramble for Africa. Modern World History, World History Teaching, World History Lessons, Native American History, African History, All About Africa, Africa Map, South Africa, African Diaspora

40 maps that explain World War I

Why the war started, how the Allies won, and why the world has never been the same

Anglo Boer War - Kitchener's Scorched Earth Policy was a last ditch attempt by the British to win the War. Destroying Boer farms and making women and children destitute victims of war. Cape Colony, Haunting Photos, New York Life, Prisoners Of War, A Day In Life, African History, Military History, World War Two, Live

Anglo Boer War - Scorched earth campaign by the British against Boer women and children. a Boer family with a few belongings they were allowed to keep, watch as their home is torched by the British.

Voortrekkers - Orignally Dutch decent - now know as 'Boere'. First World War. Here seen travelling in 'n Ossewa South Afrika, Protest Art, Grass Fed Beef, Weird World, African History, Cool Stuff, Historical Photos, First World, Old Photos

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Voortrekkers - Orignally Dutch decent - now know as 'Boere'. First World War. Here seen travelling in 'n Ossewa

Bekende Botha: General Louis Botha Boere Oorlog leier and Eerste Minister Union Of South Africa, First Prime Minister, African States, Native American Men, Armed Conflict, Tactical Survival, Teaching History, Interesting History, Album

This Day in History: May 31, 1902: The Boer War ends

In Pretoria, representatives of Great Britain and the Boer states sign the Treaty of Vereeniging, officially ending the three-and-a-half-year South African Boer War. The Boers, also known as Afrikaners, were the descendants of the original Dutch settlers of southern Africa. Britain took possession of the Dutch Cape colony in 1806 during the Napoleonic wars, sparking resistance from the independence-minded Boers, who resented the Anglicization of South Africa and Britain's anti-slavery…

The Siege of Mafeking, Sketches in the Beleaguered Town. Illustration for The Illustrated London News, 7 April Ww1 Art, War Medals, The Siege, Model Tanks, Inner World, History Images, Folk Music, Cold War, Cut Outs

The Siege of Mafeking, Sketches in the Beleaguered Town

The Siege of Mafeking, Sketches in the Beleaguered Town. Illustration for The Illustrated London News, 7 April 1900.