Barney Barnato (1852 - 1897) arrived in South Africa from England at the age of 20. He was penniless, but within 10 years he was a millionaire.

Barney Barnato (1852 - 1897) arrived in South Africa from England at the age of 20. He was penniless, but within 10 years he was a millionaire.

Cornelius van Gogh  (17 May 1867 - 24 April 1900)  Cornelius van Gogh was the youngest of the Van Gogh children, but, like his brothers, he too died young. He was listed as killed in action in the Boer forces, but there are unconfirmed reports that he committed suicide.

Cornelius van Gogh (17 May 1867 - 24 April 1900) Cornelius van Gogh was the youngest of the Van Gogh children, but, like his brothers, he too died young. He was listed as killed in action in the Boer forces, but there are unconfirmed reports that he committed suicide.

Die Franse Boer is 'n moet-lees Afrikaanse eBoek vir iedereen wat 'n belangstelling het in die Suid-Afrikaanse geskiedenis. Die outeur, Andrew Barlow toon uitsonderlike insig oor die hoe die legkaart van die Suid-Afrikaanse geskiedenis inpas in die internasionale gebeure.

Die Franse Boer is 'n moet-lees Afrikaanse eBoek vir iedereen wat 'n belangstelling het in die Suid-Afrikaanse geskiedenis. Die outeur, Andrew Barlow toon uitsonderlike insig oor die hoe die legkaart van die Suid-Afrikaanse geskiedenis inpas in die internasionale gebeure.

Five exiles – Lourens Steytler, George Steytler, Willie Steyn, Piet Botha and a German named Hausner – succeeded in swimming out to a Russian steamer in the port of Colombo, travelled by a devious route through to the Crimea and from there to St Petersburg, Russia where the locals, sympathetic to the Boer cause, celebrated their escape. Then on to Germany, The men then visited Kruger in Holland and finally landed at Walvis Bay.

Five exiles – Lourens Steytler, George Steytler, Willie Steyn, Piet Botha and a German named Hausner – succeeded in swimming out to a Russian steamer in the port of Colombo, travelled by a devious route through to the Crimea and from there to St Petersburg, Russia where the locals, sympathetic to the Boer cause, celebrated their escape. Then on to Germany, The men then visited Kruger in Holland and finally landed at Walvis Bay.

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