Union and Apartheid-era South African money featuring Jan van Riebeck. He is no longer featured on South African money, which MIGHT have something to do with the fact that he begged the Dutch East India Company to let him enslave the natives.
The South African BOER WAR 1899-1902
The South African BOER WAR 1899-1902. Cape of Good Hope. The Cape of Good Hope ,South Africa was founded in 1652 as a halfway house for the Dutch fleet to pick up fresh water and fresh vegetable for their crews. These ships were on their way to trade in the Orient, to places like Batavia ,India and Malaysia. The only indigenous people living in this area were the Koi ,so as the Colony grew, more workers were needed and the Dutch imported slaves from Malaysia, India and the east coast of…
this Day in History: Oct 10, 1825: Paul Kruger, the face of Boer resistance against the British during the Second Boer War is born
Stephanus Johannes Paulus Kruger (10 October 1825 – 14 July 1904), better known as Paul Kruger, and affectionately known as Uncle Paul (Afrikaans: "Oom Paul"), was State President of the South African Republic (Transvaal). He gained international renown as the face of Boer resistance against the British during the South African or Second Boer War (1899–1902). Kruger was born at Bulhoek, on his grandfather's farm in the British Cape Colony, and he grew up on the farm Vaalbank. He received…
Jacobus Johannes Cornelis (Japie) Greyling, is gebore in 1890 op die plaas Smaldeel in die distrik Hoopstad, Oranje Vrystaat. Gedurende die Anglo-Boereoorlog was Japie se vader en 2 ouer broers op kommando om teen die Engelse te veg
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…
Photos in Photos from Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) BETHULIE Kamp/Camp
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The war at home - Exclusive Books
The concentration camps of the Anglo-Boer War caused thousands of deaths and much suffering. But should the women and children in the camps be seen only as victims, or is there another story to be told?