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.

Jan Smuts - This Day in History: Jun Treaty of Versailles = Keynes predicts economic chaos

Woolies and Soweto Gospel Choir: Madiba Tribute

Beautiful flash mob tribute to Mandela: Woolies and Soweto Gospel Choir: Madiba Tribute

Winston Churchill by Yousuf Karsh.

Yousuf Karsh’s 1941 portrait of a scowling Winston Churchill – reportedly reacting to Karsh snatching Churchill’s cigar – graced the cover of Life magazine and cemented the British prime minister’s.

Jan Christiaan Smuts, OM, CH, ED, KC, FRS, PC (24 May 1870 – 11 September 1950) was a prominent South African and British Commonwealth statesman, military leader and philosopher. In addition to holding various cabinet posts, he served as Prime Minister of the Union of South Africa from 1919 until 1924 and from 1939 until 1948. He served in the First World War and as a British field marshal in the Second World War.

Jan Christiaan Smuts, OM, CH, ED, KC, FRS, PC (24 May 1870 – 11 September 1950) was a prominent South African and British Commonwealth statesman, military leader and philosopher. In addition to holding various cabinet posts, he served as Prime Minister of the Union of South Africa from 1919 until 1924 and from 1939 until 1948. He served in the First World War and as a British field marshal in the Second World War.

Margaret Thatcher, who died on 8 April 2013. Love her or hate her, she was a strong leader who pulled the UK up from the quagmire into which the country had sunk in the late 1970s.

The woman who saved Britain... Now give her a state funeral: Maggie deserves it for transforming Britain, say Tory MPs

The Iron Lady in waiting: Margaret Thatcher posing in a glamorous grey chiffon dress, London The attache case for Secretary of State for Education and Science is on the right of the picture.

Death of  Professor Phillip Tobias, the great South African palaeoanthropologist. He will be sadly missed.

Phillip Tobias

South Africa -- Phillip Tobias, renowned South African paleoanthropologist and expert on early man and hominids, recently died.

The death of former South African president Nelson Mandela was announced during the UK premiere of a film about his life. 5 December 2013.

Prince William's tribute as he and Kate leave premiere of Mandela film

Former South African President Nelson Mandela waves to the crowd at Soccer City stadium during the closing ceremony for the 2010 World Cup in Johannesburg, on July (Reuters/Michael Kooren)

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and former president Nelson Mandela. (Gallo)

Former president Nelson Mandela's presence has left the world and South Africa a little better, writes Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu.

A controversial icon. Enoch Powell.

PSST: River Tiber is in Italy if Enoch Powell the Jackass knew it then. What river of blood metaphor got to do with arresting Muslim Britons crying ISIS flag around UK. Flag is piece of cloth not weapon.

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