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Honoured Dead Memorial, Kimberley, Northern Cape, South Africa | by South African Tourism Beautiful Sites, Life Is Beautiful, Beautiful Places, African States, Namibia, Walking Routes, My Land, African History, South Africa

Honoured Dead Memorial, Kimberley, Northern Cape, South Africa

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Harry Oppenheimer was born in Kimberley, South Africa and groomed from an early age to succeed his father Sir Ernest Oppenheimer as head of Anglo-DeBeers. Mum & Dad had lunch with them in Joburg on at least one occasion. John Rhodes, Headshot Poses, Modern Portraits, Poses For Men, People Of Interest, New South, East Africa, African History, Celebs

Famous People in the Diamond Industry | CT Diamond Museum

Learn more of the famous people in the South African diamond industry, past and present including Cecil John Rhodes and the Oppenheimer family.

KD: The Boer War was fought amongst the Afrikaners (Dutch descendants of the Dutch settlers in the Cape Colony of Southern Africa) and the Britis… (With images) Military Photos, Military History, Cape Colony, Union Of South Africa, South Afrika, Canadian Soldiers, World Conflicts, History Online, Armed Conflict

This Day in History: Dec 11, 1899: The Battle of Magersfontein

The Battle of Magersfontein was fought on 11 December 1899, at Magersfontein near Kimberley on the borders of the Cape Colony and the independent republic of the Orange Free State. British forces under Lieutenant General Lord Methuen were advancing north along the railway line from the Cape in order to relieve the Siege of Kimberley, but their path was blocked at Magersfontein by a Boer force that was entrenched in the surrounding hills. The British had already fought a series of battles…

HISTORY-This is a picture of Cecil Rhodes. When Zimbabwe was controlled by the British their name was Rhodesia because he named it after himself. Rhodesia is our now Zambia and Zimbabwe. John Rhodes, Socialist State, World Government, House Of Windsor, Rich People, Always And Forever, New World Order, World Leaders, De Beers

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Cecil Rhodes, the founder of DeBeers, and murdering frontiers men. Rhodes killed close to 100 million Africans on his quest for glittering stones. Apparently, to this company it was worth it. Click the link.

Northern Cape Diamond Fields: Kimberley& Big Hole and diamond history The Places Youll Go, Places To See, Wonderful Places, Beautiful Places, Namibia, Living In Europe, Out Of Africa, Beaches In The World, Science And Nature

Northern Cape Diamond Fields: Kimberley’s Big Hole and diamond history

Northern Cape Diamond Fields Region’s rich history of diamond mining is famous for Kimberley’s Big Hole, De Beers and Cecil John Rhodes | FindTripInfo

De Beers Head Office in Kimberly, South Africa. Diamond City, Tiny Waist, University Of Oklahoma, Old Houses, South Africa, Buildings, Beautiful Places, Explore, Landscape

Travel to Great Mirror with the The Great Mirror

The Great Mirror is a collection of several thousand photos showing cultural rather than physical landscapes. They are intended to illuminate the people who have shaped the face of the earth and are reflected in it. These photographs were taken over the last 30 years by Bret Wallach, a geography professor at the University of Oklahoma.

McGregor Museum, Kimberley, Northern Cape, South Africa | by South African Tourism Diamond City, My Land, Continents, Places Ive Been, South Africa, Birth, Cape, Tourism, Paradise

McGregor Museum, Kimberley, Northern Cape, South Africa

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Visit a South African museum dedicated to the famous diamond industry and learn about the history of diamonds and South African diamonds. Diamond City, Diamond Mines, African Museum, Cape Colony, Africa Continent, African Diamonds, V&a Waterfront, Tiger Tank, Folk Music

he 1867 discovery of diamonds in the Cape Colony, South Africa, radically modified not only the world's supply of diamonds but also the conception of them.

The Big Hole, Open Mine or Kimberley Mine (Afrikaans: Groot Gat) is an open-pit and underground diamond mine in Kimberley, South Africa, and claimed to be the largest hole excavated by hand. Diamond City, Diamond Mines, My Land, Afrikaans, Far Away, Places Ive Been, South Africa, City Photo, Cape

The Big Hole, Open Mine or Kimberley Mine (Afrikaans: Groot Gat) is an open-pit and underground diamond mine in Kimberley, South Africa, and claimed to be the largest hole excavated by hand.