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ANDRIES PRETORIUS is op 27 November 1798 by Graaff-Reinet in die destyds Kaapkolonie gebore, die vyfde geslag van die Suid-Afrikaanse Pretorius-stamvader.    Die seun, Martinus Wessels Pretorius, stig Pretoria vernoem na sy pa, Andries Wilhelmus Jacobus Pretorius. En in die Ou Kerkhof van die einste Pretoria—wat dekades later die administratiewe hoofstad van ’n verenigde Suid-Afrika sal word—sal Andries Pretorius se stoflike oorskot in 1891 met groot eerbetoon herbegrawe word…

ANDRIES PRETORIUS is op 27 November 1798 by Graaff-Reinet in die destyds Kaapkolonie gebore, die vyfde geslag van die Suid-Afrikaanse Pretorius-stamvader. Die seun, Martinus Wessels Pretorius, stig Pretoria vernoem na sy pa, Andries Wilhelmus Jacobus Pretorius. En in die Ou Kerkhof van die einste Pretoria—wat dekades later die administratiewe hoofstad van ’n verenigde Suid-Afrika sal word—sal Andries Pretorius se stoflike oorskot in 1891 met groot eerbetoon herbegrawe word…

Of the slightly more than 104,000 women and children placed in these camps, about 28,000 died.  The humanitarian world was appalled.  The conduct of the British against the civilian Boer population was the subject of universal disapprobation, so it's interesting to note that his written defense of the British cause in the war was the reason Conan Doyle (creator of the Sherlock Holmes) was later knighted

Of the slightly more than women and children placed in these camps…

Koeksisters Recipe - a traditional South African donut made with a simple dough and sweet, spiced syrup. YUM!

Koeksisters Recipe - a traditional South African donut made with a simple dough and sweet, spiced syrup.

Andries Gerhardus Visser (A.G. Visser) ( 1878-1929). Hy is gebore in 'n tent onder 'n peerboom.  Studeer as geneesheer in Edinburg. Wen 2 x die Hertzogprys vir letterkunde.

Andries Gerhardus Visser (A. Visser) ( Hy is gebore in 'n tent onder 'n peerboom. Studeer as geneesheer in Edinburg. Wen 2 x die Hertzogprys vir letterkunde.

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

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 uitlander rights, which escalated the situation to a state of war