Harry Oppenheimer (1908-2000) was born in Kimberley, South Africa and groomed from an early age to succeed his father Sir Ernest Oppenheimer as head of Anglo-DeBeers.

Harry Oppenheimer (1908-2000) was born in Kimberley, South Africa and groomed from an early age to succeed his father Sir Ernest Oppenheimer as head of Anglo-DeBeers.

Sir Ernest Oppenheimer (1880 – 1957) was a German-born industrialist, financier, and one of the most successful leaders in the mining industry of South Africa and Rhodesia (now known as Zimbabwe). In 1917 Sir Ernest founded the Anglo American Corporation of South Africa, later adding De Beers and effectively ruling the world commerce in diamonds and minerals both precious and strategic.

Sir Ernest Oppenheimer (1880 – 1957) was a German-born industrialist, financier, and one of the most successful leaders in the mining industry of South Africa and Rhodesia (now known as Zimbabwe). In 1917 Sir Ernest founded the Anglo American Corporation of South Africa, later adding De Beers and effectively ruling the world commerce in diamonds and minerals both precious and strategic.

Famous South Africans - Zola Pieterse (born Zola Budd, 26 May 1966 in Bloemfontein, Orange Free State, South Africa), is a former Olympic track and field competitor who, in less than three years, twice broke the world record in the women's 5000 metres and twice was the women's winner at the World Cross Country Championships. Budd's career was unusual in that she mainly trained and raced barefoot.

Famous South Africans - Zola Pieterse (born Zola Budd, 26 May 1966 in Bloemfontein, Orange Free State, South Africa), is a former Olympic track and field competitor who, in less than three years, twice broke the world record in the women's 5000 metres and twice was the women's winner at the World Cross Country Championships. Budd's career was unusual in that she mainly trained and raced barefoot.

Dr Chris Barnard was a South African cardiac surgeon, famous for performing the world's first successful human-to-human heart Orthotopic transplant.

Dr Chris Barnard was a South African cardiac surgeon, famous for performing the world's first successful human-to-human heart Orthotopic transplant.

South Africa 1973 C J Langenhoven Set Fine Mint                    SG 335 7 Scott 395 7          Condition Fine MNH    Only one post charge applied

South Africa 1973 C J Langenhoven Set Fine Mint SG 335 7 Scott 395 7 Condition Fine MNH Only one post charge applied

Emily Hobhouse, an English activist, spent six months in South Africa from January to June 1901 visiting Bloemfontein and six other camps during the Anglo Boer War

Emily Hobhouse, an English activist, spent six months in South Africa from January to June 1901 visiting Bloemfontein and six other camps during the Anglo Boer War

Genl Koos de la Rey 22/10/1847 - 15/09/1914 was 'n genl gedurende 2de Vryheidsoorlog en word geag as een van die grootste militêre leiers tydens daardie konflik.De la Rey was beroemd vir sy rare gedrag teenoor sy vyande. 'n Voorbeeld: by Tweebosch op die 7/3 waar hy Lt-genl Methuen met van sy troepe gevange geneem het. Die troepe is teruggestuur en Methuen is vrygelaat omdat hy erg gewond is, De la Rey meen dat hy sou doodgaan sonder die mediese dienste wat Britte op daardie stadium kon…

Genl Koos de la Rey 22/10/1847 - 15/09/1914 was 'n genl gedurende 2de Vryheidsoorlog en word geag as een van die grootste militêre leiers tydens daardie konflik.De la Rey was beroemd vir sy rare gedrag teenoor sy vyande. 'n Voorbeeld: by Tweebosch op die 7/3 waar hy Lt-genl Methuen met van sy troepe gevange geneem het. Die troepe is teruggestuur en Methuen is vrygelaat omdat hy erg gewond is, De la Rey meen dat hy sou doodgaan sonder die mediese dienste wat Britte op daardie stadium kon…

Christiaan Rudolf De Wet (1854 - 1922) was 'n genl tydens 2de Vryheidsoorlog.De Wet was 27 jaar oud met die uitbreek van die 1ste Vryheidsoorlog -1880.Hy het saam met Heidelberg Kommando geveg deelgeneem aan die Slag van Laingsnek, hy het sy dapperheid getoon by Ingogo en Majuba vroeg in 1881.In Maart en April van 1900 het De Wet 'n offensief van stapel gestuur wat 'n herlewing in die Boere se stryd ingelui het.Hy het 'n legende geword met sy guerilla-aanvalle in die suidooste van die land.

Christiaan Rudolf De Wet (1854 - 1922) was 'n genl tydens 2de Vryheidsoorlog.De Wet was 27 jaar oud met die uitbreek van die 1ste Vryheidsoorlog -1880.Hy het saam met Heidelberg Kommando geveg deelgeneem aan die Slag van Laingsnek, hy het sy dapperheid getoon by Ingogo en Majuba vroeg in 1881.In Maart en April van 1900 het De Wet 'n offensief van stapel gestuur wat 'n herlewing in die Boere se stryd ingelui het.Hy het 'n legende geword met sy guerilla-aanvalle in die suidooste van die land.

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