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Funny coincidence history about John Kennedy and Abraham Lincoln. But Lyndon B. Johnson was president upon Kennedy's assassination, not Andrew Johnson.history repeats itself in a weird way.

Florence Nightingale ~ "Florence Nightingale (12 May 1820 – 13 August 1910) was a celebrated English nurse, writer and statistician. She came to prominence for her pioneering work in nursing during the Crimean War, where she tended to wounded soldiers. She was dubbed 'The Lady with the Lamp' after her habit of making rounds at night. An Anglican, Nightingale believed that God had called her to be a nurse."

Florence Nightingale Celebrated English nurse, writer and statistician. She came to prominence for her pioneering work in nursing during the Crimean War, where she tended to wounded soldiers. Nightingale laid the foundation of professional nursing.

Although she was a British citizen, Emily Hobhouse has become an honorary South African through her selfless and courageous actions, which exposed the inhumanity of concentration camps during the Anglo-Boer war (1899-1902).The amenities in the camps were clearly planned to kill as many of the women and children as possible. They were accommodated in reject tents which offered no protection against the elements.

Although she was a British citizen, Emily Hobhouse has become an honorary South African through her selfless and courageous actions, which exposed the inhumanity of concentration camps during the Anglo-Boer war Fantastiese Vroumens!

Zulus-Queen Victoria’s colonial adventurism included expeditions into south central Africa that led to 25 years of war with the native Zulu tribes and Dutch Afrikaners. The Anglo-Zulu War was fought in 1879 between Britain and the Zulus, and signaled the end of the Zulus as an independent nation. It had complex beginnings, some bad decisions and bloody battles that caused the British to engage earlier than they intended, but played out a common story of colonialism

Zulu Warrior - Queen Victoria’s colonial adventurism included expeditions into…

Boer General Koos De La Rey (22/10/1847 - 15/09/1914), one of South Africa's best loved military leaders during the Anglo Boer-War. Famous for his humane treatment of his enemies

Boer General Koos De La Rey - one of South Africa's best loved military leaders during the Anglo Boer-War. Famous for his humane treatment of his enemies

Birth Centenary of Sir Winston Churchill 10p Stamp (1974) War Correspondent, South Africa, 1899

Winston churchill Stock Photos and Images. 114 winston churchill pictures and royalty free photography available to search from over 100 stock photo brands.

Jan van Riebeeck: (1619 - 1677), Dutch colonial administrator and founder of Cape Town.

Johan Anthoniszoon van Riebeeck - Jan van Riebeeck April 1619 – 18 January of the Dutch East India Company, VOC, was a Dutch colonial administrator and the founder of Cape Town. He was the Commander of the Cape Colony (Kaapkolonie) from 1652 until

Shaka (Zulu Tribe) King Shaka is one of the greatest South African legends. Born in 1787 he became the ultimate African warrior-king. One of the most successful of Shaka`s great battle tactics was the fighting formation he devised called the `horns of the buffalo`, a clever method of ambush. Shaka was assasinated in 1828 by his half brother Dingaan, who had contested the throne.

Shaka (Zulu Tribe) King Shaka is one of the greatest South African legends. Born in 1787 he became the ultimate African warrior-king. One of the most successful of Shaka`s great battle tactics was the fighting formation he devised called the `horns of the buffalo`, a clever method of ambush. Shaka was assasinated in 1828 by his half brother Dingaan, who had contested the throne.

Interessant dat die eerste Hugenoot wat voet aan wal in Tafelbaai gesit het, Maria de la Quellerie, die eggenote van Jan van Riebeeck, was. Sy het egter net vir 10 jaar aan die Kaap vertoef en het in 1662 saam met haar eggenoot vertrek.

Interessant dat die eerste Hugenoot wat voet aan wal in Tafelbaai gesit het, Maria de la Quellerie, die eggenote van Jan van Riebeeck, was. Sy het egter net vir 10 jaar aan die Kaap vertoef en het in 1662 saam met haar eggenoot vertrek.

Zacharias Wagner volg vir Jan van Riebeeck op. Gedurende sy termyn die vlgnde gebeurtenisse: Die eerste aangetekende waterskema (’n klip- baksteenstruktuur met houtsluis) is gebou op ‘n stroom aan die voet van Tafelberg(1663).Robbeneiland word in ‘n tronk omskep.Buiteposte word opgerig in die Hottentots-Holland en Saldanhabaai (1663).‘n Nedersetting word by Vishoek gevestig.Die eerste NG gemeente word gestig (18/8/1665).  Daar word begin met die bou van die Kasteel van Goeie Hoop (2/1/1666)

Author: Spohr, O H, Description: This book provides fascinating insights into the life of the Cape's little known second commander, a long-standing Dutch West and East Indies Company official of German

Krugerdag was 'n openbare vakansiedag wat vanaf 1882 tot 1899 en weer vanaf 1952 tot 1993 jaarliks op 10 Oktober in Suid-Afrika waargeneem is. Die dag is vernoem na Paul Kruger, 'n Boere weerstandsleier teen Britse bewind en later president van die Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek, wat sy verjaarsdag op 10 Oktober gevier het. Op die dag is gepoog om die waardes en beginsels in die Afrikanervolkslewe te onderstreep

Krugerdag was 'n openbare vakansiedag wat vanaf 1882 tot 1899 en weer vanaf 1952 tot 1993 jaarliks op 10 Oktober in Suid-Afrika waargeneem is. Die dag is vernoem na Paul Kruger, 'n Boere weerstandsleier teen Britse bewind en later president van die Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek, wat sy verjaarsdag op 10 Oktober gevier het. Op die dag is gepoog om die waardes en beginsels in die Afrikanervolkslewe te onderstreep

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