A South African by birth, A.G. “Sailor” Malan became one of the great Royal Air Force fighter leaders during the Battle of Britain. In the summer of 1940, Malan commanded the legendary 74 Squadron, which helped stop the advance of Germany’s Luftwaffe.

A South African by birth, A. “Sailor” Malan became one of the great Royal Air Force fighter leaders during the Battle of Britain. In the summer of Malan commanded the legendary 74 Squadron, which helped stop the advance of Germany’s Luftwaffe.

April 1963  South African opera singer Denny Dayriss gets her hair dressed with £10,000-worth of diamonds by Sassoon at his salon in London to sing at a charity ball at the Dorchester Hotel. The event raised funds for the White Fleet, an organization that converted former navy vessels into hospital ships that were despatched to disaster areas.

Vidal Sassoon: A History in Haircuts

Solomon (Sol) Kerzner (born 23 August 1935) is a South African accountant and business magnate.His family started a hotel chain; after Kerzner graduated as a Chartered Accountant, he took over the running of the group and went on to create the most successful hotel group in South Africa, Sun International.

Famous South Africans - Solomon (Sol) Kerzner (born 23 August is a South…

Raymond Ackerman    Raymond Ackerman is a South African businessman. In 1967 he bought a Cape Town-based group comprising four small supermarkets.

Raymond Ackerman is a South African businessman. In 1967 he bought a Cape Town-based group comprising four small supermarkets.

Frederik Willem de Klerk (gebore 18 Maart 1936) was Staatspresident van Suid-Afrika vanaf September 1989 tot April 1994, en vanaf Februarie 1989 tot September 1997 ook leier van die Nasionale Party, wat later die Nuwe Nasionale Party geword het.

Frederik Willem de Klerk was the last State President of apartheid-era South Africa, serving from September 1989 to May De Klerk was also leader of the National Party, which later became the New National Party, from February.

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