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Biko, Steve, 1946-1977

LC control no.n 79055096
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Personal name headingBiko, Steve, 1946-1977
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Variant(s)Biko, B. S. (Bantu Stephen), 1946-1977
Biko, Stephen, 1946-1977
Biko, S. B. (Stephen Bantu), 1946-1977
Biko, Steven, 1946-1977
Biko, Bantu Stephen, 1946-1977
See alsoFather of: Biko, Hlumelo
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Other standard no.66481133
Associated countrySouth Africa
Birth date1946-12-18
Death date1977-09-12
Place of birthKing William's Town (South Africa)
Place of deathPretoria (South Africa)
AffiliationSouth African Students' Organisation Black Consciousness Movement of South Africa University of Natal
Profession or occupationPolitical activists
Found inBlack viewpoint, 1972.
LC data base, 3/17/88 (hdg.: Biko, Stephen, 1946-1977; usage: Steve Biko, B.S. Biko)
Blair, J. A miserable and lonely death, 1977: t.p. (Steven Biko)
Biko doctors case collection (MI) 1986?: fr. 9 (S.B. Biko) fr. 13 (Steve Biko)
Bounds of possibility, 1991: t.p., in subtitle (Steve Biko) p. 14, in photo caption (Bantu Stephen Biko)
Steve Biko, 2003: page 7 (Bantu Stephen Biko was born on 18 December 1946 in Ginsberg Location, a township near King Williams's Town, in the Eastern Cape) page 26 (died September 12, 1977)
Dictionary of African Biography, accessed via The Oxford African American Studies Center online database, July 27, 2014: (Biko, Steve; Stephen Bantu Biko; political activist, educator; born 18 December 1946 in King William's Town, Eastern Cape, South Africa; expelled from Lovedale Institute because of his brother's political activity; moved to the Catholic boarding school of St. Francis College in Marianhill, outside Durban; in the late 1960s, entered the University of Natal to study medicine, but was expelled because of his political activities; over time, he became a key figure in the anti-apartheid struggle; led the formation of the South African Students' Organization (SASO) (1968); popularized the ideas of the Black Consciousness Movement; was detained twice under the Terrorism Act (1976, 1977); died 12 September 1977 in Pretoria, South Africa)