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Sobukwe, Robert Mangaliso

LC control no.n 80137596
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Personal name headingSobukwe, Robert Mangaliso
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Variant(s)Sobukwe, Mangaliso
Sobukwe, Robert
Associated countrySouth Africa
Birth date1924-12-05
Death date1978-02-27
Place of birthGraaff-Reinet (South Africa)
Place of deathKimberley (South Africa)
Field of activityAnti-apartheid movements
AffiliationPan Africanist Congress
University of the Witwatersrand
University of London
Profession or occupationAnti-apartheid activists Teachers College teachers Political prisoners
Found inRaboroko, P. N. R. Mangaliso Sobukwe, defier of the undefiable, 196-.
Pogrund, B. Sobukwe and apartheid, 1990: p. 1 (Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe) p. 4 (b. 12/05/1924) p. 4 of cover (d. Feb. 1978)
Speeches of Mangaliso Sobukwe 1949-1959, 1978
Robert Sobukwe, 2008: page 5 (Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe was born on 5 December 1924 in Graff-Reinet in the Eastern Cape) page 39 (Sobukwe died on 27 February 1978)
South African History Online, viewed December 3, 2018 (Robert Sobukwe; first president of the Pan Africanist Congress; joined the African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) in 1948; elected president of the Fort Hare Students' Representative Council (SRC) in 1949; appointed teacher at Jandrell Secondary School in Standerton, taught history, English and geography, 1950-1954; moved to Johannesburg in 1954, became a lecturer in African Studies at the University of the Witwatersrand, completed his Honours dissertation there in 1958, topic: "A collection of Xhosa riddles"; at the launch of the PAC's anti-pass campaign, he resigned from his post as lecturer at Wits; arrested and charged with sedition; kept in solitary confinement on Robben Island, but allowed access to books, obtained a degree in economics from the University of London; released from prison in May 1969 and banished to Galeshewe, Kimberley, under house arrest; studied law, established his own law firm in 1975; died from lung cancer at Kimberley General Hospital)
Equivalent(s)Sobukwe, Robert Mangaliso, 1924-1978
Associated languageeng