Mbeki, Govan Archibald Mvuyelwa

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Mbeki, Govan Archibald Mvuyelwa

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  • Dhlamini (clan mane)
  • James (alias)
  • Oom Gov

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Dates of existence

9 July 1910 - 30 August 2001

History

Historian, anti-apartheid activist, and leading member of the ANC and the SACP. Served on the High Command of MK. Father of former South African president Thabo Mbeki 1999–2008). Convicted in the Rivonia Trial and sentenced to life imprisonment. Released from Robben Island Prison, 1987. Served in South Africa’s post-apartheid Senate, 1994–97, as deputy president of the Senate, and as a member of its successor, the National Council of Provinces, 1997–99. Awarded the ANC’s highest honour, Isitwalandwe Seaparankoe, in 1980. Clan name, Zizi.

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Mbeki, Thabo Mvuyelwa (18 June 1942 -)

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ZA-COM-01317

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family

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Mbeki, Thabo Mvuyelwa is the child of Mbeki, Govan Archibald Mvuyelwa

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Mbeki, Moeletsi (9 November 1945 -)

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ZA-COM-01534

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family

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Mbeki, Moeletsi is the parent of Mbeki, Govan Archibald Mvuyelwa

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Mbeki, Eppainette (16 February 1916 - 7 June 2014)

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ZA-COM-01535

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family

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Mbeki, Eppainette is the spouse of Mbeki, Govan Archibald Mvuyelwa

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ZA-COM-01318

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"James" is a pseudonym of Mbeki's (Rivonia Trial Prosecution Papers, MS.385_7_0103.jpg).

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