Sisulu, Albertina Nontsikelelo

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Sisulu, Albertina Nontsikelelo

Parallel form(s) of name

  • Sisulu (née Thethiwe), Nontsikelelo (Ntsiki) Albertina

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  • née Thethiwe

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Dates of existence

21 October 1918 - 2 June 2011

History

Nurse, midwife, anti-apartheid and women’s rights activist, and MP. Leading ANC member. Married Walter Sisulu, whom she met through her nursing friend, Evelyn Mase (Mandela’s first wife), 1944. Member of the ANCWL and Federation of South African Women (FEDSAW). Played a leading role in the 1956 women’s anti-pass protest. The first woman to be arrested under the General Laws Amendment Act, 1963, during which time she was held in solitary confinement for ninety days. Continually subjected to banning orders and police harassment from 1963. Elected as one of the three presidents of the UDF at its formation in August 1983. In 1985 charged with fifteen other UDF and trade union leaders for treason in what became known as the Pietermaritzburg Treason Trial. MP from 1994 until she retired in 1999. President of the World Peace Council, 1993–96. Recipient of the South African Women for Women Woman of Distinction Award 2003, in recognition of her courageous lifelong struggle for human rights and dignity.

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Related entity

Sisulu, Lindiwe (10 May 1954 -)

Identifier of the related entity

ZA-COM-02095

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family

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Sisulu, Lindiwe is the child of Sisulu, Albertina Nontsikelelo

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Sisulu, Max Vuyisile (23 August 1945-)

Identifier of the related entity

ZA-COM-00969

Category of the relationship

family

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Sisulu, Max Vuyisile is the child of Sisulu, Albertina Nontsikelelo

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Sisulu, Zwelakhe (
17 December 1950–4 October 2012
)

Identifier of the related entity

ZA-COM-00769

Category of the relationship

family

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Sisulu, Zwelakhe is the child of Sisulu, Albertina Nontsikelelo

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Sisulu, Walter Max Ulyate (18 May 1912-5 May 2003)

Identifier of the related entity

ZA-COM-03996

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family

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Sisulu, Walter Max Ulyate is the spouse of Sisulu, Albertina Nontsikelelo

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Sisulu, Shaka

Identifier of the related entity

ZA-COM-01319

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family

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Sisulu, Shaka is the grandchild of Sisulu, Albertina Nontsikelelo

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ZA-COM-03926

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